The SRK Rollback: Best of April 27 to May 3, 2018

By on May 4, 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 27 to May 3, 2018!

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

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Shoryuken interview: Meet the Combo Queens!

Expect to see more women tearing through the pools at FGC events in the future, as the Combo Queens are here to ensure they can find support in the scene to play the games they enjoy.

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GamerBee examines the multiple factors to consider in assessing a competitor’s true strength in Street Fighter V

Cygames Beast’s GamerBee offers a healthy serving of insight on what makes great players great, particularly in the era of Street Fighter V‘s simplified-yet-harsh game system.

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Taki reveal trailer SoulCalibur VI featured imageTaki confirmed for SoulCalibur VI through early character reveal trailer

SoulCalibur‘s buxom ninja was pretty much a lock to return for this prequel/reboot/wherever-it-fits installment in the series, and return she does, now sporting an updated look. Bandai Namco might have to work on their trailer-leaking problem, though.

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falke character art sfv 750x400Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition — Basic Falke primer: General gameplan, combos, & more

DaFeetLee offers this extensive guide to help you achieve true “Harmony” with Season 3’s latest DLC fighter.

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Fans show their love for Rival Schools in this huge 20th Anniversary Art Tribute

This might help ease the wait for Capcom to actually dust off this beloved series. C’mon, already!

Crow_Spaceboy, Assistant Editor:

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Trailer for Punch Planet’s sentai space-cop “G-Agent” revealed, character playable now

Punch Planet continues to be one of the best indie fighters out their even in its beta form, and the addition of the incredible G-Agent hasn’t changed that.

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M. Bison gains demonic power in Street Fighter V with the Astaroth Crossover Costume, coming soon to Extra Battle mode

Top to bottom, this is just an incredible design. Nothing else to say.

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Six games in the AnimEVO lineup have been approved for side stage stream time at Evo 2018

I’m in this weird stage in my life where I care more about what’s at AnimEVO then Evo itself.

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desk breaks Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition in his latest combo video

If I ever tell you that I’m tired of seeing glitch videos, run: it’s an impostor, or alien hypnosis, or something.

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Maximilian discusses how YouTube’s content policies creates difficulty for Mortal Kombat content

YouTube can be awful, and this sort of crap has been going on for years. I think it’s time we just admit it’s not going to get better and move on to something else.

Catch up on what you may have missed in our prior SRK Rollback compilations. Editor-in-Chief. Street Fighterin' since there was only a "II" in the title.