Month: April 2015

Edit Embryos: The Shifting Face of Man

It was reported this past Thursday that China dragged the world into the future, caring little as to the preparedness of everyone else. Genetic researchers from Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou, Ch...

John Carpenter’s ‘Night’ Video is a Cyberpunk Dream

Although John Carpenter’s excellent recent release of original music Lost Themes is perhaps a little too horrorcentric to be within Neon Dystopia’s remit, the recent video for for lead sin...

Motoko Turns Into Konoko In 2001 Game ‘Oni’

Released in 2001, Oni is a video game developed by Bungie West. Available for Windows, Mac OS and Playstation 2, it’s a third-person action game with hand-to-hand combat heavily inspired by Mamo...

Call of Duty Goes Cyberpunk? Black Ops III Trailer Released

The words “Call of Duty” are enough to put a lot of people off, but perhaps not when it starts to venture into cyberpunk territory. Take a look at the latest “Ember” trailer be...

Cyberpunk Music Videos & The Ever Evolving Genre

One of the most satisfying things about cyberpunk is that its visions of tomorrow will always be a day away. Wearable tech, hacking scandals, personal drones and other items and occurrences that would...

Review: EMA, The Future’s Void

Trends are often thought of as cyclical, and as they drop to the floor of the ocean of social consciousness, they swim underneath larger trends only to surface again. That there is an explosion of of ...

Grendel’s Rebellious Electronic Music

Starting back in 1997, the aggrotech/dark electro Dutch band Grendel was named after the beast in the Anglo-Saxon tale Beowulf. That’s where the folk inspiration ends – the group, headed b...

‘True Skin’ Review: The Future of Augmentations?

True Skin may have come out a few years ago, but it’s lasting impact on me is always somewhere when I watch other cyberpunk films. It takes place in the distant future where it is said that peop...

Encryption

Criminalizing Encryption

Today we live in a world saturated with technology. What this means is that electronic security is a constant point of concern, not just for the IT industry, spies, or corporations, but for everyone w...

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