"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).

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Finding cyberpunk miniatures for role-playing games like Cyberpunk 2020 or Shadowrun can be frustratingly difficult. There are a fair amount of science fiction miniatures out there, but most seem aimed at a space opera audience rather than an audience interested in replicating the dismal, gritty streets of a cyberpunk story. Most miniatures, though, are part of the over […]

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The year is sometime in the 1980’s, possibly mid fantasised 1990’s. The world remains pixelated, and you, my friend, are the newest Hypno Enforcer. Developed by Jay Tholen, creator of the acclaimed point-and-click adventure game Dropsy, the premise of Hypnospace Outlaw is a very intruiging one: ‘Police the internet of the future via an arcane […]

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The legendary cyberpunk Michael Pondsmith, commonly known as Mike Pondsmith or Maximum Mike, is best known for creating roleplaying games like Cyberpunk 2020. Pondsmith has also worked on a number of other cyberpunk titles including Bubblegum Crisis, Hardwired, and When Gravity Fails (all produced by R. Talsorian Games, Pondsmith’s company), as well as The Matrix […]

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Deus Ex took an eight-year hiatus before returning with Human Revolution. Now controlled by Eidos Montreal, this installment features new locations, factions, and protagonist facing a fresh set of problems plaguing humanity while all are at the mercy of a powerful few hiding in the collective shadow of new industries, political organizations, government agencies and […]

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Two years after the release of Deus Ex, the world is a fundamentally different place. Terrorism has attacked the United States in a dramatic way, war has spread again in the Gulf States, and the future of our marriage with technology seems uncertain. Where Deus Ex attempted to look into the future, its sequel Invisible […]

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As the manic panic of the new millennium began to pull back into the sea of collective paranoia, Deus Ex reminded players of the many needs to be wary of in a tech-driven future with a prescient tale of intrigue that combined feckless governments, ruthless corporations, and intelligent men with too much ambition. The 21st […]

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I think it wouldn’t be a stretch to say that almost every one of our readers has had some experience with Deus Ex in the past.The premise alone launched many of us into a world of cybernetics, conspiracies, and weirdly delivered (Yet still endearing) dialogue. I’m happy to say that Deus Ex: Mankind Divided hits […]

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Early last year indie developers Postindustrial Games announced Human Interface Nakamura Tower, their forthcoming cyberpunk hybrid boardgame. As a casual gamer with a love of the obvious, I had to find out more. Centred on the struggle between two mega corporations and the rogue AI within the titular Nakamura tower, HINT promised a hybrid gaming […]

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L1, L1, L1. Three consecutive dashes slam me around three different waves of projectiles. The knight clad in neon armor braces for another assault but fails to reach his mark by half a second. Four consecutive hits and a grapple knock him to his knees as he discards his shield and two hands his great […]

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