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Feel the heat and pitch yourself against the best with PDC World Championship Darts 2009!

The Most Realistic Darts Game Yet!

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, UK Friday 27th March 2009–“You’ll be throwing for the match!” Using real-life player averages and incorporating professional player character traits, playing against the top talent in PDC Darts Tournaments couldn’t feel more realistic.

Immerse yourself in the experience: You’ll be able to match or beat their stamina, anticipate their strategies, hit the doubles and the triples, then go in for the kill and check out when they’re close to the wire!

PDC World Championship Darts 2009 on Wii™ gives you the feel of the true darts physics, providing a more natural throwing experience, realistic dart collisions and bed bouncing sound FX–“It’s back to back maximum magic”!

With“player cam” zoom-ins and Wii Remote™ vibration feedback for those all important 180s&check outs, you’ll be feeling the oche heartbeat.

With over 4,000 lines of commentary using TV’s voice of darts, Sid Waddell and raspy voiced scorer Russ Bray, PDC World Championship Darts 2009 on Wii™ will prove to be a double top darts experience.

PDC World Championship Darts 2009 is released on 29th May 2009 on both Nintendo DS™ and Wii formats.

For more information on PDC Darts go to www.dartsvideogame.com now! Game On!

For more information about The Professional Darts Corporation: http://www.planetdarts.tv

For more information about Oxygen Games: http://www.oxygengames.net

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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

About Rebellion

The UK-based computer games super-developer was established in 1992 by brothers Jason and Chris Kingsley. Their first major success was Aliens Vs. PredatorTM on PC in 1999, creating game innovations years ahead of their time. As their name suggests, their approach to game production is focused primarily on cross-platform innovation and product quality. Their purchase of the UK sci-fi comic 2000 AD in 2000 and subsequent motion picture productions has provided valuable in-sight and experience in creating its unique product portfolio.

In 2005, Sniper Elite™ was released with Namco and MC2, securing critical acclaim, global sales success and winning the TIGA Award for‘Best PC/Console Game 2005’. Lauded as‘The Gran Turismo of war games' by the gaming press, it has built upon the collection of Rebellion? owned IPs, which includes World War Zero? and the 2000 AD character Rogue Trooper?..

In the summer of 2006, Rebellion? purchased the Core Design studios, responsible for the Lara Croft - Tomb Raider series and Strangelite studios in Liverpool. These acquisitions established the company as one of the biggest and most innovative studios within the European development community.

From July to December 2006, Rebellion? won‘Most Improved Developer’ at the Develop Industry Excellence Awards, was nominated for two BAFTA awards for Best Character and Best Screenplay for Rogue Trooper? and won the TIGA Awards for‘Best Developer’ and‘Best Hand-held and console game’ for Miami Vice: The Game.

2007 was Rebellion’s 15th anniversary and saw the company acquire the Awesome Studio from Ignition in March increasing its staff to 280 personnel. 2007 saw the release of the global hits; The Simpsons Game with EA on PlayStation?2&PSP&Wii™, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix with EA on PlayStation?PSP, Star Wars: Renegade Squadron with LucasArts on PlayStation?PSP, Aliens Vs. Predator: Requiem with Sierra on PlayStation?PSP and finally Rebellion’s own brand Free Running? with Reef Entertainment on PlayStation?2&PSP.

2008 sees the long-awaited move to the purpose built Studio in Oxford, Next-Gen project announcements and the fruition of Rebellion’s ambitious plans.

The Develop 100 2008 rankings saw Rebellion rise to No.16, making the studio the No.1 Independent Developer in Europe.

About Abdu??o

Abdu??o is a Brazilian independent game developer based in S?o Paulo. Founded in 2003, Abdu??o began as an animation company, but quickly changed its focus to game development. In 2004 partnering with Greenland Studios and Instituto Rukha, Abdu??o started developing its first title an action adventure on PC called Evolution.

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