The Showdown Effect Deluxe Edition

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The Showdown Effect is a 2.5D multiplayer action game inspired by 80’s and 90’s action movies.





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.

The Digital Deluxe Edition includes:

  • Bonus Playable Character - Mizu Ichiban
  • 2 Weapon Skins – Hand Crossbow and Golden Axe (cosmetic)
  • 2 Wearable Sets – Magicka Robe and Knight’s Armor (cosmetic)
  • 1 Giftable Copy of Magicka
  • Permanent +3% XP Boost (XP mainly used for cosmetic unlocks)
  • Official Soundtrack
    • 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 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
    • 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


    Mac Requirements Minimum Supported Will It Run?
    Mac OS X10.7Download the MacGameStore App to compare your Mac's information in real-time.

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    CPU TypeIntel Mac Only
    CPU CoresAny
    CPU Speed2.4 GHz
    System RAM4 GB
    Drive SpaceUnknown
    Video RAM512 MB
    Video (ati)ATI Radeon HD 2600 XT *
    * Unsupported Video Cards: ATI Radeon X1300, ATI Radeon X1600, ATI Radeon X1900 XT, ATI Radeon HD 2400 XT, ATI Radeon HD 2600 Pro
    Video (nvidia)NVIDIA GeForce GT 120 *
    * Unsupported Video Cards: NVIDIA Quadro FX 4500, NVIDIA Quadro FX 5600, NVIDIA GeForce Go 7300, NVIDIA GeForce 7300 GT, NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT, NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GS, NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT, NVIDIA GeForce 9400M, NVIDIA GeForce 9400, NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT
    Video (intel)Any
    Important Notes:
    • Requires Steam and a Steam Account to play.

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    1. Zany Multiplayer Action
      by Wumpus, USA - Mar 6th 2013

      The showdown effect takes cliched action heroes and effects and mashes them together into a fast-paced and challenging multiplayer experience. Its hard to learn, but definitely an entertaining blend of visuals, sounds and gameplay. Since it supports up to 8 player matches, its a great game to play with friends. Check it out!

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