Final Fantasy XV: Review

The Final Fantasy franchise is widely regarded as the quintessential RPG. With its wacky characters, expansive worlds and a copious amount of melodrama, very few games can compete with the iconic title and its envious legacy. For Final Fantasy XV, the burden of such...

Telltale’s The Walking Dead: A New Frontier Review

Following the dramatic conclusion to season two -where a possible seven endings could be achieved- many were curious as to how Telltale would incorporate every outcome into the latest series. Sadly, the tortuous decision between Kenny and Jane simply didn't matter. Clementine, ultimately, faces the...

Dishonored 2: Review

The ageing assassin Corvo Attano returns following a four-year hiatus and supposedly hanging up his retractable sword and unsettling mask for good. He has reclaimed his role as Lord Protector and now stands guard over his daughter, Lord Empress Emily Kaldwin, as she rules...

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Multiplayer Review

Call of Duty
As we all know Call of Duty infinite warfare has been out for a little while now. Reviews on it have been mixed, but overall, Activision has dodged a huge bullet by bringing back the fan favourite Call of Duty Modern Warfare. The debate about whether...

Watch_Dogs 2: “Welcome to San Francisco”

Ubisoft’s new Watch Dogs 2 trailer, Welcome to San Francisco, has protagonist Marcus showcasing the Bay Area, the playground where players will be let loose in a couple of weeks. The trailer looks particular appealing, especially for those who are still on the fence about...

Lewis Hamilton Joins Call Of Duty: Infinite Warfare

Lewis Hamilton
Lewis Hamilton is the latest star to be added to the Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare cast. The three-time World Champion race car driver, Lewis Hamilton is set to make a cameo appearance in Activision's newest instalment, Infinite Warfare. Hamilton plays the role of an engineer...

PureM Recommends… Bastion

Bastion
Bastion is a unique and beautiful game that is sure to capture your imagination and your heart. The main character is a young man, or "the kid" who is displaced in the bastion by the calamity, who has destroyed your home place. The whole game...

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered Review

Modern Warfare set the franchise up for the future with a plot entrenched firmly in the present. For nearly a decade the Call of Duty franchise has been redefining the first-person shooter (FPS) genre with its highly addictive multiplayer modes and fast-paced campaigns. With its...

New 12-Minute Ghost Recon: Wildlands Trailer

Ubisoft has released a new lengthy trailer for Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands, in which a group of four Ghost agents captures a Bolivian cartel boss. In the new Stealth Takedown trailer, we revisit the same scenario presented at E3 2016. The Ghost Recon team...

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered Launch Trailer

The much loved FPS classic, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, received a lengthy remastered trailer this week, providing players with the chance to relive all those explosive and iconic set-pieces they fell in love with during 2007. For those eager to return to the protagonist,...

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare New Trailer Stars Conor McGregor

Infinity Ward and Activision released a new Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare story trailer this week, showcasing some familiar, explosive set pieces and finally introducing fans to the villains played by Kit Harington and Conor McGregor. In the trailer, we see Kit Harington’s character, Admiral Salen...

Destiny: Rise of Iron Is Now Available

“Destiny: Rise of Iron” is now available for purchase both online and in physical edition. September 20th is the release date for the Destiny: Rise of Iron expansion pack. The Expansion is to be as large as the previous expansion, “The Taken King”, and will drop players...

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MUSIC

Pet Shop Boys live at Bord Gais Energy Theatre, Dublin

Pet Shop Boys
After the huge success of the first part of their Super World Tour last autumn, the Pet...

VITAL returns to Belfast with Tiesto & Clean Bandit

vital
The annual Vital Festival returns to Belfast's Boucher Road Playing Fields on Saturday 26 August - Tickets...

Relive the magic this July at Punchestown Music Festival

Punchestown
The Punchestown Music Festival returns this Summer with a two-day line up featuring Tom Jones and Jess...

Pure M chats to… The Blades

The Blades celebrate the launch of their Vinyl edition of their album 'MODERNISED' at Whelan's on Friday...

MOVIES

CHiPS

The mysterious case of Mr.Dax Shepard has always struck me as strange. At face value, he seems...

Life

Nothing good ever happens in space. Life follows a group of researchers on the International Space Station...

The Age of Shadows

The Age of Shadows is a precisely crafted and excitingly stylish picture hailing from South Korea. Directed...

The Salesman

The Salesman, written and directed by Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, comes to us as this year's Oscar...

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INTERVIEWS

Pure M chats to… The Blades

The Blades celebrate the launch of their Vinyl edition of their album 'MODERNISED' at Whelan's on Friday...

Pure M chats to… The Doors Alive

To call The Doors Alive merely a tribute act would be a huge disservice to what  is the...

Pure M meets Dublin Art-Pop Duo Æ Mak Ahead Of Irish Tour

Dublin band Æ Mak have announced their new single, 'I Walk', which will be launched in The...

Pure M chats to… The Answer

They are The Answer, a rock band from Northern Ireland. They write, perform and love to kick...

Pure M chats to… Ailbhe Reddy

Dublin musician Ailbhe Reddy is a singer-songwriter whose deeply personal heart-on-her-sleeve lyrics and a memorable voice lingers...

CULTURAL

The Catholic Church: Hypocrisy at its finest

Catholic
Growing up, I had never heard of a “Mother and baby home” being in existence. It sounds...

“Just bin it and forget about it”- what really happens to all the things we own

Bin
In this phase of high mass consumption that we live in, putting rubbish into a bin is...

An Inconvenient Truth

Truth
We surely live in historic times. The world, or at least the one that is ever-increasingly mediated...

GAMES

Sniper Elite 4: Review

Sniper Elite 4 is the latest offering from Rebellion's WWII 3rd person shooter series, which sees your character...

Horizon Zero Dawn: Review

Guerrilla Games has abandoned the assault rifle and dystopian world of Killzone for a society with a...

Four reasons to pick up Mafia 3

Mafia 3
If you haven’t bought 2k’s new game, Mafia 3, then here are four reasons you should consider...

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