Paradox Interactive and ESL Sign Deal for The Showdown Effect

Gamers face off in new cinematic action title in front of a live TV audience
Paradox Interactive today announced that ESL will host a live studio event for The Showdown Effect in its ESL TV Studio on Wednesday, February 20th, starting at 20:00 CET. Fifty gamers from the audience will band together in teams and battle to win a share of a 5,000 Euros prize pool. The entire event will also be streamed live, worldwide, on ESL TV.
Created by Arrowhead Game Studios, The Showdown Effect is a 2.5D explosive multiplayer platform shooter that aims to recreate the outrageous action found in classic action movies and taking it one step further. Players can pick weaponry from the silver screen's unparallelled arsenal, including shotguns, frying pans, lightsabers, assault rifles, grenades, katanas, gauss guns and anything in between.