First Post! December 19, 2019

Star Wars is out today. Check out this First Post!


Hey Shacknews, it's time for First Post! Let's officially kick off our day of posting. Please take a look.

Shackmas Time in the Shacknews Chatty

Hue Hue Hue! Happy Shackmas!
Hue Hue Hue! Happy Shackmas!

We are doing our annual series of Shackmas giveaways on our Shacknews Chatty forum. Keep an eye out, there may be more giveaways soon!

Phantom footstooling could change Smash Ultimate meta

GimR with a super informative video about an exploit of the double jump mechanic in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. It had been highlighted previously by Captain L, but this is the most public display of what could be a new technique for professional Smash players.

By the way, Kirby is S-Tier

Am I right?

Check out this awesome image of the Andromeda galaxy

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There you have it, Shacknews. Your First Post! for December 19, 2019. Please consider subscribing to Shacknews Mercury to support our site for as little as $1/month. Here is a photo of Lola to brighten your day.

Lola is the best dog. Even when she hides in her bed like a dooper.
Lola is the best dog. Even when she hides in her bed like a dooper.

What are you up to today? Let us know in the Shacknews Chatty comment thread below.


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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