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 18 to August 24, 2017!
Zavian “mushin_Z” Sildra, Editor-in-Chief:
We finally have a release date for this unusual arena fighter, and I’m looking forward to it. The closed beta is also downloadable for PlayStation 4 today — did you get your code?
It’s been quite a while since UDON’s Street Fighter Unlimited comic series wrapped up, so this collection is long due. Good to see some progression towards store shelves, albeit slowly.
Gotta say, I much prefer this idea of getting new costumes just for having the season pass, rather than a certain Capcom game’s constant single-shot premium outfits… and Tekken Bowling might prove to be a fun diversion.
With a steady stream of gameplay footage coming out of Gamescom, the FGC’s hunger for this title is only growing stronger!
Branded as Super Street Fighter V or not, the evidence mounts that we’ll be seeing some significant additions to Street Fighter V — and the sooner, the better.
Keegan “Interrobang!?” Spindler, Features Editor:
It’s awesome to see that Pokkén is still chugging along, and these Championships were great fun. Tonosuma has put himself firmly in the conversation for best in the world at this point — just in time for the release of Pokkén DX!
It’s fascinating to see the inventiveness of the FGC at work, and in the Magenta it has been put to work and then some. I, for one, am looking forward to seeing whether this is picked up by the FGC at large, or will just end up something of a curiosity.
I’m not going to lie, my first impressions of Earth Romancer were not good. With this trailer, however, my interests are truly piqued, and I’ll definitely be giving it a go when it comes out.
With a new console comes new sticks, and we’ve got our hands on one of the very first for the Nintendo Switch. It may not be the best possible start, but it’s certainly not bad.
Not only does Rivals of Aether get a full release this week, but also an awesome new guest character in the shape of Ori and Sein. I’ve managed to have a go with them, and they’re a fascinating duo to mess around with.