Watch Tiger Woods and Shaq Duel Martial Arts-Style
Using Kung-Fu to market a golf game? The makers of ‘Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13,’ Electronic Arts, seem to think it’s a good idea. EA has unveiled a viral commercial starring the basketball giant Shaquille O’ Neal and the game’s title master Tiger Woods. Dressed in traditional samurai garb, the two sports legends bow in honor before…well, you’ll have to watch.
Shaq, video games and martial arts are not as strange a mix as you might think. In the ’90s, Electronic Arts published a 2D-fighting game called ‘Shaq Fu,’ in which a virtual Shaq fought enemies from another dimension. It flopped, and is now considered one of the worst video games of all time. Tiger Woods’ ‘PGA Tour’ series, on the other hand, is a very successful video game franchise and we’re guessing Woods’ martial arts skills were honed when protecting himself from ex-wife Elin Nordegren. What, too soon?