SWC 2018: Semifinal - GoldenEye 007

The ultimate wildcard round of the Shacknews World Championship pit our four remaining players against each other on a CRT TV with N64 controllers.

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Four competitors remained in the Shacknews World Championship 2018. This semifinal round would prove to be one of the most exciting moments of our electronic sports tournament as two players secured their place in the Finals. TheBeardedChump, KidColt45, MegaMoose64, and GamerGirlLovesU sat down in front of an old CRT television to square off in a true test of video gaming skill. GoldenEye 007 for N64 is an iconic game, but its controls have not held up well. This round was a perfect wildcard challenge to throw at these four competitors who were on the doorstep of Shacknews immortality and a piece of the $50,000 prize pool. The match was so close that it even ended in a sudden death shootout for second place. Please take a look.

Be sure to check out all the rounds from the Shacknews World Championship 2018. The Finals featured the game that Shacknews was built on, Quake


Asif Khan is the CEO, EIC, and majority shareholder of Shacknews. He began his career in video game journalism as a freelancer in 2001 for Tendobox.com. Asif is a CPA and was formerly an investment adviser representative. After much success in his own personal investments, he retired from his day job in financial services and is currently focused on new private investments. His favorite PC game of all time is Duke Nukem 3D, and he is an unapologetic fan of most things Nintendo. Asif first frequented the Shack when it was sCary's Shugashack to find all things Quake. When he is not immersed in investments or gaming he is a purveyor of fine electronic music. Asif also has an irrational love of Cleveland sports.

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