The SRK Rollback: Best of May 18-24, 2018

By on May 25, 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 May 11 to May 17, 2018!


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

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Street Fighter IV: Omega Mode — Introduction, FAQ, & Ryu analysis video

Bafael takes us back to Ultra Street Fighter IV‘s strange, experimental, and under-explored alternate mode with these new videos!

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Ink Wars creator Steven Wu talks about bringing fighting game elements to mobile puzzle games

Learn more about this FGC-inspired mobile puzzler in our interview with its enthusiastic developer.

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final fantasy vii advent children cover crop cloud sephiroth 750x400Rumor: Are Cloud, Tifa, and Sephiroth from Final Fantasy VII going to be guest characters for SoulCalibur VI?

No, no — no way it can be true… it’s too crazy. They wouldn’t go this hard on guests. No. But — no. But what if it is…? Nah, this is a total hoax… right?

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leopard king tekken 7 dlcTekken 7 console/PC versions to receive a huge free costume DLC update on May 31st

More costume content for Tekken 7? For free! Keep it up, Bandai Namco, this is why we love you. SHUT UP AND DON’T TAKE MY MONEY!

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xboxadaptivecontrollerXbox is making an Adaptive Controller that could help gamers with disabilities in the FGC

Every now and then, Microsoft surprises me with something weird and wonderful like this. Anything that lets more people play the games they want to play, I’m a fan.


Crow_Spaceboy, Assistant Editor:

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Capcom is hinting at a Cody reveal for Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition — possibly at Combo Breaker this weekend

Really curious to see how different Cody ends up playing in SFV. 

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This new Fighting EX Layer gameplay video showcases Darun, Allen, and the Mizugami clan fighters

It won’t be long now. FEXL is almost here, and every new video makes me more impatient. 

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Ali the thief is the next character to get a trailer for Nicalis’ Blade Strangers

And I’m feeling equal amounts of impatience for this game. I guess if I decide FEXL moves too fast for me, Blade Strangers will be there waiting. 

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The latest Blade Strangers trailer showcases Emiko — and her gigantic cat, Shakemaru

I wasn’t kidding. 

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See how both Capcom and SNK adapted each other’s art styles for their “Vs.” crossover projects

It frustrates me that I lack the power in this world to get SNK to make sprite-based games again.


Catch up on what you may have missed in our prior SRK Rollback compilations.

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