The SRK Rollback: Best of September 22-28, 2017

By on September 29, 2017 at 10:00 am
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Welcome to the Rollback: a frame-by-frame look back at our past week’s most notable news — and our favorite SRK articles — from September 22 to September 28, 2017!


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

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Shoryuken review: Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite is still a true Marvel vs. Capcom game

d3v goes into great detail about what this new Versus game does right, what it does wrong, and how its design draws from its classic predecessors.

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Pokkén Tournament DX beats out Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite on the UK sales chart

Pikachu smacked Ryu square in the crotch when it comes to sales figures in the UK. While this reflects the respective acceptance of each title by the wider, “casual” market, it makes one wonder as to how much reach each game will have in the FGC.

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BornFree talks about his personal top ten most-wanted changes to a potential Super Street Fighter V

In this response to fans’ Q&A requests, BornFree lays out what he wants to see for Super Street Fighter V — if such a thing ever comes around.


Sam “Trilby” Foxall, Assistant Editor:

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NecalliX-Kira reveals leaked PlayStation 4 promo video that may detail upcoming Street Fighter V arcade mode layout

Following Street Fighter V‘s recent content update, X-Kira has been hard at work. His latest findings have found what could be the template for SFV‘s long-awaited Arcade Mode.

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killer-instinct-comic-book-announcement-featured-imageKiller Instinct is 25% off on Steam for its first week, discount still available if you’ve already purchased the game

As a huge Killer Instinct fan, I’m looking forward to new blood picking the game up, now that it’s on Steam. It’s 25% off during its launch week so now’s the time to give it a go. Fight on!

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arika_ex_hokutoFuudo and Nemo showcase ARIKA’s new fighter in this exhibition from Tokyo Game Show

If you missed it during Tokyo Games Show last week, you can now catch up on Nemo and Fuudo’s exhibition for ARIKA’s still unnamed fighter. I have to say, Fuudo’s Allen Snider is already looking deadly.


Keegan “Interrobang!?” Spindler, Features Editor:

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sfv_m_bison_victoryShoryuken interview: L.E.S talks about Northern Arena, M. Bison, and the rising Toronto scene

As someone from a somewhat smaller scene, it’s always fascinating to see the spotlight turned on some under-known places. L.E.S has a lot to say about how his own scene is developing, and it’s a great read.

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psychopowerItalian fashion brand Diesel to produce limited-edition “DIESEL X STREET FIGHTER” sneakers

MarkMan isn’t the only sneakerhead in the FGC — at least, Diesel hopes not. These Street Fighter-styled sneakers look fabulous, despite being a bit pricey. The M. Bison pair is my personal favorite.

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ceotakugarireoGarireo’s epic comeback at CEOtaku is a throwback to his Evolution 2014 victory

BlazBlue has brought the hype for years, with top 8 experiences almost always among the most exciting at any given event. Garireo’s victory at CEOtaku is just one more piece of proof, and it’s fun looking back at how it reflects his success at EVO 2014.


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puzzle fighter dan chun-liCapcom’s new Puzzle Fighter mobile game soft-launches in six countries

Love the new art style or hate it, Capcom Vancouver’s new Puzzle Fighter is officially live — in six selected regions, for now.

Shoryuken.com Editor-in-Chief and performing member of Kita no Taiko. Street Fighterin' since there was only a "II" in the name.