Shaq-Fu "Surprise" Set for Game Awards, says O'Neal [UPDATE]

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[UPDATE] The "surprise" that O'Neal was teasing turned out to be a brand new trailer for Shaq-Fu: A Legend Reborn that debuted during The Game Awards. Check out the new video below.

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Retired NBA star and media personality Shaquille O'Neal has promised a "surprise" at the Game Awards show on Thursday night, following the successful crowdfunding campaign that raised some $460,000 for the Shaq-Fu reboot.

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Posting on his Twitter account, O'Neal wrote "I'm heading to The Game Awards on Thursday in Los Angeles; have a little Shaq Fu surprise for you videogame fans."

The Game Awards, which presents accolades to the developers behind some of the most acclaimed games of the year, is due to air on Thursday at 6 PM PST (GameSpot will host a livestream). Spliced within the ceremony will be a series of trailers for new projects in development, with host Geoff Keighley claiming that ten "world premieres" will air on the night.

Shaq-Fu: A Legend Reborn is a reboot of the original 16-Bit fighting game which in the two decades since has gathered a mild cult following. In May last year, O'Neal launched an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign for the remaster project, and managed to amass $458,000 in funding.

The original game, which shipped in 1994, was panned by critics upon release, to the extent that the reboot's developer, Big Deez Productions, has asserted that "this time we won't f*** it up."

According to the terms of the Indiegogo campaign, A Legend Reborn will ship on Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and Wii U.

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