Welcome to the Rollback: a frame-by-frame look back at our past week’s most notable news — and our favorite SRK articles — from January 26 to February 1, 2018!
Zavian “mushin_Z” Sildra, Editor-in-Chief:
Huh — considering the show’s title, it did take us a while to get to this! Learn how to execute Tekken’s trademark attack with help from this video.
d3v opens up about his first trip to an Evo event as a longtime member of the FGC, and what it means to have an Evo option on the other side of the Pacific!
We welcome Frabisaur to our team with this editorial on why we should be paying close attention to what Dragon Ball FighterZ offers the FGC. He makes a strong point — let us know if you agree!
Sam “Trilby” Foxall, Assistant Editor:
Bingo cards at the ready! The official Evo 2018 line-up will be revealed this coming Tuesday. What would be your ideal Evo games line-up?
Following leaks of potential lobby avatars, dataminers have found announcer voice-clips that look to confirm that Frieza’s older brother Cooler will feature in Dragon Ball FighterZ‘s first DLC pack. Let’s hope for official confirmation soon!
A loketest has just concluded for Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2 version 2.1, and Arc System Works have helpfully released all the patch notes. Thanks to the work of translators, you can now read the upcoming changes in English.
Keegan “Interrobang!?” Spindler, Features Editor:
Although it’s tempting to just be pleased at this news and move one, I’m pulling it out of the weeks news because I think it’s important, and shouldn’t be buried. The FGC are making a statement about the safety of their community, and it’s good to see.
On a lighter note, I could watch SoulCalibur in motion forever. 30 minutes just doesn’t feel like enough. Don’t believe me? See for yourself.
It’s entirely possible that last week saw one of the most important fighting games of the modern era released. Here’s what we thought of Dragon Ball FighterZ.
Some of the absolute best SFV action ever seen went down at Evo Japan in Tokyo last weekend. Make sure you don’t miss out!