The SRK Rollback: Best of June 9-15, 2017

By on June 16, 2017 at 10:00 am

Welcome to the Rollback: a frame-by-frame look back at our past week’s most notable news — and our favorite SRK articles — from June 9 to June 15, 2017!

Zavian “mushin_Z” Sildra, Editor-in-Chief:

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Rising Up, Part Three: Approaching the opponent in Street Fighter V, feat. Bafael

Bafael is back with an in-depth Street Fighter V guide to that most difficult-to-grasp aspect of any and all fighting games: the neutral. Learn how to make sense of it with this new video!

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Razer has a new limited-edition Street Fighter V-themed Panthera arcade stick coming in July

Street Fighter fans, if you held out on the Razer Panthera, your patience has been rewarded with this gorgeous limited-edition version of the fightstick, featuring an updated version of an iconic Street Fighter image.

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Keeping a beneficial training mindset: The Philocypher talks to RobTV

Are you your own worst enemy? The Philocypher and RobTV discuss how important your mindset is to training — and improving — in fighting games.

Sam “Trilby” Foxall, Assistant Editor:

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Eagle KIEagle comes to Killer Instinct on June 27th, alongside patch 3.8

He’s been a part of Killer Instinct lore since the original game back in the arcades, but Chief Thunder’s brother Eagle is finally coming to KI this month. As a hyper-mobile zoner with massive mixup potential, this archer could be quite the top tier contender.

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dragon ball fighterz super saiyanWant to see more of Dragon Ball FighterZ? Your wish is granted: Gameplay, impressions, & producer interview

Want to know everything about Dragon Ball FighterZ? Well, we made a deal with Shenron to bring you all the news out of E3, including an interview with the game’s producer Tomoko Hiroki.

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Ori and Sein RoAOri from Ori and the Blind Forest joins the Rivals of Aether roster this summer

If the announcement of Ori and the Will of the Wisps wasn’t enough, Ori and her spirit friend Sein are joining the Rivals of Aether roster this summer. With many of her moves coming directly from Ori and the Blind Forest, she looks to be quite the threat in-game.

Keegan “Interrobang!?” Spindler, Features Editor:

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ASW LogoSudden boom seen in Guilty Gear Xrd -REVELATOR- owners after Dragon Ball FighterZ announcement

It has been a long time since the FGC has seen an announcement that has caught the imagination of casual fans and hardcore tournament attendees alike. It’s fascinating to see just how real a response this can generate.

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kidvipercombobreakerShoryuken talks to Fable|KidViper about Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2 changes and metagame

KidViper is quickly blossoming into one of the most dominant players in the US anime scene, so we caught up to him to talk over his recent success.

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Liquid ChudatSmasher Daniel “ChuDat” Rodriguez joins Team Liquid

ChuDat is great, and a fantastic pickup for Team Liquid. He’ll also probably form a terrific team with Liquid’s own Chillindude. Who cares about that when you have such a mind-boggling brilliant announcement video? No announcement will ever be as hype as “Liquid Fire.” Ever.

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Dragon Ball FighterZ officially revealed at Xbox’s E3 press conference

This new collaboration between Bandai Namco and Arc System Works dropped a Spirit Bomb on E3 2017, eclipsing any and all other fighting game announcements. The scouter can’t measure this game’s power level! Editor-in-Chief. Street Fighterin' since there was only a "II" in the title.