The SRK Rollback: Best of June 1-7, 2018

By on June 8, 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 June 1 to June 7, 2018!

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

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BornFree interviews Tokido at Combo Breaker 2018, Part 1: Winning, losing, and mastering mindfulness

Tokido has become the man to beat in Street Fighter V, and BornFree’s extensive interviews from Combo Breaker provide even more insight into this street-fighting champion. Check out Part 2 as well.

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Core-A Gaming makes the case for arcade sticks

Still my favorite way to play — provided the game in question was originally designed for an arcade cabinet layout.

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New officially licensed GameCube controllers for the Switch are in the works

A pretty solid indicator that Super Smash Bros. on the Nintendo Switch is going to stick to the persistent control layout first established way back for Melee.

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blazblue cross tag banner bbtagShoryuken review: BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle is a thrilling blend of anime franchises

Woocash describes the ins-and-outs of ASW’s new crossover fighting extravaganza, guest starring Rooster Teeth’s RWBY heroines.

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Take an in-depth look at the history, the community, & the new generation of Street Fighter in this 3-part documentary from Capcom

This expansive documentary from Capcom encompasses all 30 years of everything Street Fighter to date, a must-see for fans.

Crow_Spaceboy, Assistant Editor:

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nierautomataToshimichi Mori would like to add Nier: Automata’s 2B to BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle

And while I’m glad that you feel that way, Toshimichi Mori, I just want to point out that that Platinum Games was the developer, and there is really no reason why they can’t just make their own cross over fighter at this point…

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Catch some more screenshots and artwork of SoulCalibur VI’s pirate dandy Maxi

The artwork in SCVI is shaping up to be some of my favorite character portraits in the series.

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Pocket Rumble hits Nintendo Switch this coming July, backers to get free copy

Nice, nice. I shamefully admit that i almost forgot about this coming out, and I’m glad it’s getting new life on the Nintendo Switch.

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Eight unknown steamDB DLC entries have suddenly appeared for Tekken 7’s PC version

Ganryu. Eight different Ganryus.

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Warner Bros. Games counting down to a new reveal — possibly a new Mortal Kombat? [UPDATED]

The real twist is that the Hitman will be the first guest character in MK11. 

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.