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The Showdown Effect Digital Deluxe Edition by Paradox Interactive



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  • Download orders are not eligible for returns or credits
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  • Platform: PC
  • Publisher: Paradox Interactive
  • Developer: Arrowhead Game Studios
  • Category: Action
  • Download Size:2.49MB
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Product Details:

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 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



Requires the Steam client to install and play
DirectX®-compatible Sound Card
DirectX® 10
Hard Drive Space
2 GB Available Hard Drive Space
Operating System
Windows® Vista / 7
2.4 GHz Dual Core 2.4 GHz Processor
4 GB Available System Memory
Video Card
Shader 4.0-compatible Video Card (minimum: NVIDIA GeForce 8800 / AMD Radeon 4830)


Quad Core Intel or AMD Processor
Video Card
1 GB DirectX® 10.1- and Shader 4.0-compatible Video Card (recommended: NVIDIA GeForce 460 / AMD Radeon 5870)

    Important Information:

    © 2013 Paradox Interactive. Trademarks belong to their respective owners. All rights reserved.

    Requires the Steam client to install and play

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