The SRK Rollback: Best of October 27 to November 2, 2017

By on November 3, 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 October 27 to November 2, 2017!


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

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Check out Red Bull’s ultra-rare (and exclusive) Street Fighter 30th Anniversary “World Warrior Luggage” gift package

You know you want one.

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It never ends: A brief history of infinites in competitive Marvel vs. Capcom

Forte discusses how a both reviled and beloved mechanic is central to the history of the Versus franchise.

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Tension Pulse resumes with Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2 exhibition matches feat. ShinSin vs. LGOD X, and Mystic vs. B.Z.B

Tension Pulse is back, so catch up on the Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2 action — and keep your eyes peeled for this week’s matches on VOD!


Sam “Trilby” Foxall, Assistant Editor:

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M Bison Capcom CupCapcom Cup 2017 Player Analysis: Has Problem X solved the problems from last year?

As a devoted member of the Problem X fanclub, I can’t wait to see how the world’s best Bison will do at Capcom Cup in December. With several back to back CPT wins, let’s see if this Dictator can take the throne.

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GRAPHT InfiltrationInfiltration joins Team GRAPHT as their latest FGC signing

Just as Echo Fox is gathering their own FGC super team, Japan’s Team GRAPHT is also gathering their own all-star roster. Joining Yukadon, Haitani, and old teammate Fuudo, Evo 2015 champion Infiltration is now sporting the black and yellow.

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ASW LogoArc System Works to set up a North American branch

With Arc System Works going from strength to strength, it was only a matter of time before they established a dedicated North American office. This branch will focus on building the ASW brand by providing a direct line of communication between it and Western fans.


Keegan “Interrobang!?” Spindler, Features Editor:

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Team Chicago, pose for a portrait at the Red Bull Proving Grounds Fall Season Finals in Chicago, IL, USA on 20, October, 2017.Shoryuken interview: THE COOL KID93 on Red Bull Proving Grounds and the state of Street Fighter V

THE COOL KID93 caught my eye in Season 1 with his strong Alex play, and now that he’s playing a stronger character, he’s catching everyone’s eye by taking some names. It’s always fun to see lesser-known players get some recognition, and this is a great interview.

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Fight straight out of your sketchpad with these comic-style shaders for Street Fighter V and Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite

Gosh, this is pretty. Here’s hoping see some more fun mods for SFV and MvCI!

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Recent Dragon Ball FighterZ livestream reveals how the Dragon Balls work in battle

I know I’m not alone in my excitement for DBFZ, and finding out what the Dragon Balls do has just got me more interested. January can’t come soon enough.


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Special edition Street Fighter Red Bull cans available now: Details on the promotion and exclusive costumes

If you like Street Fighter and you like Red Bull — or just can’t bear to miss costume content for your favorite fighters — you’ll want to get out there and pick up some energy drinks, starting this month.

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