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Shift Happens challenges you and a friend, or better still, the significant other half to take control of Bismo and Plom, two jelly blob creatures that were joined together in a freak accident. The duo must use their newly-acquired power...
GamerCon, Ireland's largest ever gaming event is coming to Dublin this St. Patrick's weekend. Set to be one of the highlights of the festive weekend, GamerCon will take place at the Convention Centre Dublin on March 18th and 19th...
Robots In The Wild will hit Steam Early Access on Wednesday, February 15 for $7.99, 20% discount off the $9.99 retail price. The sale will end on Tuesday, February 21. All sound effects and voices in Robots In The Wild...
My Dog Zorro’s upcoming minimalist puzzle game, Linelight, is launching today on Steam and PlayStation 4! Set in a world made entirely of lines, Linelight’s 300 levels and six worlds are woven with Zen-like music, rich gameplay mechanics, and...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
“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...
Ubisoft’s Rocksmith 2014 is being remastered this year and will be available to rockers on October 4th. Rocksmith 2014: Remastered will be available to download for existing users in a downloadable patch for the game. Gamers who are only now...
Ubisoft has released three new trailers for their newest IP, For Honor, showcasing a bevy of new online content, characters, and confirmation for the game’s three-day-long closed alpha. For Honor’s closed alpha will run from September 15 through September 18...

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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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