Shaquille O’Neal made an appearance at The Game Awards this week, to show off his new game, Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn. Considering the original game is a terrible cult classic, this new version looks fantastic, and is looking to be a lot of fun.“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,” says the press release.
“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. Below, you can see Shaq’s appearance at The Game Awards.
[Source: Youtube, Press Release]