Sniper Elite 4 is the latest offering from Rebellion's WWII 3rd person shooter series, which sees your character dropped off in Italy and left on his own to dispatch a whole army of Nazis armed with his trusty rifle and other various...
Guerrilla Games has abandoned the assault rifle and dystopian world of Killzone for a society with a murky past and an uncertain future; such is life for the inhabitants of Horizon Zero Dawn. Around 1,000 years from today, the earth...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Horses, sand, tanks, planes and 64 players frantically trying to capture a base titled Butter, the Battlefield 1 beta culminated into one of most thrilling gaming experiences you will have this year. Today, sadly, marks the end of our Battlefield 1 (BF1)...
The last time we saw the brooding super-agent, Adam Jensen, he was sinking to the bottom of the Panchaean sea, following the explosive conclusion to Deus Ex: Human Revolution. Now working for Interpol-funded Task Force 29, Jensen is faced with the...
For the past five years, Telltale Games has become the masters of storytelling. With so many popular franchises eager to have the Telltale treatment, it was only a matter of time before the Dark Knight landed at the game...
Furi dazzled the gaming world this month when it popped up as PSN's July freebie. With its mix of twin-stick shooting and unforgiving swordplay, Furi will have you roaring in frustration as you encounter the brutal, relentless, and occasionally,...

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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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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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