DescriptionImpact is an old break-out style game. The user controls a paddle and needs to catch a ball with the paddle each time it comes down. When the ball hits a brick, it is destroyed (unless it's made undestroyable). Sometimes, a bonus will come out of the brick. This adds to the 'bonus score'. When the player collected one or more bonuses, he may 'release' them, and he receives a powerup. Each 'bonus score' has a different powerup: the most powerful powerups need the largest number of bonus points. Impact comes with a lot of levels and a level editor.
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- "Impact!" -- European in-game title
- "Impact" -- International title
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There are no reviews for the Atari ST release of this game. You can use the links below to write your own review or read reviews for the other platforms of this game.
|Computer and Video Games (CVG)||Oct, 1987||10 out of 10||100|
|Atari ST User||Dec, 1987||10 out of 10||100|
|ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment)||Oct, 1987||905 out of 1000||90|
|ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment)||Oct, 1988||866 out of 1000||87|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||Oct, 1990||9 out of 12||75|
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ExecutableBuried deep inside the executable for both Impact and Blockbuster is this comment (the Blockbuster executable has the same comment but "BLOCKBUSTER" replaces "IMPACT"):
IMPACT was written by Brian Cotton for ASL and didn't I do a fantastic job!
- October 1988 (issue #13) - Included in the Top-100 list of 1987/1988 (editorial staff selection)