"It's a game that deserves to be played." - Destructoid.com
"it's a satisfying experience you aren't likely to forget." - Hookedgamers.com
"Flavor, intensity, and smart, reflex-driven gameplay mechanics raise TSE into a class of its own." - TenTonHammer.com
Enter the Showdown in style with the Digital Deluxe Edition.
The Deluxe Edition includes:
Bonus Character Mizu Ichiban: After winning several royale battles, this school girl is looking for a real challenge
Two Wearable Costume Sets: Dress you characters up as a Magicka wizard or an armored knight with these cosmetic wearables (Cosmetic Only)
Two Weapon Skins: Kill your foes in style with a golden axe or a hand crossbow cosmetic weapon upgrade (Cosmetic Only)
Magicka: Arrowhead’s first release, Magicka. Giftable if you already own it
XP Boost: A Permanent 3% XP Boost (XP mainly used for cosmetic unlocks)
Soundtrack: The full game soundtrack
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 Twitch.tv, 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 Twitch.tv
8 clichéd characters, each with unique abilities
6 levels across two different environments
4 different free for all and team based game modes
Solo matchmaking using the ELO rating system
Custom rules sets to create your own game modes – Pistols only!
Progressive rewards and unlocks for character and weapon customization
Re-experience the action of your favorite movies across different environments
Numerous heroes, dozens of weapons, hundreds of moves - infinite fun.