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Save Monstertown from destruction!


Alexandria, Va. - May 3, 2006 - Alawar Entertainment has released the downloadable version of Zak & Jack in Showdown at Monstertown, a casual arcade shooter starring a pair of heroic Hobsters. Famous for their clever inventions, Hobsters enjoy a paradise of paved streets and cozy houses. When word of their village spreads, the evil beasts of the monster world band together in an envious campaign against the goodhearted Hobsters. Luckily, Zak and Jack learn about the plot and prepare for the assault.

In Showdown at Monstertown, the player takes control as the courageous twosome mows down wave after wave of Rhinosaurs, Robocopters, Swelloons and more. Powerups allow the player to unleash a storm of devastation on Zak and Jack's enemies, including five of the wackiest bosses ever seen in an arcade shooter. Featuring incredible cartoon animation, vivid backdrops and explosive audio, Showdown at Monstertown is designed to thrill action fans of all ages!

Visit to view screenshots and download the free trial version of Showdown at Monstertown. You can also purchase the full version online for $19.95.

What you get:

· Five pulse-pounding episodes
· 32 levels of intense action
· Five bosses to destroy
· Powerups galore!
· Winter and summer weather effects
· Free upgrades and technical support

About Alawar Entertainment

Alawar Entertainment has been publishing and distributing casual PC games online since 1998. The company also runs a network of online game stores and supplementary businesses ranging from a game banner network to a newsletter service. Additionally, Alawar works closely with dozens of leading casual game portals including RealArcade and Yahoo! Games. The company's development partners include Aliasworlds, makers of the popular Snowy the Bear series, and Magic Ball creators Dream Dale. For information about becoming a developer partner, email To inquire about selling Alawar's games, visit

David Laprad

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