dark        

The Showdown Effect: news and videos


The Showdown Effect photo

You should really be playing The Showdown Effect

When I reviewed The Showdown Effect back in March, I absolutely loved it. Arrowhead are just great at making silly, fun titles. But within my review was a nagging doubt, the worry that it wouldn't be able to maintain the necessary populatio...

 
Showdown Effect review photo

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 television that...

 
Showdown Effect trailer photo

Watch people blow up in this new Showdown Effect trailer

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 d...

 
Showdown Effect preview photo

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 through a door, and...

 
 photo

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 probably that kind ...

 
 photo

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 idea pitch) of...

 

DISCUSSIONS

+ Add a post

 
 


Reviews   filter by...

The Evil Within 2"Stalking shadows"

 

Forza Motorsport 7"The king is dead, long live the king"

 

Etrian Odyssey V: Beyond the Myth"New faces, familiar places"

 

Golf Story"Slam dunk hole-in-one"

 

The Foreigner"Jackie Chan has a certain set of skills, too"

 

Battle Chasers: Nightwar"Darksiders art meets classic JRPG combat"

 

Gundam Versus"Doesn't quite stick the launch"

 

Middle-earth: Shadow of War"Greater than Mordor?"

 
 
 

Community Blogs | expand

 

Quickposts expand | +quickpost

homeoftheghouls

So with Redbox soon starting to having Switch game rentals, that is super great Sweet! Of course, I would have to actually own a

 
Dinosir

Shoutout to local Taco Lover, Wes for sending me this cool decal, some kind words, and also for having the spoopiest Side note: Ill be posting a bloggerino sometime :3

 
KeithTheGeek

Inspired by a discussion on my last qpost: Whats one of your favorite Pokemon teams youve used? Could be in game or made for competitive Ive used so many over the years they kinda blur together, but I think my favorites are from the DS

 
Bass

#MakiMonday

 
ikiryou

There isnt much that could make me give up But there are quite a few bad game development practices that could make me stop buying new Microtransactions, loot boxes tied to real cash, characters only unlocked as paid DLC are just a

 
Ghostmaniac3434

Regarding the RE7 DLC I hope its Was rather taken with the game even if the second half was noticeably weaker-not enough to tank things of course but still However both of the DLC seem somewhat interesting so well

 
absolutfreakenstein

I was having a bitch of a time against Sister Freide in Dark Souls III last night in the first DLC It was very satisfying to finally beat her That fight was epic! Looking forward to the last

 
Zer0t0nin

Have a nice rest-of-Monday #TonyDawg

 
AdmiralAckbong

Hope youre all doing well my In dire need of good vibes, please send this way and to everyone else here having a difficult time with life and mental health I appreciate each and every one of

 
AvtrSpirit

Just finished Great art, heartfelt story, the gameplay swung between exciting and Those Titan Stars can go ****

 
 

Upcoming

More Previews
 

Destructoid Originals

More Originals