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Demons have taken the form of celebrities to brainwash the world but one hero is ready to stop them, Shaq. That’s right, Big Diesel is on a path of revenge to save the world from evil celebrities and you can step into his shoes this June. What more do you need?
Ok, you need more. Fine. Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn is an action-packed 2.5D beat-em-up is colorful and absurd. You will face off against hoards of enemies as you make your way through to face outlandish celebrity bosses. Unleash your fury with a variety of hard-hitting weapons and power-ups.
At its heart, Shaq Fu is just plain fun. Written with a Shaq sized sense of humor, it pokes fun at both classic Kung Fu movies and celebrity culture. Everything from the dialogue to the move sets is designed with a little tongue and cheek. There are even a few fourth-wall breaking moments just in case you forget these guys are not taking this too seriously.
Originally funded on IndieGoGo Shaq, Fu: A Legend Reborn is a co-production of Saber Interactive and Big Deez Productions and published in partnership with Wired Productions and Mad Dog Games. This game is rated T (Teen) by the ESRB.
Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn will launch globally on the Nintendo Switch, PC, PS4, and Xbox One on June 5, 2018. The full game will be available for digital download on those platforms for $19.99. You can also pick up a bundled physical boxed product which will include unannounced DLC at major retailers for $29.99 for PS4 and Xbox One or $39.99 on the Nintendo Switch.
Anyone who purchased NBA Playgrounds on Nintendo Switch prior to June 10, 2017, will receive a free copy of Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn on Switch upon release.