Welcome to the Rollback: a frame-by-frame look back at our past week’s most notable news–and our favorite SRK articles–from April 28 to May 4, 2017!
Zavian “mushin_Z” Sildra, Editor-in-Chief:
After a long silence, we got a ton of news and footage on MvC:I all at once! Here, d3v collects and breaks down the most significant points and discoveries so far.
UDON Entertainment is gearing up to grab more eyeballs with another collection of revealing Street Fighter pin-up artwork this year–this time with even more characters from other Capcom franchises as well.
This indie documentary on the famous Chinatown Fair arcade has had a long road to completion, but soon we’ll finally get a wide-release version to check out via iTunes.
Sam “Trilby” Foxall, Assistant Editor:
Getting on the MvC:I hype train, the Tatsunoko vs. Capcom Discord is holding a special summer league, running up to the release of MvC:I. Called Tatsunoko vs. Capcom: Infinite, the winner of this round robin league will win a free copy of MvC:I on launch.
After successfully raising $6 million in investment from various venture capital firms, Wavedash Games have announced they plan to launch their still-unnamed platform fighter in the summer of next year. Don’t worry, there are plans for a beta this year as well.
Running later this month, 賽 [sài] has received its first trailer. Running Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, and Tekken 7, this event should give you a good teaser of what’s to come at Evo Japan in January 2018.
Keegan “Interrobang!?” Spindler, Features Editor:
It can sometimes be difficult to support your favorite game, especially when it feels like you’re not getting any support in return. Crow_Spaceboy explains why the Pokkén Tournament community shouldn’t feel too bad just yet.
Street Fighter has been around for a while, but it’s easy to forget just how long sometimes. These GIFs do a great job of illustrating the journey of some of our favorite characters, from the first game to the most recent.
ANTi is one of the most unashamedly interesting characters in the Smash 4 community, who has been vocal about his struggles, game dissatisfaction and beefs with community members.
Next week, console gamers can get a shot at the new CFN, balance changes, and the next DLC fighter alongside their PC compatriots.
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