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Mobile gaming is becoming ever more prevalent in our modern lives. Whether sitting zombie-eyed on your morning commute, nursing a devastating hangover or simply procrastinating; mobile games are an irresistible, if occasionally maddening, distraction. Mobile games are now big business....
The gaming industry is fast becoming the dominant cultural medium in the world, creating everything from mobile mega-hits to the all-powerful Virtual Reality headsets. Gaming is no longer seen as a childish activity, but a respected and profitable profession. With...
The new release from Ubisoft, “Far Cry Primal” is one of the most anticipated games of the year. Not only is it unique in its setting and gameplay, but it used a language that was created 10,000 years ago. Don’t be...
The most recent installment from Capcom of the Devil May Cry series came in 2013 when we saw the new Dante grace our console screens for the first time. The revamped Dante was a shock to veteran players that were...
It wasn't easy, and there are many games that missed out, but here's the definitive list. It took a long time, so don't take it for granted. From someone who has more lists saved on his laptop than is...
It’s that time of the year again, where we look back on 2015 and wrack our brains over which game should claim the prestigious title of, ‘Game of the Year.’ The gaming world seemed like a bleak place during 2014, with...
  Fallout 4, Witcher 3 and Metal Gear Solid V are all in line for the Game of the Year award. The Game Developers Choice Awards (GDCA) takes place this year on the 16th of March in San Francisco alongside the...
At the beginning of each year, the Awesome Games Done Quick (AGDQ) team embark on a week-long marathon that brings Twitch’s finest speedrunners together to not only entertain viewers but to raise money for charity. AGDQ 2016 concluded on January...
Created by a former member from That Game Company, ABZÛ presents itself as another potential masterpiece in interactive storytelling and game design. These are at least, the expectations that I personally have. It can be wrong to put such...
Here at Pure M, we have taken the liberty to compose a list of the top 5 games that should be placed onto your Christmas list if you haven’t all ready done so. This list came about from the...
  YouTube has been around for a long time. In fact, YouTube first surfaced from the internet on the 24th of February, 2005. Nearly eleven years later, it has become the biggest online video archive that people have spent countless...
The popular streaming website Twitch is now the fourth most popular website during the internet's peak hours, putting it right behind sites like Netflix, Google, and Apple. So what does this mean for the streamers that have created a massive...

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