Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn Getting Physical and Digital Release This Spring

Do it for Shaqnews!


The long-awaited sequel to Shaq Fu is getting a physical and digital release on PS4, Xbox One, PC, and Switch. Thanks to a partnership between Saber Interactive and publisher Wired Productions, Shaq will be doing it for Shacknews in a new game. Please take a look at this brand new Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn announcement trailer.

The trailer admits that the original Shaq Fu game pretty much sucked and vows to do it for Shacknews in ways never seen before. The Diesel lends some rap bars to the trailer and we can't wait to see how this long-awaited sequel turns out.

Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn is beat ‘em up which sees players take on the role of the unstoppable Shaquille O’Neal as he fights his way through the hordes of hell and Hollywood. Players must master devastating combos, battle outlandish celebrity bosses and take on all enemies with an array of weapons that include katanas, shuriken and baseball bats. Channel Shaq’s alter egos, Big Daddy O and Big Diesel, in epic battles in the successor to one of the worst games ever on a mission to restore Shaq’s legacy.

“We know diehard fans have been waiting eagerly to experience the hard-hitting action of this new take on Shaq Fu, and we’re excited to team up with Wired Productions to get the game physically into the hands of players this spring,” said Saber CEO Matt Karch.

Leo Zullo, Managing Director at Wired Productions, commented, “Shaq Fu has an incredible legacy in the history of video games, and we’re delighted to be part of the team shooting to earn Shaq his place in the future of video games.”

Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn will arrive globally at physical and digital retail this spring for the PS4, Xbox One, PC and Nintendo Switch. The game is a co-production of Saber and Big Deez Productions and published in partnership with Wired Productions. One other bit of news from today's announcement is that gamers who purchased NBA Playgrounds for Nintendo Switch before June 10, 2017 will receive a copy of Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn for free. Talk about doing it for Shaqnews!


Asif Khan is the CEO, EIC, and majority shareholder of Shacknews. He began his career in video game journalism as a freelancer in 2001 for Asif is a CPA and was formerly an investment adviser representative. After much success in his own personal investments, he retired from his day job in financial services and is currently focused on new private investments. His favorite PC game of all time is Duke Nukem 3D, and he is an unapologetic fan of most things Nintendo. Asif first frequented the Shack when it was sCary's Shugashack to find all things Quake. When he is not immersed in investments or gaming he is a purveyor of fine electronic music. Asif also has an irrational love of Cleveland sports.

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