The SRK Rollback: Best of June 29 to July 5, 2018

By on July 6, 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 29 to July 5, 2018!

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

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Catch up on Frabisaur’s online adventures in Street Fighter V as Walking the Path continues

If you’re looking for some insight on what you should be thinking about and/or paying attention to while playing SFVAE, Frabisaur has got you covered in his ongoing video series.

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sfv ae opening cody breaks outPackz breaks down Cody’s viability in Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition for Frame Advantage’s “The Lab”

Thinking of trying out Cody in SFVAE? Packz will help you decide if the new Mayor of Metro City deserves your vote.

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sananeARIKA shares details on the incoming Fighting EX Layer patch

Some things are changing (bugs, generally), but what hasn’t changed: you should be playing this game.

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endeavor boku no academiaMY HERO ONE’S JUSTICE will smash its way onto consoles and PC on October 26; Endeavor available as a pre-order bonus

We have both a release date for the anticipated arena brawl — and a reminder that pre-order DLC isn’t going away anytime soon.

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Haggar, Cody, and Guy face off against Mad Gear in this Final Fight fan film: “The Broken Gear”

The love for the world and characters — and the violence — just oozes out of the screen when you watch this great fan project. We need more; we gotta see the Muscle Bomber take to the streets alongside the other heroes!

Crow_Spaceboy, Assistant Editor:

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Pocket Rumble now available for the Nintendo Switch
Pocket Rumble Character Select

New indie fighting games for the Switch? This goes straight to the top of my list.

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Wind Priestess Talim makes her return for SoulCalibur VI

I would (probably) never play as her, but I’m glad she made it in for the simple reason that its just good business sense.

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Fighting EX Layer will have an official side tournament at Evo 2018

I will Skullo Beam your heart for a flight to Evo.

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Behold these blessed combos from ETCChile for Jesus in the Early Access fighter “Fight of Gods”

Jesus, look at these combos.

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FGC Philosophy talks about defeating decision fatigue in fighting games

Decision fatigue is something I have absolutely experienced, and I found the advice here valuable.

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.