Learn more about the pros and cons of comeback mechanics in Exploring Fighting Games

By on April 30, 2018 at 6:00 pm

If you’ve ever played a fighting game where you simply got mauled, and felt like there was nothing you could do to turn the tide in your favor, you likely understand the existence of comeback mechanics in newer titles. While they remain a source of contention among the fighting game community, recent trends show they are here to stay.

In this episode of Exploring Fighting Games, Novriltataki discusses the varied mechanics across series, and which ones do the best at giving players more chances to turn the game around without making it feel like their opponent has wasted an entire game or round on aggression. They also discuss how they feel the mechanics should be addressed going forward.

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Corey "Missing Person" Lanier is a full-time writer, and one half of the "So Smart" team that did commentary for Street Fighter V Crash. A former English teacher, he has spent 5 years living between China and South Korea before moving to Canada. When he's not busy writing, he enjoys streaming, playing mafia and elevating his Super Turbo game. He also believes Sailor Moon S is the best fighting game on the planet, and if you don't believe him, see him in Sailor Moon!