The Showdown Effect swaggers into its beta phase

31 Jan 2013 by Peter Parrish
The Showdown Effect swaggers into its beta phase

The Showdown Effect

Arrowhead’s is taking one step closer to its big premiere, with the announcement that the 2.5D, movie-themed multiplayer shooter is now in beta. You can sign up for a chance to get in on the early action, here.

Another way to guarantee yourself some access is to pre-order the game. That’s possible from this site, and comes with a bonus character and a ‘fusion sabre of light’ (hmm, what could that be?) A deluxe edition is available too, with more bonus goodies, including an alternative Magicka character skin and a copy of Magicka itself.

Earlier today, Paradox streamed a Showdown Effect beta tournament. To catch up on what happened in that, and see what the game looks like, head over here to


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