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Released in 2001, Oni is a video game developed by Bungie West. Available for Windows, Mac OS and Playstation 2, it’s a third-person action game with hand-to-hand combat heavily inspired by Mamoru Oshii’s movie Ghost in the Shell. You might think this soon after learning that the protagonist’s name, Konoko, sounds pretty much like an adaptation of Motoko. […]

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Starting back in 1997, the aggrotech/dark electro Dutch band Grendel was named after the beast in the Anglo-Saxon tale Beowulf. That’s where the folk inspiration ends – the group, headed by VLRK (JD Tucker), is totally about cyberpunk, science fiction and rebellion. In 2000, they released their first promo CD, featuring some club favorites such as Strangers […]

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Alex Strunz of Vector Commander
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Some may think the EBM scene in Brazil is not so strong, but the truth is that there are still many artists striving to keep it alive. One to be mentioned is Alex Strunz, the mind behind the Techno-EBM band Vector Commander. Started in 2002, the project was also an inspiration for Alex to create two […]

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Keanu Reeves as Neo, in The Matrix
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In the previous article written by Karl, he gave us a great notion of how we can think about reality and existence according to a cyberpunk point of view. However, what do some theorists say about these subjects? If we consider that cyberpunk came about in the 80’s as a means to (among many other […]

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Iris van Herpen, Biopiracy
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Although you may find her creations rather futuristic than cyberpunk, Iris van Herpen is a Dutch fashion designer every science fiction fan should pay attention. Even if you aren’t into fashion, her aesthetic is a rich source of inspiration for artists, especially those who work with character design. In this post, I will show you some […]

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Stefan Poiss and Markus Hadwiger, the men behind mind.in.a.box
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Futurepop has been an amazing music genre to create sci-fi atmospheres. As an outgrowth of electronic body music (EBM), which was very popular in the 80’s, futurepop had its peak mostly in the 90’s, when the lead singers of VNV Nation and Apoptygma Berzerk coined the style. Since then, many other bands have been producing electronic […]

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