"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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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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To ask the question, what is a robot, may, to some people, indeed sound overly simplistic, or even pointless. We all know what a robot is; it is a mechanical tool used to alleviate the human from banal, menial tasks. In SF text, it may or may not take on the guise of the human […]

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Mirror’s Edge: Catalyst is a complete reimagining of the 2008 fan favorite that takes it’s concept of movement as weaponry by allowing players to apply extreme sports to an urban setting accented with dystopian touches. DICE’s love of style style is given substance in a way that provides a unique playground that just might take […]

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You wade ashore, half-drenched and foggy from the effects of space travel. In the sea behind you, thousands of empty pods just like the one you crashed in on bob silently, uselessly. The government only issues one-way tickets to those drafted to populate the frontier colonies. Your eyes travel from the rocky beach at your […]

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I used to work at a bookstore. I woke up early. Brushed my teeth. Ate something resembling breakfast. Travelled via bus for over an hour. Bought coffee. Drank coffee. Opened store. Wrote while waiting for people. Served people. Served rude people. Watched people leave. And wrote some more. And it then occurred to me, I’m […]

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Homefront: The Revolution is the first attempt from developers to revitalize franchises bought from THQ’s fire-sale before they went under. And while the original Homefront wasn’t a commercial or critical success, there was some interest in what that game had done with its multiplayer while also being pretty solitary in the AAA market with its […]

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