The SRK Rollback: Best of March 30 to April 5, 2018

By on April 6, 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 30 to April 5, 2018!


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

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DBFZ_SSJ_Bardock_2Dragon Ball FighterZ’s Bardock video roundup: 100% combos, resets, and more!

Want to add Goku’s dad to your DBFZ team? Start your studying here.

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Fighting EX Layer’s latest trailer reveals new characters Sanane and Hayate, DLC plans

ARIKA’s upcoming title is far-removed from its humble April Fool’s gag origin! If you aren’t excited for this game yet, you should be — it keeps looking better and better.

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Dragon Ball FighterZ Broly video roundup: Unblockable setup, combos, and more!

Bardock didn’t join the roster of DBFZ alone — he brought the Legendary Super Saiyan with him. Get a head-start on your path of destruction here.

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sfv zeku young strider smash akumaCapcom announces a new round of balance changes for Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition, to be applied on Tuesday, April 3rd

Even though it was April 1st, Capcom wasn’t kidding around when they dropped the bomb that SFVAE was getting a new balance patch… and it’s a doozy. Read the patch notes to find out how heavy the nerf bat hit your own main.

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The King of Fighters ’97 Global Match launches on April 5 for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita

A KOF classic is now available on current platforms (and also the PlayStation Vita) with new netplay features. A must-play for all SNK fans!

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Dragon Ball FighterZ has a “big lead” in registration numbers over the other titles at Evolution 2018

DBFZ has really made an impact on the FGC — apparently bringing the players in droves to Evo 2018 this year. Have you registered?

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FIVE MINUTE FOCUS feature image 750x400SRK & Frabisaur present 5-MINUTE FOCUS: Improving your defense in Dragon Ball FighterZ, feat. Tatsunical!

And speaking of DBFZ, work on your defense — and other aspects of your gameplay — with Frabisaur and Tastunical in this — the third of three DBFZ videos!

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The Capcom Pro Tour 2018 Premier Pass is now available for Street Fighter V on the PlayStation Store and Steam

You can gain access to exclusive CPT missions, as well as costumes, a new stage, and more with this year’s Premier Pass.

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kofxiv kof14 blue maryBlue Mary is coming to The King of Fighters XIV

The reveal of Blue Mary completes the set of four new fighters that we’ll be able to download as DLC for KOFXIV very soon!

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EL The Challenger SFV Reality Show, shot at rented house in Tucker, Ga., on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. 27643_001ELEAGUE The Challenger: Street Fighter V — a new reality TV series — premieres April 20 on TBS

ELEAGUE is definitely putting a twist on what we expect to see out of our esports this year: it’s SFV, now as a reality show. Shall we watch the rivalries unfold?

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