The ego and fighting games: Why it’s the biggest detriment to player development

Recently, I played a Street Fighter V tournament online; I primarily play offline —  so my online rank might be a bit low to accurately reflect my offline skill level — but that night, I had the free time and wanted the extra practice. During the event, I played a significantly higher-ranked player, whom I beat 2-1 — eliminating them from the event. I sent them a […]

The SRK Rollback: Best of February 9-15, 2018

Welcome to the Rollback: a frame-by-frame look back at our past week’s most notable news — and our favorite SRK articles — from February 9 to February 15, 2018! Zavian “mushin_Z” Sildra, Editor-in-Chief: Frame 1:Shoryuken review: Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[st] is a deep (and satisfying) mine of fighting game techniques Readily available now to English-speaking gamers, Woocash goes […]

BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle reveals US pricing, English dubbing questions answered

With the inevitable collision of universes imminent in BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle, we’re finally hearing some details on the US release of the game. Arc System Works has clarified several points, including the frequently-asked-about English dubbing. Without further ado, BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle will have a full English track and dual audio option available. So while we already […]

Street Fighter V Extra Battle update: Chun-Li crossover costume, Golden Shadaloo soldiers, and more!

Mark your calendars to ensure you don’t miss any of the Extra Battle goodies. Via the Capcom-Unity blog, Capcom’s Andy Wong has provided details as to the next batch of Extra Battle challenges coming to Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition. Most significantly, the big one to watch out for is the next Crossover Costume: this […]

Worlds collide: It’s Leffen vs. SonicFox in these Dragon Ball FighterZ online matches

After their minor misunderstanding over Leffen’s comments on his stream, Echo Fox’s SonicFox and TSM’s Leffen finally met in ranked for some high-level Dragon Ball FighterZ sets! SonicFox, having a long-established pedigree in the FGC for NRS games, Skullgirls, and (as of late) MvC:I, has already jumped out in front as one of the most […]

Blanka, the Warrior of the Amazon, joins the Street Fighter V cast on February 20th

Happy Birthday Blanka! Just as the Brazilian beastman turns 52, Capcom have announced that he will be joining the Street Fighter V cast on February 20th. Retaining his primal and electrifying fighting style, Blanka comes to Arcade Edition with a brand new command grab and a special crouching stance. His new command grab is called […]

SRK READER POLL RESULTS: A “fantasy” Evo game lineup, as chosen by your votes!

Eight main stage games for a hypothetical Evolution Championship Series, as selected by SRK readers! We asked you on Saturday morning to choose what eight titles — regardless of any real-world logistical, legal, or financial limitations — you would want to see on the Evo main stage. (We asked for eight because that is the number […]

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