Northampton, UK; May 29th 2009: Oxygen Games announced today that PDC World Championship Darts 2009 is now available to buy.
PDC World Championship Darts 2009 is released today on both Nintendo DS and Wii formats and is expected to fly off the shelves.
“If like the newly crowned Darts Premier League winner, James Wade, you believe you can take on the world’s best darts Pro’s and beat them at their own game then this game is the perfect way to start your darts career.” commented Oliver Birch, Product Manager at Oxygen Games.
“You can beat Barney or topple Taylor whilst playing your way around real life PDC worldwide championship venue locations as seen on Sky Sports.”
“I expect there to be some major living room darts drama this weekend as friends and families line up their Wii RemoteTM's and challenge each other for some high scoring 180s.” continued Birch
PDC World Championship Darts 2009 has a full career mode for up to eight players, plus 13 party games to choose from, for those who want to practice thier bull’s eyes or brush up on their Killer instinct.
For more information about The Professional Darts Corporation: http://www.planetdarts.tv
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About Oxygen Games™
Oxygen Games™ boasts a broad range of fun&sociable titles to capture the imagination of the casual-console 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
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