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The highly anticipated Blade Runner 2049 has arrived. As the sequel to one of the most well-regarded science fiction movies of all time, and arguably one of the best movies period, I set my expectations high, to say the least. Blade Runner 2049 came in the wake of the live-action adaptation of Ghost in the Shell, another of […]

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Observer is a dark cyberpunk horror video game developed by the Bloober Team and published by Aspyr, who teamed up previously to bring forth Layers of Fear, another horror title. In a world that is beset with horrific ideas like nanotech plagues, corporate controlled governments, and thought police, the only thing that could give Observer […]

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We want to apologize for missing last week’s LWIC, and this week we are presenting two weeks of cyberpunk news – sans reality. The wires of reality don’t cease to writhe their way into our minds, and we’ll be back to it next week. For now, delight in our fictional visions of our cyberpunk future. […]

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2048: Nowhere to Run is the second installment of three short films that bridge the gap between Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049 and the original Blade Runner film by Ridley Scott. 2048 is directed by Luke Scott, just as 2036: Nexus Dawn was. So where does 2048 fit into the current established timeline? [Here is […]

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Lots of cyberpunk trailers this week break up the creeping dread that is the erosion of journalistic freedoms and privacy, but it isn’t all bad. Cyberpunk Reality Ron Wyden Stands for Journalists in Vote Against 2017 Intelligence Authorization Bill Ron Wyden singularly voted against the 2017 Intelligence Authorization Bill on Tuesday, August 22nd, continuing his […]

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This week in cyberpunk, we see the continued erosion of ethics in the US echelons of power, and we Tim Miller, of Deadpool fame, take on multiple classic cyberpunk properties, among a selection of exciting developments in the cyberpunk media landscape. The Return of Blackwater Erik Prince, the head of the notorious mercenary company Blackwater, […]

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Attack of the Cyber Octopuses comes from the mind of Nicola Piovesan, who has more than 60 awards and has participated in hundreds of film festivals worldwide. This comes through in the film, as the cast and crew had members from all over the world, demonstrating a real global sensibility and remarkable production value. This […]

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Our cyberpunk reality is a kind of uneasy mirror of the hacker crackdown of the 90s, and the cyberpunk fictions of our time seem to be a continuous stream of new iterations of the old. Cyberpunk Reality Bitcoin Operator Arrested in Connection of Money Laundering The operator of BTC-e, one of the oldest Bitcoin exchanges, […]

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First, I’d like to apologize for the late arrival of Last Week in Cyberpunk this week. Technical issues in the form of a tumultuous transition to a new computer setup left me running far behind, and the arrival of life to the face, delayed me further. That being said, life was far from boring last […]

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