Month: February 2017

Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex First Assault Online, One Year Later

On the July 28th, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex First Assault was  released to middling affair. The multiplayer only first person shooter took the depth and nuance of the GitS universe and b...

‘Your thoughts are valuable!’: A Review of Absolute Knowledge

Absolute Knowledge, written by independent author Drew Cordell, is the product of a successful Kickstarter project, and is a novel that feels reminiscent of elderly SF. The synopsis is as follows: ‘It...

Last Week in Cyberpunk 2/23/17

The future is feeling desperately close this week. There is news of flying cars and dystopian citizen scoring. It is not surprising in our rapidly approaching dystopia (if it hasn’t already arri...

Alien: Covenant, The Last Supper Prologue

Alien: Covenant is Ridley Scott’s newest addition to the Alien franchise. The film acts as a sequel to Prometheus, which hailed Scott’s return to the franchise and explored the mysterious ...

Stand Alone Complex : ‘Fake News,’ Third-Order Simulacra, and the Death of Curiosity

Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex provides a framework for examining the rise of “fake news” in America as a stand-alone complex. The show starts off with the case of The Laughing Ma...

A Brief Overview of ESCAPE CODE for VR; ‘We are here to help’

A fan of awesome mid-80’s/90’s science fiction? Techy-savvy enough to own a VR headset (cheap cardboard’s fine if that’s your thing!)? If so, jack into the net and follow me through the ephemeral wiri...

Last Week in Cyberpunk 2/17/2017

This week in cyberpunk we saw movies of the future made the low-tech way, a vision of tomorrow from our would-be technocrat, and an assassination that has some laughing out loud. Let’s see what ...

Fox’s APB Is Deeply Problematic

APB is the latest in Fox’s crop of tech-thriller shows that attempt to channel cyberpunk concepts while simultaneously discarding what fundamentally makes them cyberpunk. The show, created by Da...

Cyberpunks Find Love on Their Own Terms

Valentine’s Day is upon us and I can already feel you scowling as you read. You and I know it’s an empty holiday–most of them are–that give corporations another excuse to get you to buy th...

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