About The Game

“Fight to the death, or die trying!”

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.

  • Up to 8 player fast paced cinematic multiplayer action
  • 8 clichéd characters, each with unique abilities
  • 6 levels across three different environments
  • 4 different free for all and team based game modes
  • Choose your loadout from an arsenal of weapons
  • Solo and team matchmaking
  • Custom rules sets to create your own game modes!

Paradox Interactive


1 – 8 players, online


Please note that The Showdown Effect is no longer available to purchase or play. If you have any questions you can contact Paradox Interactive, the publishers.