Shaquille O’Neal announced his retirement today via Twitter, closing out a 20-year NBA career that included 4 championships and 15 All-Star appearances.
However, as the pop culturally inclined among us (euphemism for “us bad people”) rush to Tweet Kazaam jokes en masse — or Steel jokes if we actually have any — let’s take a brief moment to simultaneously honor and fully process the ridiculousness of the single most absurd Shaq-related product ever made, the Super Nintendo & Genesis fighting game Shaq-Fu.
Here are 15 Amazing Screenshots From Shaq-Fu, a game which, apparently, consists primarily of Shaq taunting magical creatures then punching said magical creatures:
15. (The Last Screen In The Game)
Farewell, Shaq — to quote an extremely eloquent monster-ghoul, your courage was indeed praiseworthy.