Month: August 2018

Neon Dystopia’s Reaction to Cyberpunk 2077’s Gameplay Reveal

Oh boy, how long have we been waiting for this? It seems like forever, hasn’t it? But here it is in all its glory, the Cyberpunk 2077 gameplay footage. Before you continue, I strongly urge you to watc...

Tetsuo Double Feature: Body Hammer and The Bullet Man (Review)

If you wired in last week, you know everything you need to about the horrific scrap-ridden drug trip that is Tetsuo: The Iron Man. But the copious amounts of body horror don’t stop there, oh no. Japan...

Escape Reality: Sci-Fi Thrillers on Netflix, Part 2

Well, well, well. If you caught the first half of this two-parter, then I must be doing something right to have you coming back for more. If you haven’t, well, let’s just say I’ve go...

Meet the Cyberpunk Confluence that is The Anix

The Anix is a band that have been walking the streets of our cyberpunk present, while creating sounds of the future, since the turn of the century, Y2K itself – the year 2000. In the years hence...

Industrial Nightmares Come to Life in Tetsuo: The Iron Man

Longtime readers know we here at Neon Dystopia like to refer to Tetsuo: The Iron Man quite a bit. However, it occurred to me recently that we haven’t given Shinya Tsukamoto’s cult series a proper revi...

Altered Carbon and the Oversaturation of a Genre

Haven’t you heard? Cyberpunk is cool now! Cyberpunk is what all the edgy, rebellious kids are into these days. All modern science fiction is, or wants to be, cyberpunk, until the mainstream toss...

A Comprehensive Guide to Budget Cyberpunk Gaming – Part 7

I know I promised those of you who commented on the previous articles I’d cover your suggestions months ago, but man, time flies when you suddenly find yourself working for a budding Orwellian c...

Theatre of Tragedy - circa 2002

“Bits and Pieces, Bits and Hertz”: The Day Goth Metal Went Cyberpunk.

Back in the year 2000, I was working in a major record store, and everybody was dancing to Madonna’s Music. Well, almost everybody. I, for one, was shaking my booty to a very different “Musique”. Prec...