The SRK Rollback: Best of March 2-8, 2018

By on March 9, 2018 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 March 2 to March 8, 2018!


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

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DBFZ ShenronDragon Ball FighterZ game system roundup: Overall game mechanics and other goodies

A lot of videos have crossed our desk from content creators delving into this new game — so many, that it warranted compiling them into sorted posts so you can more easily find tech to help your own gameplay! Start here.

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Team Liquid returns to Street Fighter V by signing Nemo and John Takeuchi

By signing a longtime strong competitor and a promising up-and-comer, Team Liquid looks poised to claim some SFVAE events under their banner this year.

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Dasvergeben’s leaks suggest SoulCalibur VI details, more Dragon Ball FighterZ characters — and a new JoJo’s game from French Bread?!

The rumor mill never stops grinding… and if half of this batch turns out to be true, we’ve got some interesting things incoming for these titles.

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Super Smash Bros. project teased for Nintendo Switch, planned for 2018 release

It took a long time, to the point where it seemed like Nintendo was content to leave the Smash franchise on its abandoned hardware… but via a teaser trailer in Nintendo Direct, a new Smash is back on the horizon for Switch.

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The SRK Forum migration is complete, now back up and running on Discourse!

We’re finally there — the new Forums will are now back up and running on their new home on Discourse! Go check them out, and watch out for more new features to come.


Crow_Spaceboy, Assistant Editor:

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soul calibur 6 srkSoulCalibur VI, the latest chapter of the Tale of Souls and Swords, lands at Final Round 2018!

Because Atlanta is home to some of the greatest SoulCalibur II players in the world, Okubo’s bold claims that SCVI is made with SCII mind will really be put to the test at Final Round.

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claudioUYU Beautifuldude explains how he succeeds at multiple fighting games

Beautifuldude’s lighthearted candidness is as refreshing as his advice is practical.

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ELEAGUE Tekken 7ELEAGUE Tekken 7 Team Takedown results

…and speaking of freaking Claudio, man. How about that Shadow20z guy? Look out for him. 

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panda-global-logoPanda Global and Victor “Punk” Woodley part ways

Of all the recent esports break-ups, Panda Global and Punk’s split is among the most baffling. I suspect there is more to the story than is currently known…

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Tekken World Tour TWT 2018 trailer thumbBandai Namco announces Tekken World Tour 2018; Finals to be in Amsterdam, NLD

TWT 2017 will go down as one of the most exciting and interesting esports events of this decade. Of course I’m excited for the next chapter!

Shoryuken.com Editor-in-Chief. Street Fighterin' since there was only a "II" in the title.