Month: January 2018

The Rise of Denver Moon – Cyberpunk on Mars

My first introduction to Joshua Viola and Hex Publishers was through the fantastic short story anthology Cyber World. It had that real cyberpunk edge. Now partnered with Warren Hammond, Denver Moon is...

‘She’s a character in a social narrative with no arc’: A Review of the Marlowe Kana Series

A couple weeks ago, I received a lovely little pressie from writer Joe Peacock. Opening the carefully wrapped package, I was quite excited to see his first three volumes of his Marlowe Kana series, so...

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Transmetropolitan and the Shape of Modern Politics

It’s been nearly a year since the facade of leadership and guidance on behalf of the United States’ federal government was stripped away. Now we can see the political machine’s movin...

Last Week in Cyberpunk 01/13/2018

Last Week in Cyberpunk is back. We want to apologize for the absence of this popular column on Neon Dystopia, but you can expect us back on our regular interval. As the year has turned, we still find ...

‘I think we might be in a Prophecy’: A Review of Bright

Before I start this review, I want to preface this by saying that I know Bright doesn’t appear to be overtly cyberpunk. There is no matrix, there are no rigs, there are no A.I.—essentially, the “cyber...

On Wetware and Cybersmut — A Future Sex Retrospective

Of all the cyberpunk magazines I’ve ever come across, Future Sex is definitely the strangest. From the cover of the first issue, you know immediately that you haven’t seen anything quite l...

Neofeud: The Point and Clicky Adventure of a Cybernetic Dude

Neofeud, developed by Hawaiian writer, artist and game dev Christian Miller (also known as “Silver Spook”), is, as the title suggests, a point and click adventure game set in a dystopic near-future Co...

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2017 and the Rebirth of Cyberpunk

As far as cyberpunk culture goes, I’m a relative newcomer. I was unaware of the consolidation of futuristic, dark neo-noirs and conspiracy thrillers with urban environments as their backdrops as...

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A Comprehensive Guide to Budget Cyberpunk Gaming – Part 6

At first, I was hesitant to make a full, standalone article based on online multiplayer games that you can get for free (or next to it) for a few reasons. The first of which involves the conditions un...