The SRK Rollback: Best of June 8-14, 2018

By on June 15, 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 June 7 to June 14, 2018!


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

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Dead or Alive 6 announced for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam in 2019

E3 2018 opened for the FGC with this announcement straight out of left field: a new DOA with refined gameplay and style adjustments (read: less jiggly) to appeal to a broader audience of serious fighting gamers. This could be big. Catch up on details from E3 on this upcoming title here.

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Capcom promises improvements to Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection, details to come

I love this compilation, but it definitely needs some fixes, particularly to the online side of the experience. Could “improvements” include new content, too…?

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Get ready to go beyond: MY HERO ONE’S JUSTICE is coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and Nintendo Switch in October 2018

Next announcement: this arena brawler featuring Deku, his idol, and his enemies now has a release window. October’s gonna be busy…

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate announced for Nintendo Switch during E3 2018 Nintendo Direct, coming December 2018

We saw this pitch coming, but Nintendo knocked it right out of the park for Smash fans; with gameplay tweaks alongside a massive roster of every playable Smash fighter from every prior game — including publisher-crossovers like Cloud, Ryu, Sonic, and Solid Snake! — this game looks like it really deserves the “Ultimate” moniker.

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SoulCalibur VI returns to the Stage of History on October 19, 2018; New story mode trailer revealed

The other game that’ll eat into our October time will be SCVI; Bandai Namco is also pushing this title out right before Canada Cup 2018 — which may well become the first major for it.


Crow_Spaceboy, Assistant Editor:

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Nicalis’ latest Blade Strangers trailer lets you catch up with the game’s cast of indie characters

Pretty much ready for this game to come out yesterday.

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Pretty much my favorite story is “Major Tournament supports game out of love”.

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ESRB rating description accidentally confirms multiple unannounced characters for SoulCalibur VI

I laughed so much that my soul left my body when this came across my desk. 

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Arc System Works is counting down to reveal a collaboration with “Kill la Kill” animators Studio Trigger

I don’t like “Kill la Kill” and I’m not really a Arc Sys guy, but I love a good mystery.

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Mikado Arcade’s Street Fighter Carnival 11 begins with World Heroes 2 tournament

I am always down to watch Mikado Arcade and/or World Heroes 2 tournaments.


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.