Game release: “Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn” (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch)

Saber Interactive and Big Deez Productions together with Mad Dog Games bring back one of the worst games in history but as a good game with beat-em-up brawler Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn.

Basketball star Shaquille O’Neil returns to kick some celebrity ass with his Wu Xing moves, and that’s enough to pique one’s interest after forgetting that the original 1994 console game was pretty bad. Again it’s time to master combo attacks with Katanas, shuriken, baseball bats and other weapons, while it’s also possible to turn into powerful forms like the Big Diesel and Shaqtus. If this all sounds rather ridiculous, it’s because it is.

With a rap soundtrack featuring a new track by the real Shaq and over-the-top voice acting, combined with a great comic art style, hopefully the gameplay won’t be as bad as the original, but it seems it’s anything but. It might not be as refined as some Sega classics like Streets of Rage and the humor might be a bit too much for some, but it’s commendable that everything is presented with a less serious attitude.

The game is out now on PC as well as on PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch. It should also be noted that those who purchased the game NBA Playgrounds before July 10 2017 will receive a free copy of Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn. The key can be redeemed between June 5 and July 5 in the Nintendo eShop. Furthermore, the retail versions of Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn include a bonus game (the name of which hasn’t been revealed yet) that can be unlocked later on.

Buy the digital version for PC on
GOG
Steam

Buy the digital version for PS4 on
the PSN store

Buy the digital version for Xbox One on
the Xbox store

Buy the digital version for Nintendo Switch on
the Nintendo eShop

Buy the retail version for PC on
Amazon Germany
Amazon UK

Buy the retail version for PS4 on
Amazon Germany
Amazon UK
Amazon USA

Buy the retail version for Xbox One on
Amazon Germany
Amazon UK
Amazon USA

Buy the retail version for Nintendo Switch on
Amazon Germany
Amazon UK
Amazon USA (import)

Official website

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About nufafitc

Being an avid gamer, cinemaniac, and bookworm in addition to other things the internet and new media present, I'm also very much into DIY music, rock and pop in particular. Writing short or longer pieces about anything that interests me has always made me happy. As both an editor for German website "Adventure-Treff" and UK website "Future Sack", I like to write reviews and news about recent developments in the movies, games and book industry.
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