Month: April 2016

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Orphan Black Takes Notes From Dark Angel

As this season’s subplots set themselves up, giving each of the sisters something to do, we see echoes from another biopunk show from some time ago and it’s leaving things on Orphan Black ...

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Listening is About Sacrifice and Technologically Enabled Telepathy [7/10]

Introduction Listening is a cautionary science fiction tale about the dangers of developing a technologically based telepathy. The movie is the directorial debut of Khalil Sullins and shows that he ha...

Hacktivism Records Spotlight: Fresh Sounds, Dead Formats and Dark Futures

Whilst scouring Bandcamp for new music, I stumbled across The Night Wars ‘Cardiac Cats’, a fantastic piece of ambient electronic futurism (review coming soon). I was unfamiliar with the la...

Orphan Black 4×02: Transgressive Border Crossing

With Neolutionists back on the hunt for the sisters, Sarah and the family are forced out of Iceland and back to Canada where there’s a big reunion with the other clones. Teaming up with Art agai...

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Brutal shooter, Ruiner is coming to a PC near you

Today sees the release of an announcement trailer for Ruiner, a brutal story-driven cyberpunk shooter from developer, Reikon Games. Here’s what they have to say about it: “set in the year ...

Yoshimi’s Tokyo Restricted Area is the Soundtrack to Body Horror

The journey is long and arduous, but you don’t know what that means because you’re seven years old. Your mother said the word earlier and it stuck with you. You’ve been repeating it ...

Remembering Mirror’s Edge Before Catalyst [8/10]

Eight years have passed since the original Mirror’s Edge debuted as a launch title for the PS3 and Xbox 360, and now DICE is rebooting the franchise, taking full advantage of the more pc-like co...

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What Makes Food Cyberpunk? Part 2: Soylent, Everything the Body Needs

When you hear the word Soylent what immediately comes to mind is the 1973 movie Soylent Green. After all, who hasn’t heard the famous line, “Soylent Green is people!” as uttered from...

Orphan Black 4×01: The Collapse of Nature

Season 4 of Orphan Black takes the sisterhood back to a time before Sarah came back to town and discovered her clone platform jumping before an oncoming train. A lot of old territory is given origins,...

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