Month: December 2017

‘Science made him a god’: A Review of The Lawnmower Man’

Wow…I did not expect this in the slightest. Originally titled as Cyber God, and then Stephen King’s: The Lawnmower Man (even though it virtually bore no resemblance to his short story) and finally The...

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A Comprehensive Guide to Budget Cyberpunk Gaming – Part 5

I’ve got a treat for all of you this week. Currently, my list of cyberpunk games for mobile devices has been exhausted, but in my search, I’ve found small pockets of games that can either ...

‘You need to work on your personality’: A Review of Cherry 2000

Do you like science fiction? Do you like westerns? Do you, my dear reader, also like romance? What about a chimeric fusion of all three, stitched together corpse to corpse? If so, then I have a specia...

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A Comprehensive Guide to Budget Cyberpunk Gaming – Part 4

Gather ’round, script kiddies. Only here will you find articles covering cyberpunk’s most notable games for under $5, and only here is the chaff separated from the wheat. This week, like l...

Videodrome: Of Cyberpunk and Body Horror

Hello again my futuristic friends. This time I’ll by discussing my views on the 1983 film Videodrome, written and directed by the master of body horror himself, David Cronenberg. Synopsis: When ...

Spinnortality: Become the Megacorporation

I’ve always been partial to the megacorporations in cyberpunk fiction. They are ominous, brooding, reptilian, unwavering in their ethics (or lack thereof) and almost omniscient. They pervade the broke...

Neon Dystopia Reacts to Altered Carbon Trailer

Richard K. Morgan’s 2002 novel Altered Carbon was the defining cyberpunk novel of the 2000s. Now it appears that 2018’s defining cyberpunk television series is going to be based on the imp...

‘IF…my head doesn’t blow up first’: A Review of Johnny Mnemonic (1995)

Ah, it’s finally here, isn’t it? I finally get to review Johnny Mnemonic! Directed by Robert Longo and adapted by our beloved William Gibson (based upon his short story), Johnny Mnemonic’s plot is as ...

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A Comprehensive Guide to Budget Cyberpunk Gaming – Part 3

­If you’ve been keeping up with this series, or if you’re not so suspicious of your tech that it takes more than a couple years to lower your guard enough, you know that the utility of sma...