NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, UK, September 27th, 2007– Following on from the rapturous fan reaction to the inclusion of ten real world darts professionals in last year’s critically and commercially successful PDC World Championship Darts, Oxygen Interactive is raising the bar further for its forthcoming, PDC World Championship Darts 2008, by increasing the number of real-life darts legends to 16!
The first ten to be announced include Phil‘The Power’ Taylor - the greatest player ever to throw a dart, winning his 13th World Championship title in 2006 - and Raymond‘The Man’ van Barneveld, the current World Champion who defeated Taylor in the greatest ever final in January 2007.
Also starring in the game are; Colin‘Jaws’ Lloyd (the number one player in the world in 2004 and 2005, winning two major titles along the way), Peter‘One Dart’ Manley (double World Champion), John‘Darth Maple’ Part (from Canada), and the ever-popular Wayne“Hawaii 501” Mardle.
The initial 10 professionals are:
- <*>Phil‘The Power’ Taylor*> <*>Raymond‘The Man’ van Barneveld*> <*>Peter‘One Dart’ Manley*> <*>Wayne‘Hawaii 501’ Mardle*> <*>Dennis‘The Menace’ Priestley*> <*>Adrian‘Jackpot’ Lewis*> <*>Alan‘The Iceman’ Warriner-Little*> <*>John‘Darth Maple’ Part*> <*>Colin‘Jaws’ Lloyd*> <*>Mark‘Flash’ Dudbridge*>
About PDC World Championship Darts 2008
Go head-to-head with the greatest PDC Champions and be part of the year’s most fierce console Championship with PDC World Championship Darts 2008, releasing on Nintendo Wii™
PlayStation®2 and PC alongside the staging of the 2008 Ladbrokes.com World Championship Darts Championship in December 2007.
Starring even more Champions, the full line up of electrifying tournaments, exceptional graphic enhancements, even more play modes and additional formats - PDC World Championship Darts is back for 2008.
Calling on darts, sports and Nintendo Wii™ fans, PDC World Championship Darts 2008 will be bringing the spectacle and excitement of the nation’s best loved sport to your home this Christmas.
PDC World Championship Darts 2008 - Pure excitement. Pure pressure. Pure Darts - Game On!
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About Oxygen GamesTM
Oxygen GamesTM boasts a broad range of fun&sociable titles to capture the imagination of the emerging games audience. With the focus on all major console platforms, Oxygen’s games are based on mainstream lifestyles and interests, whilst delivering contemporary content featuring sports, music&well known personalities. For more information please visit www.oxygengames.net
About Mere Mortals
Mere Mortals was founded in June 1999 by industry veterans of all leading and retro platforms, David Jeffries&Graeme Love, and has grown to become a fully realised team of 36 highly skilled craftspeople. Mere Mortals is an accomplished multiplatform developer, creating products for handhelds as well as all generations of console. In addition, the company invests heavily in its own engine and technology, utilising all leading tools and packages in creating its games.
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