• Discover Nottingham: Gaming

    Nottingham is dense with gaming opportunities – from paintball to Virtual Realty. Take a tour of Impact’s favourite spots for you to get to know this year. BOARD GAME CAFES Board game cafes are pretty self-explanatory – the perfect place to relax with a group of friends, maybe between...
  • The Best Drinking Games For Freshers

    It’s a truth universally acknowledged that alcohol makes talking to strangers easier. Impact has found a bunch of ways to liven up drinking and make Freshers that little bit easier too PICCOLO No cards or cups to hand? Trade in some battery life instead with Piccolo, the handy drinking...
  • The Best and Worst of Downloadable Content

    Downloadable Content has gotten a bad rep as a way for game developers to grab a little extra cash, and believe us, sometimes it’s deserved. But DLC isn’t all bad… Best: XCOM 2: War of The Chosen XCOM is a series notorious for its unrelenting treatment of the player,...
  • Watch Dogs: Legion and the Death of the NPC

    Jack takes a look at Watch Dogs: Legion’s surprising gameplay innovation. You’ve all played open-world games, right? They’re usually stuffed with Non-Player Characters (NPCs); mindless drones for you to screw with and murder when you get bored. Well not anymore. Ubisoft’s E3 2019 conference began with a demo of...
  • EA and Star Wars: The Fall of an Empire

    With Jedi: Fallen Order unveiling its first gameplay at E3, Jack examines EA’s troubled history with Star Wars. Imagine this. You’re one of the biggest game publishers on the planet, and you’re handed the biggest brand in pop-culture on a platter. Star Wars is bigger than ever. Episode VII...