Shaq-Fu: A Legend Reborn returns next year

Shaq Fu logoShaq-Fu is back baby! Even though we’ve heard a bit of buzz about a new Shaq-Fu for some time now, this is the official confirmation that such a game is in development.

We have some oddly fond memories of the original 16-bit release, so we’re sure that plenty of gamers will eat this up. I mean, it’s a cartoon-style, side-scrolling beat-em-up starring Shaquille O?Neal, how can it go wrong?

Here’s the first trailer.

Shaq-Fu: A Legend Reborn Teaser:

Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn Teaser

Big Deez Productions has released the premiere gameplay trailer for its upcoming action game, Shaq-Fu: A Legend Reborn. This first look at the reignited title in motion was unveiled by Shaquille O?Neal during his special appearance at The Game Awards in Los Angeles.

?It was a thrill to join in a celebration of gaming?s biggest triumphs with the long-awaited return of one of its most towering figures. We can?t wait for fans to unleash the fury of the Big Diesel himself when this wildly stylized take on Shaq-Fu finally arrives,? said Big Deez?s CEO, Matt Karch.

An infamous icon of 16-bit gaming reimagined for a new generation, Shaq-Fu: A Legend Reborn is an intense, combo-fueled, side-scrolling, beat ?em up adventure starring the renowned sports star and entertainment personality. Master unique martial arts fighting styles to conquer the world?s greatest challengers. Made possible by the fervent passion of the crowdfunding community, it features modern audiovisual and gameplay design forged by a new team of developers inspired by the tongue-in-cheek fun and humor of the original game.

Shaq-Fu: A Legend Reborn is expected to launch as a digital title on consoles and Windows PC via Steam next year. For the latest information, please like