About Us

Impulse Gamer (Impulsegamer) is Australia’s largest and oldest independent online review site which began in 2001 by co-founders Tory Favro and Andrew Bistak. Covering a wide area from entertainment to technology, Impulse Gamer expanded to the United States in 2004 with Edwin Millheim taking the role of US Editor and lead correspondent. Writer and Journalist Damien Straker also joined the team in 2012 to become the Film Editor who has brought a wealth of knowledge to the team. In 2016, Dana Folkard, the Mother of Dragons  joined the team as our Comic Editor who is a true advocate for this medium and writes a mean comic review.

From industry news to reviews, Impulse Gamer also interviews key individuals across the globe from entertainment to technology and software. Impulse Gamer is “Not just Games” and features definitive reviews on both PC and Apple software, including a wide range of accessories plus hardware. Due to public feedback, Impulse Gamer recently started reviewing IMAX films and moved on to what some would call intellectual endeavours such as museum exhibitions or live shows such as The Lion King.

Our team of professional reviewers are located in Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland Australia, South Australia and Florida United States. With a diverse and professional background, our journalists aim to provide its readership with quality coverage and what started in 2001 as an enthusiast website, now boasts over 290,000 unique visitors per month.

Since its birth, Impulse Gamer has become one of Australia’s largest independent review sites with 17-years of content. Impulse Gamer has strong public relations with some of the largest gaming, software and movie companies in the country and continues to transform with the changing face of the internet.

Reviews, News, Interviews, Entertainment and Forums, Impulse Gamers’ longevity and community acceptance is through its dedicated staff and editors. To advertise on Impulse Gamer, please contact our sales team for competitive rates.

Key Staff

Andrew Bistak – Editor in Chief
Damien Straker – Movie Editor
James Wright – Technology Editor
Edwin Millheim – United States Editor
Sean Warhurst – Senior Writer
Christopher O’Connor – Senior Writer
Nathan Misa – Senior Writer
Victor Bistak – Systems Administrator

We pay our respects to the original custodians of the land on which our office sits, the Wadawurrung people of the Kulin Nation

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