Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn Appears on Indiegogo

For those of you who remember the 1994, Shaq Fu was a 2D beat-’em-up released on the Sega Genesis and the Nintendo Entertainment System. The game received incredibly poor reviews, but maintained a cult following due to its ridiculous premise (It’s Shaquille O’Neal saving a kid from a mummy. What more do you want?)

One can only hope Michael Jordan appears as a boss battle.
One can only hope Michael Jordan appears as a boss battle.

Now, with the help of Big Deez Productions, Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn has appeared on Indiegogo with a new trailer, a $250,000 goal, and a promise that, “This time, we won’t fool it up.” The new game looks like it’s taking a cel-shaded 3D art style much like Street Fighter IV, and that it’s gameplay will mirror spectacle fighters.

The link to donate is here, with special gifts for donators (for $500, Shaq will follow your Instagram).

So, d’you think that this IP has any hope, or should this just remain vaporware? Leave a comment below.

Elijah Diamond

Elijah Diamond lives in the city of San Francisco, California. He started playing video games when he was two and never stopped, much to his parents dismay. On weeknights, he can be found smiling creepily right behind you.

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