Shacknews Staff Select: Asif Khan

It's a me, Asif.


Hey Shackers! Most of you folks already know who I am and what I do here, but in case you are new to Shacknews here is a little bit about myself. I started in the games media business in 2000 working as a freelancer at I continued freelancing at,, and before I joined as the primary investor. Gamerhub went on to acquire Shacknews and I ended up running the combined entity as CEO. Last year, I became editor-in-chief of I am also the janitor here. My dog Lola is the best and I am impatiently waiting for a new F-Zero game. Please take a look at this video we shot at E3 2018 for more information.

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There you have it. Now you know everything about me. You can follow me on Twitter @technosucks for pictures of my dog and hot takes about Cleveland sports. 


Asif Khan is the CEO and majority shareholder of Shacknews. He began his career in video game journalism as a freelancer in 2001 for 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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