Shacknews CEO Asif Khan (left, seated), EIC Steve Watts (center, being punched), Sam Leichtamer (center-left, leprechaun fedora), and assorted Chatty members at Shackcon 2014.

About Shacknews

Shacknews keeps tech-savvy gamers informed about what's worth their time today and how they'll be playing tomorrow through compelling articles and video features.

Shacknews began in 1996 as a Quake fan site. It eventually grew to cover all games and platforms, but still maintains strong ties to its PC gaming roots.


Asif Khan


Michael Wang

Chief Operating Officer

John Benyamine


Bill Lavoy

Managing Editor

Greg Burke

Video Editor

John Keefer

News Editor

Charles Singletary

News Editor

David Craddock

Features Editor

Jason Venter

Contributing Editor

Ozzie Mejia

Contributing Editor

Adam Kraus

Contributing Editor

Chris Jarrard

Contributing Tech Editor

Jon Wong

Contributing Tech Editor

Brittany Vincent

Editor-in-Chief of Modojo

Steve Tyminski

Editor-in-Chief of Gamerhub.TV

Kevin Tucker

Contributing Editor


Donovan Erskine


Andrew (center-left) lectures an increasingly angry Sam, Steven Wong, and Greg Burke about the merits of using Ness in Super Smash Bros.