The SRK Rollback: Best of February 16-22, 2018

By on February 23, 2018 at 10:00 am

Welcome to the Rollback: a frame-by-frame look back at our past week’s most notable news — and our favorite SRK articles — from February 16 to February 22, 2018!

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

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t7fr_angry_akuma_750The ego and fighting games: Why it’s the biggest detriment to player development

Missing Person pulls from his own competitive experiences to discuss how getting hung up on winning is a surefire way to ensure it happens even less. Play to learn, and the rest will follow!

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FIVE MINUTE FOCUS feature image 750x400SRK & Frabisaur present 5-MINUTE FOCUS: How to get more out of training mode!

Our new instructional video series kicks off with a look at some ways you can set up Street Fighter V‘s training mode to teach yourself to apply techniques on-the-fly!

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evo 2018 logo (trailer)Evo 2018 registration is now open!

You can now register for the main stage games, buy tickets for the Sunday finals, and book rooms at Mandalay Bay at the event rate! You can also fill out applications for side-stage support, Artist Alley, and media badges!

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Dissidia Final Fantasy NT is getting the Orbonne Monastery stage this March

I personally love this news because not only does it verify that Dissidia Final Fantasy NT is getting supported with new content, but it’s also an iconic locale from one of my favorite games of all time. Enjoy, Ramza mains!

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dbfz opening gokuBornFree considers the overabundance of Dragon Ball FighterZ’s Goku variations in this comedy skit

So… much… Goku…

Sam “Trilby” Foxall, Assistant Editor:

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capcom pro tour CPT logo black 2018 750x400
Here are all the details for the 2018 Capcom Pro Tour!

Ready for another year of competition? Capcom have released all the details, as well as the full schedule for the 2018 Capcom Pro Tour. Take extra note of the changes to the CPT point system — Premier events are what you need to attend to guarantee points.

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Ivy SoulCalibur VIIvy and Zasalamel join the SoulCalibur VI roster

More fan-favorites are back for SoulCalibur VI, with scythe-wielding warlock Zasalamel and everyone’s favorite dominatrix/alchemist Ivy returning to fight on the Stage of History.

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DBFZ BrolyNew visuals surface for upcoming Dragon Ball FighterZ DLC characters Bardock and Broly


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SNK Merch Update Terry Bogard Hat Featured ImageFangamer expands SNK collection with Terry Bogard hat made with original FATAL FURY team and more

Throw your actual hat into the area with this licensed Terry Bogard hat from Fangamer. Be careful though, you may have to Burn Knuckle someone if you want to get it back…

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DBFZ YamchaPatches to fix Dragon Ball FighterZ’s online issues are coming in February and March

 To hopefully fix DBFZ’s various online bugs and glitches, producer Tomoko Hiroki has laid out the patch roadmap for the next two months. Expect a patch later this month, along with two more in mid and late March. Editor-in-Chief. Street Fighterin' since there was only a "II" in the name.