• 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...
  • 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...
  • Pokémon Go Outside, Go Re-download!

    With the promise of Gen 2 Pokémon being released later this month or early next year (depending on if you believe the hype trains), I thought I’d revisit Pokémon Go in the hope that Niantic had improved the game in the time I’d been away and fixed some of...
  • 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...
  • Pokkén Tournament: Why Nintendo chose an arcade release first

    Nintendo’s new game Pokkén Tournament will be released for the Wii U in early 2016 but it has already been out in arcades since August 2014. The game was developed by Bandai Namco, the same studio behind the popular fighting series Tekken which has heavily influenced the new game...
  • Twitch Played Pokemon – What Did We Learn?

    Calling itself “an experiment to test the viability of this format, the way people interact with the input system and the way they interact socially with each other”, and hosted by the game streaming website Twitch, Twitch Plays Pokemon (or TPP for short) saw a live stream of a...