Shaq wants a new Shaq-Fu video game

Shaq wants to be back in a video game.

Shaquille O’Neal says he’s seeking redemption for “Shaq Fu,” his infamous fighting game originally released in 1994 that’s now considered to be among the worst games ever made. The four-time NBA champion is launching a crowd-funding campaign to create a “Shaq Fu” follow-up titled “Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn.”

In return, backers could receive anything from a pair of autographed size-22 sneakers to a pick-up basketball game and lunch with Shaq, depending on how much they donate.

“The old `Shaq Fu’ was a `ha, ha, ha,’” said O’Neal in a telephone interview this week. “This will not be a `ha, ha, ha.’”

– Associated Press