Big Deez Production and Mad Dog Games released a new trailer for the upcoming release of Shaq-Fu: A Legend Reborn, showcasing what the original 1994 game was like and how far along the development studio has come with producing the brand new beat-'em-up game for home consoles and PC.

The trailer was made available over on the official PlayStation YouTube channel, but the game is set to come out for home consoles and PC, including the Xbox One, PS4, and Nintendo Switch.

The trailer starts off with a look back at the old Genesis and SNES game, Shaq-Fu, which was received rather poorly on its release back in 1994. In fact, the minute long trailer literally spends 30 seconds just reminding people that the old game was pretty crappy.

The next 30 seconds is about showcasing how good the new game could end up being, while showing off some awesome beat-'em-up footage. We see a new and improved Shaq blasting into the screen with an epic looking front dropkick to an enemy, giving gamers a bright and entertainment example of how the combat has instantly been improved in Shaq-Fu: A Legend Reborn.

We then see Shaq taking on one of the new enemies in the game, where he's throwing barrels at a boss wielding a flamethrower.

But it's not just another beat-'em-up game that takes the Street Of Rage concept and applies a fresh coat of paint to it. For instance, we see that Big Deez Productions has Shaq capable of dressing up in all sorts of costumes as he battles foes and uses the special abilities inherent with the costume to advance through levels, where Shaq will travel through a variety of different locations, including Hell and Hollywood.

There's even a nice little nod to Shaq's role as Steel in the live-action comic book movie, where Shaq gets to don a steel mech suit so he can go around pummeling enemies and using a number of abilities to do so.

We don't get an actual numerical value on how many stages are present in Shaq-Fu: A Legend Reborn or all the costumes and abilities Shaq will have at his disposal in the new game, but the trailer definitely makes the game look a lot more polished than what some people might have been expecting.

The crowdfunded title ran into some troubles by getting delayed, but it looks like it's back on track for a release on home consoles and PC. What is kind of odd is that it still shows that Saber Interactive is producing the title even though Big Deez and Mad Dog are handling the game. Anyway, you can expect to see Shaq-Fu: A Legend Reborn launching soon for Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PS4 and PC.

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