"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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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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A gifted, troubled scientist has tainted banknotes with “green poison” and put them into circulation on Black Friday, passing through millions of hands on a single night of frenzied shopping. This is an engineered virus that’s an amalgam of other viruses, using the infection patterns of small pox, sped up to increase mortality rates. This […]

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If there’s one thing everyone from New York has experienced, it’s inaccuracies in the way the city is portrayed. You mostly see it in TV and movies where Toronto, Vancouver, or, at times, Chicago or Pittsburgh is used as a stand-in for Manhattan or Brooklyn. These are easy things to spot since a city’s architecture […]

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Early on in “Read Only Memories”, a point and click game reminiscent of Hideo Kojima’s 1988  game“Snatcher”, a personal assistant robot acting as your sidekick asks you what pronouns you go by. You have the binary options (“he”, “she”), the inclusive gender-neutrals (“they”, “xe”, “ze”), or a custom choice. Everyone will refer to you using that set […]

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Introduction Soma, by Frictional Games, is a great addition to the genre of science fiction horror, as well as the cyberpunk genre. This isn’t surprising considering that the game was made by the same production house that created the Amnesia games. And just like the Amnesia series, one of the major elements that sets Soma […]

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Today we launched the Cyberpunk Games Database; a resource for people needing inspiration, curious about a particular title, or doing research into cyberpunk games. It’s based on a publicly editable spreadsheet, which is where you come in! There’s hundreds of cyberpunk games out there – some we know about, some we don’t – so we […]

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5 Lives Studios have released an update to their Kickstarter-funded, Early Access cyberpunk game Satellite Reign, bringing it up to version 0.6. With this version comes the release of a new district (the game world is split into 4 distinct districts); this time it’s The Grid. “The Grid is the home of The Eternals, an organisation […]

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