"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).

Grace Lynn @pixelgoth
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Following on from the #CyberpunkJam retrospective we did a little while ago, we caught up with the game jam creator, Grace Lynn, and asked her about setting it up, Grace’s cyberpunk influences, and if/when there will be another #CyberpunkJam. [line] How did you go about starting the Cyberpunk game jam?  Did people show an immediate […]

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With news about the new Deus Ex: Universe starting to pick up and the original Deus Ex: Human Revolution team at Eidos-Montreal now working on the next game, it seems a good time to get everyone up-to-date on the history of the franchise.  After all, we’re getting to nearly 15 years after the release of the first Deus Ex game […]

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#CyberpunkJam
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Game Jams are fantastic things.  You get a very short amount of time to create a game.  It’s as simple as that, in essence, though there are usually modifications that set design constraints or encourage you to follow a particular theme.  Ten points if you can guess what the theme was for this years #CyberpunkJam… “Put on your […]

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Metrocide artwork
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Metrocide will be released on Monday 15th December (so soon!) and Neon Dystopia had a chance to play the latest build just before it goes live on Steam. In a nutshell, Metrocide is a great little game with elements that should appeal to Cyberpunk fans and roguelike-lovers in equal measure.  The dark visuals, atmospheric audio and tense […]

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Dawn Engine Deus Ex screenshot
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Eidos-Montréal has announced on their blog a new game engine called Dawn. So what? “[The] Dawn Engine will form the cornerstone for all Deus Ex Universe projects at Eidos-Montréal.”  The projects they refer to are games on different platforms, novels, and perhaps some other interactive projects. Additionally, they responded to the rumour and speculation after the […]

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Brigador cyberpunk mech game screenshot
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Following on from the look at Brigador‘s tweaked graphics a few days ago, we caught up with Hugh and Jack Monahan; the two brothers developing Brigador at Stellar Jockeys.  It was a chance to ask about their inspiration for the game, how they managed to work with Makeup & Vanity Set on the soundtrack, the current state of development, […]

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Brigador splash screen
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We first heard of Brigador back when it was called Matador earlier in 2014 via RPS. Since then, the dark and dystopian mech combat game (or “isometric vehicular action game”) has undergone a change of name, been shown off in several trailers, become listed on Steam, and now its latest development is a tweak to its visuals. Hugh Monahan […]

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Netrunner box art
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Netrunner, by Fantasy Flight Games, is a card game steeped in cyberpunk history. The game is based on the rules originally created by Richard Garfield of Magic: The Gathering fame, for another card game also called Netrunner from the mid-’90s. Netrunner originally gets its name from Cyberpunk 2020, the RPG that the upcoming Cyberpunk 2077 […]

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Satellite Reign screenshot
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Satellite Reign, the spiritual successor to the classic Syndicate, was successfully Kickstarted last year (July 28, 2013). Fortunately, progress seems to have been pretty steady since then.  There have been screenshots, gifs, and YouTube videos showing-off the game, as well as a number of blog posts detailing the design and development process. The time has nearly come […]

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