Welcome to the Rollback: a frame-by-frame look back at our past week’s most notable news — and our favorite SRK articles — from October 13 to October 19, 2017!
Zavian “mushin_Z” Sildra, Editor-in-Chief:
Pokkén Tournament has had some time to settle in on its new Nintendo Switch platform, and overall, things are looking good for the Poké-fighter.
How effective is your Tekken 7 main’s sidestep? Crow_Spaceboy looks at the roster to find out.
Gundam Versus can be a tough game to pick up for newcomers; it’s lots of fun, but daunting at the same time. This new video series seeks to address the lack of learning resources for new players — and it’s off to a great start! Required viewing for inexperienced mobile suit pilots.
Missing Person opens up his 2017 batch of analysis articles to bring you up to speed on the competitors going after this year’s coveted Capcom Cup. We begin with the master of the Path of the Demon: Tokido!
Missing Person chimes in on how the ban on these GameCube controller alternatives mirrors the initial resistance to the HitBox in traditional fighters — and how it doesn’t help the competitive community.
This weekend will see the last big fight in the Proving Grounds Street Fighter V series, before the victorious team takes on the Capcom Pro Tour at the NA finals!
Sam “Trilby” Foxall, Assistant Editor:
In a bumper issue, Japanese magazine V-Jump has revealed that villains Ginyu and Nappa are the next two characters to join the Dragon Ball FighterZ roster. Nappa’s fighting style centers around raw power, while Ginyu summons his loyal troopers to fight for him.
Better get finding that cheap stuff, as all of Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite‘s DLC characters are instantly legal at Battle for the Stones tournaments. Time to hit the lab!
The final Saga before the 2GG Championship, MKLeo Saga will see the current world number two attempting to finally break the Saga Curse. Get your Falchions, Buster Swords, and Galaxias ready!
Thanks to leaks, we pretty much knew for sure that Guy’s Bushinryu master was returning. We didn’t know he’d come equipped with a transformation mechanic that completely switches up his moveset — and provides a mysterious connection to Capcom’s Strider franchise, to boot!