"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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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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transhuman
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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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ruiner
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Today sees the release of an announcement trailer for Ruiner, a brutal story-driven cyberpunk shooter from developer, Reikon Games. Here’s what they have to say about it: “set in the year 2091 in the cyber metropolis Rengkok. A wired sociopath lashes out against a corrupt system to uncover the truth and retrieve his kidnapped brother […]

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Eight years have passed since the original Mirror’s Edge debuted as a launch title for the PS3 and Xbox 360, and now DICE is rebooting the franchise, taking full advantage of the more pc-like consoles in an effort to establish its first-person franchise. But before we take a look at the new iteration of this […]

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Sneaking its way on to the PS4, major reviewers seem to have missed République. Kenichiro Treglazov is the enigmatic and charismatic leader of République, a small authoritarian nation known only to a select group of important people. Treglazov maintains control of his nation by establishing relationships with key people in the United States government, and […]

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