Showdown Effect is ready to launch this week, and in celebration, Paradox has provided us with a new trailer titled "Le Ballet of Death."
Odds are you've never heard of Showdown Effect, and since it hasn't gotten any publicity or buzz, I don't blame you. Basically, it's a PC game that lets you relive glorious cheesy '90s area action in a 2D arena based setting with up to eight players.
Our review will be coming shortly after launch, so stay tuned if you're on the fence.
|2:00 PM on 03.14.2013|
Review: The Showdown Effect
As the elderly, yet oddly toned kung-fu monk decapitated my time-traveling, identity-losing hero-with-nothing-to-lose for the fifth time in as many minutes, I couldn't really be blamed for impotently throwing my mouse at the ...more
|6:00 PM on 02.08.2013|
The Showdown Effect scratches that '90s multiplayer itch
I was sliding across the floor -- or more precisely, my dapper, gentleman cyborg warrior was sliding across the floor -- though I wasn't sure why exactly. The reasons didn't matter, as sliding is simply fun. I slid right thro...more
|6:00 AM on 12.19.2012|
The Showdown Effect is back with a new trailer
The next game from the studio behind Magicka seemed intriguing knowing who was making it and that there would be movie-cliché humor. If there's anything to get me to play a multiplayer sidescrolling shooter, it's prob...more
|7:30 PM on 03.13.2012|
Preview: Showdown Effect promises 2D action movie clichés
While at GDC, I had a very early first-look at a game called The Showdown Effect which revolved around playing as an action movie stereotype. What I was shown was more of a very early prototype (almost still even an...more
|1:30 PM on 05.24.2013|
Curious platformer Contrast also hitting PSN and XBLA
Joining the already announced PC version, Compulsion Games has signed on with Focus Home Interactive to bring its hybrid 2D/3D puzzle platformer Contrast to Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network later this year. Set in th...more
|1:00 PM on 05.24.2013|
Renegade Kid's Treasurenauts looks retro-tastic
[Update: I've confirmed with developer Jools Watsham that the game does feature local multiplayer for up to two players, with a Download Play option that only requires one copy of Treasurenauts.] Fresh off of its impending Mu...more
|11:30 AM on 05.24.2013|
Joe Danger 1 and 2 are racing towards Steam
Hello Games is finally releasing both Joe Danger and Joe Danger 2 for the PC! They'll both be available through Steam, and they'll each have Steamworks implemented to easily share custom created levels. The PC versions will a...more