Month: December 2016

Last Week in Cyberpunk 12/30/16

It is the final week of 2016. The world is more cyberpunk than ever, and we can be sure that 2017 will bring more of the same. In these final days of the year, cyberpunk is visible in both the news an...

Incorporated on the Innate Nature of Debt

Though it’s been explored on Incorporated before, the sole focus of “Profit and Loss” was the construct of debt. It’s finally revealed to be at the center of the inciting incid...

‘Open and shut case if I’ve ever seen one’: A Review of Control Theory

Written by independent SF writer, Pedro Iniguez, Control Theory is, unlike the novel I previously reviewed, a serious hard-boiled detective fiction piece trapped within the confines of a P.K. Dickian ...

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William Gibson’s Christmas Story: Cyber Claus

William Gibson is heralded as the creator of the genre of cyberpunk through his novel, Neuromancer from 1984. Being the “Father” of cyberpunk, then, it is no surprise that Gibson wrote the...

Last Week in Cyberpunk 12/23/2016

The state of cyberpunk this Friday brings us an undeniable link between private intelligence and government policing, a respectful view of one of cinema’s greatest feats, and the return of an An...

Incorporated’s Inequity is our Poverty Trap

Incorporated drops all pretense in the earliest moments of “Cost Containment”. While I don’t expect anything to be as great as Inazagi’s Officer Bucky vid for the company kids,...

Neon Dystopia’s Top Games of 2016

2016’s been a good year for games, and we’re betting there are some you may have missed. We went through everything the last 12 months had to offer and picked eight of the best cyberpunk g...

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Neon Dystopia Reacts to the Blade Runner 2049 Trailer

Blade Runner is one of the most iconic films ever. Not even as simply a science fiction film, but all film. So, it isn’t surprising that in this reboot/sequel happy era that we live in, that Bla...

The FOX Network is Missing the Point of Cyberpunk

FOX has an appalling reputation when it comes to science fiction. Very few genre shows have survived beyond a first or second season on the network. Firefly and Dollhouse, from the legendary Joss Whed...