• Scrapbook: Fail-Safe Ways to Boost Your Mood

    Being a student is at times one of the best experiences in the world. However, the complete freedom that university life gives you, combined with the strains of completing a degree can lead to a fracturing of your mental health.  University Mental Health Day took place on Thursday 7th...
  • ‘FALLOUT 76’ – A POST-MORTEM OF THE BIGGEST GAMING FAILURE OF 2018

    If you’ve heard anything about the buggy hellscape that is Bethesda’s latest release, you already know it’s an empty, broken mess. But we’re not here to discuss Fallout 76’s gameplay. Instead, let’s dissect the storm of controversy and failure Bethesda has suffered since the game’s launch. Development, Advertisement, and...
  • Gaming Music – the Brilliance of MiracleOfSound and Dan Bull

    In many ways, I am musically incompetent. I know practically nothing about music, be it what’s good, what’s in the charts, who’s popular – genuinely, nothing. However, what I do know is video games, and anyone who’s spent as much time playing video games as me can appreciate the...
  • 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...
  • Impact Plays – Dragon Age: Origins. . . A Gamer’s Nostalgia

    For me, there are numerous games which I will forever praise above the rest, but one which I will repeatedly play without ever growing bored is Dragon Age: Origins. First introduced to me at 13, I was sceptical of such a game design – most of my interests lay...
  • 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...