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Carbon & Silicon: a neuromantic tale by French author Mathieu Bablet

More than any others, one work deserves the qualifier of “post-cyberpunk”: Carbon & Silicon, from awarded French author Mathieu Bablet. However, the label itself has no importance, as this new ent...

Post-Human Capitalism and Revolution: Detroit and Blade Runner 2049

The cyberpunk of the late 20th century was not just fiction nor just a response to late capitalism, but hidden within cyberpunk lies dormant political theory for the present and the future — leading t...

Alternate realities in the every day: extremism, the internet, and the death of truth

There’s a dangerous contradiction inherent to the Information Age, and one that’s pushing extreme ideologies to the fore. Our access to information vastly outpaces our ability to interpret it, and tha...

Nowpunk, Mr Robot & The Importance of Representation in Cyberpunk

Cyberpunk has given creatives a medium to explore and discuss the possibilities of the future, the dangers and prospects of technological advancement, corporate corruption and much more. But like many...

The L0WL1F3 Podcast: a Neon Dystopia production

After long last, Neon Dystopia is proud to present our first ever podcast! The L0WL1F3 podcast! A podcast where Oldman Coinops, Shadowlink, and Scum talk news, movies, music, games, politics, chaos, a...

Neon Dystopia: Open Call for Submissions!

Submissions are open! What’s different from before? Not much, except now we PAY our writers. Every accepted submission will pay the writer $20 via Paypal. So if your article has been accepted by...

Last Week in Cyberpunk: The Black Lives Matter edition

WARNING: We are going to be talking about and showing images and videos of police brutality that may not be suitable for everyone. There is violence. There is blood. We at Neon Dystopia feel it would ...

Street Level: May 29th, 10:58 PM Grand Rapids, MI

I arrive in downtown near Rosa Parks Square with fire pulsing through my veins, having never been part of an active protest before. Following a throng of civilians, I soon realize that I’ve arri...

“We’ve Got a City to Burn” – The Best of E3 2019

While in recent years the E3 conference may have devolved from a beautiful smorgasbord showcasing dozens of new, innovative games worth getting excited over to a deflating hype machine populated large...