It’s actually happening – Big Deez Productions, Saber Interactive, and Wired Productions have announced Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn is launching this spring four years after its crowdfunding.
The game will launch via digital and retail storefronts across Windows PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and the Nintendo Switch. Featured above, you can view a new trailer for the game.
Lastly, anyone who bought NBA Playgrounds for Switch before June 10th of last year will get a free digital copy of Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn upon release.
Here’s a rundown on the game:
The world is on the brink of disaster. Demonic celebrities have taken over the planet. Only one man can save us: a poor Chinese orphan named Shaq Fei Hung. Our hero must travel to faraway locations to lay the smack down on these pop culture icons bent on our destruction. Will he triumph? Of course he will. It’s Shaq.
In Shaq Fu, players takes control of an unstoppable Shaquille O’Neal as he fights his way through the hordes of Hell and Hollywood. Dozens of different enemies face Shaq as he learns new moves, travels to unique locations and battles ever more dangerous legions of the damned. At the end of each journey, Shaq must face down a powerful boss ripped straight from tabloid headlines.
- Voiced by none other than Shaq Fu himself, Shaquille O’Neal.
- Travel to locations around the world and use each unique environment contextually against your enemies.
- Every enemy is unique and possesses his own destructive abilities. Battle outlandish bosses with special skills, power-ups and some old-fashioned martial arts.