"The plastic keys beneath your fingers are transfigured into the plastic grip of gun in your hand. You stare deeply into the screen and your reality merges with the POV. You stare down a poorly lit street, sirens in the distance, and a robot three times your size steps into the frame. With no fear, you raise your gun and rain bullets down on the robot's chassis."

In this section, you will find news, reviews and analysis of cyberpunk games (PC to tabletop, RPGs to CCGs).

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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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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This last week in cyberpunk we got a much-needed wake-up call from a reporter being fed fake docs, wondered just how much sunlight we’re getting, and heard the first sounds of a legend going back on tour (it’s Gary Numan). Cyberpunk Reality Rachel Maddow to News Media: Vet Your Sources With several Russian investigations in […]

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Crowdfunding is a distributed fundraising system that closely mimics the ethos of the open source movement and that of the hacker mindset. It then comes as no surprise that many cyberpunk projects would take this approach to funding, and there are a lot this month! Meanwhile in the dystopian now, crackdowns on encrypted communications and […]

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Almost no one seems particularly pleased with this year’s E3 (probably because there were more updates to known games than announcements), but that just made it easier to find the best bits and present them to you without hours of publisher spin. The Last Night The Last Night gave a short announcement on the Microsoft […]

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The Veil Cyberpunk Tabletop Game
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The Veil is a cyberpunk tabletop roleplaying game that provides a sandbox for creating and playing in cyberpunk worlds. Created by Fraser Simons who designed, wrote, and play-tested the game and published by Samjoko Publishing,  it was Kickstarted successfully last year by 665 backers for a total of CA$ 21,073, crushing their goal of CA$ […]

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The global trend toward the normalization of mass surveillance continues while classic cyberpunk is revitalized, last week in cyberpunk. Cyberpunk Reality Theresa May is Building a Cyberpunk Dystopia in the UK The UK’s Prime Minister, Theresa May, is calling for international agreements that regulate the internet in the wake of the London Bridge terror attack. […]

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Chelsea Manning is free, Julian Assange has had the charges against him dropped, and the war against transparency has never been stronger. No wonder there is a resurgence in popular culture of the cyberpunk ethos. Cyberpunk Reality Chelsea Manning Free Chelsea Manning took her first steps as a free woman on Wednesday, May 17th. This […]

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