• A Beginner’s Guide to Animal Crossing: New Horizons

    Emily shares her top tips for starting out on your own Animal Crossing island… March 20th, 2020 was a day of celebration for many Nintendo fans, as it saw the release of one of the most anticipated games since the launch of the Switch console: Animal Crossing: New Horizons....
  • Gaming Review: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

    A game that allows you to launch a green dinosaur from a moving spacecraft with a hammer, playing as a pink marshmallow has no right to be a real game. But it is a real game, and we should all be thankful. Our latest gift from Masahiro Sakurai and...
  • Scrapbook – Games to Play Before You Die

    Anyone who has had the pleasure of delving into the world of video games knows that such an experience is always a magical one – yet with so many games out there, it’s impossible to play them all. Therefore, Impact has compiled together a list of Video Games that...
  • The Different Approaches to a Remake – Part 2

    Compared to ‘true remakes’, the Re-imagining and the Remake Reboot are a bit harder to discern. A re-imagining of a game is produced when the style of gameplay has become obsolete, outdated, or at the very least non-marketable, unable to be touched up on in the ways a true...
  • The Different Approaches to a Remake – Part 1

    2017 has been quite the bumper year for gaming. All new systems and flashy games available to play, even throughout the seasonal lacklustre summer drought. However, amidst all this hustle-and-bustle belies the fact that 2017 is also quite a good year for those who are fans of old IP....
  • Scrapbook – Ten Years On…

    In honour of the University of Nottingham’s very own NSTV celebrating its tenth anniversary this year, Impact are looking back at what else first appeared in 2007. We’ve compiled a list of ten things that are now ten years old, so get ready for a jump back into pop...
  • E3 2017 Part 3 – Nintendo and Bethesda

    With Sony having a solid showing of games and Microsoft having a big blowout on their cutting edge Xbox upgrade, the time then came for the spotlight to shine on Bethesda and Nintendo’s shows. Here’s the lowdown on what was announced with these two publishers. Bethesda Bethesda went ahead...