Four New Trademarks Filed for Shaq Fu

By on June 5, 2013 at 12:08 pm
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Some new developments have come to light in the story surrounding the creation of a possible Shaq Fu sequel. Mine O’Mine, the owners of Shaq.com, recently filed four new trademarks for the title that cover video games, computer software, video game characters, electronic action games, playing cards, and online games. This comes less than a month after similar trademarks were filed for something called Shaqfighter.

It’s unlikely that a company would submit such extensive trademarks unless they were planning to make a new game, but Mine O’Mine has yet to comment on the matter. For now, feel free to reflect on the fact that we may one day see a sequel to Shaq Fu.

Source: Siliconera

Angelo M. D’Argenio A.K.A. MyLifeIsAnRPG got his start in the fighting game community as a young boy playing Street Fighter II in arcades down at the Jersey Shore. As president of Disorganization XIII, he travels the convention circuit presenting a variety of panels from discussions on gamer culture, to stick modding workshops, to fighting game comedy acts. He has a passion for looking at the fighting game community from an academic standpoint and has completed several studies on effective fighting game learning and the impact fighting games have on social circles. A six year veteran of the gaming industry, he also writes for Cheat Code Central and is a lead game designer for Ember Games. On Tuesdays, you can find him getting bodied by Chris G and getting mistaken for Seth Rogen at The Break.
  • Quan Chi

    Eeeeeverybody get up, it’s time to slam now………..

  • Aaron

    We got a real jam goin’ down, welcome to the space jam.

  • Pooh Hardy

    …r….really?

  • TS

    Really, an image of the SNES version?

    Let’s not have such a petty bias in the future, especially regarding a project as important as this one.

  • samirerre

    he never learns dose he

  • Jeremy

    I can see the future.

    This weekend Mircrosoft says they’re bring back a long awaited new fighter in an old beloved franchise.When everyone assumes its KI3 they jump in stage and confirm ShaqFu 2 ON THE XBOXOne!

    • gigantor21

      It’s a remake. Shaq Fu: Twism Edition HD. Calling it now.

    • ReddChief78

      Shaq Fu isn’t made by Rare so KI3 was still announced also

  • ragnarok954

    They’re seriously going with this…I thought it was a just a joke.

  • Weird Al Yankovic

    No new Project Justice, no new Primal Rage, no new Killer Instinct (ya ya rumors)…But there’s a new Shaq Fu. SM f’ing H.

  • Azrael VG

    Not a very good or memorable game and Shak’s name might not mean much to the younger crowd these days. I would have pointed out the obvious fact that the game mechanics is as dated but with games like Dive Kick getting promoted on this forum I think it could just do with some graphics polishing and re-release. I would also say Shakfu=waste of time but ShakFu(1994) > DiveKick(2013).

  • Yan Zhao

    Can we get Kobe Bryant, Allen Iverson, and Yao Ming into the roster too? huehue