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 25 to August 31, 2017!
Zavian “mushin_Z” Sildra, Editor-in-Chief:
Compiled by @streetfighterlegacy to mark thirty years of Street Fighter, this free-to-view fan art anthology is a wonder to behold — and a big tribute to the love for this series!
Menat’s design and highly-technical play have really caught the attention of Street Fighter V players. Looks like Rose’s fortune-telling apprentice has a bright future head of her.
Absolver‘s developers really want to create a game where the strategy and dynamics behind real martial arts make a difference. It’s available now; we’ll see how well the FGC receives it!
A variety of logistical problems made this year’s Absolute Battle a disappointing experience for a number of players. Woocash looks into what went wrong, and how it can be avoided next time.
While many players are interested to see Puzzle Fighter gameplay return, the 3D chibi art design seems to be much less popular…
A massive artbook detailing Street Fighter’s thirty-year history, Undisputed Street Fighter: A 30th Anniversary Retrospective looks like a must-have for Street Fighter fans.
Sam “Trilby” Foxall, Assistant Editor:
Forget getting married on a beach or in a cathedral, a couple in Japan held their ceremony at Japan’s fabled Mikado arcade. Rather than having a first dance, they played a set in Tekken 6!
It seems we may be getting Dragon Ball‘s desert bandit in DBFZ, as Yamcha’s Japanese voice actor has revealed he’s recorded lines for the anime fighter. Let’s just hope he’s an actual fighter, rather than just the dummy in Training Mode…
As a special memento for Street Fighter’s 30th anniversary, iambit are selling special colored reprints of the SNES version of Street Fighter II. While they are playable, these cartridges may set your SNES on fire if you actually use them!
August 30 was the 30th anniversary of the release of the original Street Fighter; this infographic breaks down the progression of the franchise that followed.