Month: January 2017

Last Week in Cyberpunk 1/27/17

Genetic abominations, creation of biometric databases, and a real fight against draconian copyright law line our dystopian reality this week. Big cyberpunk names like BLAME!, Terminator, and Judge Dre...

Berlin 2079: Attack of the Cyber-Octopuses

When I first saw mention of Attack of the Cyber-Octopuses I can’t say I was enthusiastic, but then I caught a glimpse of the science fiction noir imagery and found my interest piqued. Attack of ...

Altered States II Collects Technological Dependence in Short Stories

As the name suggests, Altered States II transmutes the human race and their surroundings through technology and ambition, leaving behind inhuman creatures looking to survive in their ruins or forge ne...

Angst – An Interview with Damage and Emke

Angst is the new single from Damage. This is Damage’s first new single through his new label, Two Gods from the UK. The song, Angst, is a heartfelt expression of the angst one feels when they re...

Last Week in Cyberpunk 1/20/2017

A power exchange puts the world in a new focus, money hoarding is revealed to be as bad as we fear, and a visual artist literally can’t stand it any longer. But there’s a little less suffe...

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A Cyberpunk Manifesto – Revised

The original translation of Kirtchev’s A Cyberpunk Manifesto, now 20 years old and translated from Bulgarian, is not exactly known for its perfect English. If you are a native English speaker, i...

“One More Final: I Need You” – The Cyberpunk Aspects of Neon Genesis Evangelion

The poster child for character writing and world building in anime, both classic and modern, Evangelion reached out and touched a generation of viewers with its crucifix-laden hand. It drew us into a ...

‘Scoring isn’t killing Mr Frankenstein, it’s a part of the race’: A Review of Death Race 2000

Though the late seventies is famously known for producing Star Wars IV: A New Hope, earlier SF films in the decade were often dark, grisly and grim stories that were partly inspired by the current pol...

Girl in the Shell — A look at Japanese Cyberpop

As is the norm these days, the recent trailer for the upcoming live action take on Ghost in the Shell garnered both the usual round of cautious optimism and outright distaste. Put me in the camp of th...

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