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 29 to October 5, 2017!
Zavian “mushin_Z” Sildra, Editor-in-Chief:
I’m a big fan of strange mash-ups and experimental game concepts, so this unusual fighter/shooter hybrid has definitely got my attention.
This game is a blast. Check out our review from Trilby, then go try it for yourself!
So “Super Street Fighter V” wasn’t a fairy-tale after all. With a host of of both cosmetic changes and gameplay additions — including the long-desired arcade mode itself — this could be the shot in the arm SFV needs to pull out of its PR slump. I’m rooting for ’em.
Sam “Trilby” Foxall, Assistant Editor:
Shown off as part of Game Informer’s month long coverage of Dragon Ball FighterZ, a new mechanic has been added which sees players gathering the mystical Dragon Balls during a match. We’ve no clue what they do just yet, but expect more over the coming month!
The Atom is coming to Injustice 2
Revealed on the CW, shrinking superhero The Atom is coming in Injustice 2‘s Fighter Pack 3. His fighting style has him shrinking down to sneak behind opponents, and then returning to normal size to deliver a savage beatdown.
Fret not MvC:I fans, Capcom is well aware of Spider-Man’s Web Ball/Reality Stone infinite. They are currently looking for a solution, so expect a fix to come along with the first pack of DLC characters on October 17th.
Keegan “Interrobang!?” Spindler, Features Editor:
Nidhogg has been one of my personal favorite party games for the last few years, and seeing the new one was something of a shock. It’s a very different-looking beast, and SRK EiC mushin_Z has found out exactly how it came to be.
Are Capcom back to their old tricks with MvC:I’s DLC? With three characters ready to go less than a month after the launch of the game… who knows? It’s a concerning rumor, but hopefully there isn’t any truth to it.
I can’t even begin to explain how much I love this. It’s tacky, mental, and a whole lot of fun — just like Fight of Gods! I can’t wait to see who walks away wearing those golden thorns.
Appearing just before the announcement of Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition for PlayStation 4 and PC players, it looks like SFV will earn the “Arcade Edition” moniker in the wild, with some help from Taito components.