• Nintendo Direct 17.2.21: Underwhelming But Expected

    Daria Paterek After over 500 days of waiting, the latest Nintendo Direct has finally arrived. At over fifty minutes long, the Direct announced new titles, additions to existing games, and DLC content. However, while many fans hotly anticipated the Direct, it only met 31% of Nintendo Life users’ expectations,...
  • Among Us With AOC: Politics and Games Done Right

    Emily Ash Emily examines the impact of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s presence on Twitch. Among Us has been the latest craze in party games, asking you to stealthily murder your comrades or scream your innocence the loudest if you fail. We’ve covered the games’ ridiculous success before. Despite that, I don’t...
  • 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 A re-imagining of a game is produced when the style of gameplay has become obsolete, outdated, or at the very least non-marketable, unable to be touched up on in the ways a true...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....