Welcome to the Rollback: a frame-by-frame look back at our past week’s most notable news — and our favorite SRK articles — from August 4 to August 10, 2017!
Zavian “mushin_Z” Sildra, Editor-in-Chief:
Features editor Interrobang!? pulls no punches in calling out the questionable reasoning behind the blind loyalty to the GameCube controller in competitive Super Smash Bros. Melee.
Jazz gives us an in-person look at Evo Japan’s miniature test run event, and discusses the challenges Evo Japan may have to face.
The dedication from both the players and the organizers to keep the classics alive at events such as this is inspiring to me! We’ve got lots of great games to play now, but never forget where we came from.
Sam “Trilby” Foxall, Assistant Editor:
Based on statement from Android 17’s voice actor Chuck Huber, not only is the artificial human coming to DBFZ, but the game will feature an English voice dub from Funimation. With Gamescom on the horizon, we’re bound to get more info!
After a video was accidentally made public, Marvel fans got a peek behind the curtain at what Capcom are planning for the esports future of MvC:I. While clearly not designed for public consumption, it’s a insight into how companies actually put on events like the CPT.
After a hard-fought battle between rival esports teams, Burrito Esports have won the coveted prize of their own skin in Rivals of Aether. It turns rock beetle Kragg into a burrito fiend, with many of his moves now being themed around the Mexican wrap.
Keegan “Interrobang!?” Spindler, Features Editor:
Great news for all fans of giant robots — you’ll get the chance to try out the upcoming Gundam Versus game before it arrives on these shores at the end of September. There’s a variety of modes and bots to get hands-on with, too.
It’s fun to get a peek behind the scenes, and this a peek behind the scenes in the best possible way, as eight Injustice 2 voice actors battle it out against each other. It’s a real joy watching them interact, and seeing the faces behind some very familiar voices.
It’s a bold move Cotton, but it’s always exciting to see Street Fighter on TV. The Ocho is a special one-off event, and having Street Fighter involved is great to see.
Last year it was well-known that the premium outfits in Street Fighter V could be altered with the “SFV costume code,” but it was easy to miss that this code was carried forward for every premium outfit since. Try it out on your favorite costumes!