Welcome to the Rollback: a frame-by-frame look back at our past week’s most notable news — and our favorite SRK articles — from November 3 to November 9, 2017!
Zavian “mushin_Z” Sildra, Editor-in-Chief:
This weekend sees Tekken’s best of the best compete in the final event of Tekken 7‘s first world circuit. Don’t miss it!
Looks like players hoping for an even bigger shake-up to SFV’s variable system are in for a disappointment in Arcade Edition. Time will tell if new V-Skills and Critical Arts are really in the works for a future update.
I’ve been rooting for Fuudo’s muscle-spirited run at SFV since Evo 2016; so while Missing Person is less than optimistic about Fuudo’s shot at the Cup in this analysis, I’ll still be cheering him on.
Sam “Trilby” Foxall, Assistant Editor:
Could we expect Street Fighter at the Olympics in the near future? While the IOC has ruled that esports can be classed alongside traditional sports, the lack of an official esports governing body is what is holding people back from seeing players on the Olympic podium.
With Capcom Cup less than a month away, here are all the details for this year’s event. Contrary to rumors swirling round the internet, Capcom Cup will be sticking to the traditional bracket format this year, rather than having a group stage before top 8.
Smash 4 is finally getting its own Summit-style event, and the player selection process has officially started. Twitter nominations are currently underway, with the dreaded elimination stage starting on November 13th.
Keegan “Interrobang!?” Spindler, Features Editor:
Thor is my boy in MvC:I, and my love of big body character transcends titles. I love seeing this sort of breakdown for some of my favorite characters around.
Gosh, this is pretty isn’t it? Yes please.
This might seem like old news now, but it’s going to be a significant judgement for the FGC going forward. The FGC runs on trust, but things are changing. This is going to influence how those changes are made.
Want a shot to join the Battle for the Stones? Here’s your (online) chance.