• 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...
  • Nintendo Switch: Yay or Nay?

    The first gaming console I ever owned was the PlayStation 1, which I got for Christmas back in the ‘90s, and along with it, was Spyro the Dragon (an absolute favourite of mine). In the last couple of decades, the gaming world has developed some of the most advanced...
  • Pokémon 20th Anniversary Special: Sun and Moon

    Alola, Pokémon fans! The new, much-anticipated main series games are here, and they had some very high expectations to meet. With many, many pre-release trailers showing off new features and ‘mons for months before release, we’ve had a long time to get excited, as well as some fears that...
  • Impact Plays Pokémon: Pokémon Omega Ruby

    With the popularity of Pokémon Go, and the recent release of Pokémon Sun and Moon, I couldn’t resist reflecting on my own experience of an old Pokémon favourite of mine: Pokémon Ruby. As the new versions became available for re-release, I immediately* (*insert half an hour getting a DS over ten...
  • PS4 Pro and Xbox Scorpio: Console ‘Neo’-revolution?

    Since the unveiling of the Xbox Scorpio and the PS4 Pro, a big deal of fuss has been made over what seems to be the herald of the end of ‘true’ console generations. The main argument being made is that this signals a move from the generational console platform...