The SRK Rollback: Best of April 13-19, 2018

By on April 20, 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 April 13 to April 19, 2018!

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

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Falke — the “Guardian Hawk” — swoops into Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition on April 24th

Capcom has provided us a trailer and a release date for the next Psycho Power-infused fighter: she lands in SFVAE next Tuesday.

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tensionpulse1Tension Pulse returns with four Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2 fighters in an online exhibition series

Tension Pulse has returned! All Guilty Gear fans out there, keep your eyes peeled for these action-packed exhibition matches.

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eleaguethechallenger“ELEAGUE The Challenger: Street Fighter V” reality TV show airs its first trailer, reveals guest star Lupe Fiasco

Some are excited for the first episode, some are filled with dread… or outright apathy. But we’ll see for ourselves tonight what the first FGC “reality show” will be like.

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Merged-Zamasu-Featured-ImageFused Zamasu confirmed as third DLC character for Dragon Ball FighterZ

Dragon Ball FighterZ DLC is giving me flashbacks to SFV Season 2: with three characters now confirmed, that leaked DLC list is pretty much locked in. So now, it’s no longer waiting to find out “who” but “when”.

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Now THIS is Bushinryu! See how much swagger Season 3.5 brings to Zeku in Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition

Zeku is probably my favorite new character in SFV, and it’s a blast to see what he can pull off in the game’s latest build. Let’s go!

Crow_Spaceboy, Assistant Editor:

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My Hero Academia: One’s Justice’s new trailer showcases quirks, assists, and destructible stages

I initially had low expectations for this game, but Bandai Namco’s recent winning streak + the utlization of some Pokkén’s better concepts has me curious.

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Monday Night FightCade to host online qualifier for Super Street Fighter II Turbo Tournament of Legends

Every scene can learn something from the passion and dedication of SSF2T players.

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VODs and stats now available for massive 510-man Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown tournament, the 16th Beat Tribe Cup

The Super Bowl of Virtua Fighter events is exciting and crazy enough to warrant a binge.

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Pokkén Tournament DX pro BadIntent shares how to focus your training for self-improvement

BadIntent’s valuable advice here extends far beyond the scope of any one title. Every player can improve by following his advice here.

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Combos for old and new characters abound in this The King of Fighters XIV version 3.0 roundup

The latest batch of DLC characters for KOFXIV was a great shot in the arm of SNK’s main current-gen fighting game. Editor-in-Chief. Street Fighterin' since there was only a "II" in the title.