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Cyberpunkdreams is the literary cyberpunk world of Rob Chant, a writer and game designer. This is a cyberpunk project that emphasizes the ‘low-life’ side of the genre, rather than the ‘high-tech’ side. This is refreshing as many modern cyberpunk worlds ditch the ‘low-tech’ elements in favor of the high-concept technology of our rapidly approaching future and […]

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The highly anticipated Blade Runner 2049 has arrived. As the sequel to one of the most well-regarded science fiction movies of all time, and arguably one of the best movies period, I set my expectations high, to say the least. Blade Runner 2049 came in the wake of the live-action adaptation of Ghost in the Shell, another of […]

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It’s not uncommon for science fiction to venture into the realm of the quasi-mythological. Tales like Zardoz and The Sword of Shannara take place in distant post-apocalyptic futures in which forgotten science is regarded with fear and superstition. In others, the depicted universe is simply so much different from our own that the only way […]

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Observer is a dark cyberpunk horror video game developed by the Bloober Team and published by Aspyr, who teamed up previously to bring forth Layers of Fear, another horror title. In a world that is beset with horrific ideas like nanotech plagues, corporate controlled governments, and thought police, the only thing that could give Observer […]

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You likely are aware by now that Rupert Sanders’ adaptation of Shirow Masamune’s mainstay of contemporary sci-fi, Ghost in the Shell, is a bit of a mess. The cast is (unsurprisingly) lacking in Asian members, despite taking place in Eastern Asia, and its performance as a whole is uncharming, to say the least. The live-action film […]

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The third and final short film, which is available on Crunchyroll, sets the stage for the upcoming Blade Runner 2049 movie is out and already has the cyberpunk community buzzing. Done as an anime by director Shinichiro Watanabe, the legendary director of Cowboy Bebop, this fun jaunt used stunning visuals that invoke the Animatrix: Second […]

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Exceptionalism? What a joke. I get it though, I really do. You’re just a kid and up until now you’ve had a parent or two who’s been telling you that you’re clever and talented and if you work hard enough you can have it all. They’ve been telling you this while hiding anything that requires […]

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We want to apologize for missing last week’s LWIC, and this week we are presenting two weeks of cyberpunk news – sans reality. The wires of reality don’t cease to writhe their way into our minds, and we’ll be back to it next week. For now, delight in our fictional visions of our cyberpunk future. […]

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2048: Nowhere to Run is the second installment of three short films that bridge the gap between Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049 and the original Blade Runner film by Ridley Scott. 2048 is directed by Luke Scott, just as 2036: Nexus Dawn was. So where does 2048 fit into the current established timeline? [Here is […]

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