The Showdown Effect - PC

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Viewed: 2.5D Genre:
Shoot 'Em Up
Media: Download Arcade origin:No
Developer: Arrowhead Game Studios
Publishers: Paradox Interactive (GB)
Released: Feb 2013 (GB)


The Showdown Effect is a 2.5D multiplayer action game inspired by 80’s and 90’s action movies. Champions from throughout time fight to death for fun, for glory and for awesome.

The Showdown Effect recreates the outrageous combat found in classic action movies and then takes it one step further. Use weaponry pulled straight from the silver screen's unparalleled arsenal : shotguns, baseball bats, assault rifles, umbrellas, grenades, katanas, rocket launchers and more.

No explosion is too loud and no bullet dodge is impossible. Impale your friend with a broomstick and tell them to “Stick around” as you jetpack off to the next enemy.

The Showdown Effect also uses integrated streaming technology to live stream directly to, without the need for third party software.


• Up to 8 player fast paced cinematic multiplayer action
• In-game, out-of-the box streaming capability to (Mac support coming soon)
• 6 clichéd characters , each with unique abilities
• 4 levels across two different environments
• 4 different free for all and team based game modes
• Solo and team matchmaking
• Custom rules sets to create your own game modes – Pistols only!
• Progressive rewards and unlocks for character and weapon customization
• Experience the most over-the-top action sequences from your favorite movies across different environments
• Numerous heroes, dozens of weapons, hundreds of moves - infinite fun