This week in cyberpunk we see a sustained attack on the internet, consumer privacy, but some light in that the internet is being slowly brought to Africa. Ghost in the Shell and Alien‘s promotional campaigns are in full swing are we getting more Tron after all? Cyberpunk Reality Wikileaks Exposes CIA Hacking Arsenal Wikileaks has […]

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Neon Dystopia has the honor of premiering the remarkable short film from director David Placer, Genesis. It’s neon-soaked aesthetic immediately pulled me into the world, no surprise there. The 80s-inspired synth score from Siddhartha Barnhoorn and Sound Design from Dave Walker complete the immersion. I can’t say that there is much real acting in this […]

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When it first debuted in 2015, no one was sure of what to make of a feral-looking girl stalking robot deer before a mechanized dinosaur overshadows her. Was this the future? The past? Some alternate reality? Gamers were intrigued. They wanted to know more. Well, now Horizon: Zero Dawn is in the hands of players, […]

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Imagine a future where brains can be scanned, where personalities and consciousness become simulacra. Let’s take all of the energy and passion of youth and let it loose on a digital playground. Let’s raise it in a world where killscores mean more than lives because lives mean nothing – because you have no attachment to […]

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No preamble this month. You came here for the music, and there’s going to be a lot of it. Cyberpunk Community Soundtrack – Volume 6 “It’s a world where you’re judged by what you say and think. Not by what you look like.” The Cyberpunk Community Soundtrack is now in its sixth consecutive year and […]

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This last week in cyberpunk we witnessed the watchdogs of net neutrality bow their heads before telecom giants, experienced outages in the cloud (thanks to careless techs), and saw some talented hands capture the majesty of robots in the wild. There’s no time to waste. Let’s see what happened this last week in cyberpunk. Cyberpunk […]

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There’s a lot of reasons to hate Uber. Claims of rampant discrimination and sexual harassment by a former engineer, which turned out to be systematic, led to the ousting of an executive. The entire tech industry seems to be getting a once-over as bad press overshadows the sharing economy’s success, but some haven’t forgotten that […]

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Bill Paxton is best known within the cyberpunk community as the man who has been killed by a Terminator, Alien, and a Predator (an honor that he shares only with Lance Henriksen). Sadly, on Sunday, February 29th, 2017, Bill Paxton passed away at the age of 61 due, not to extra-terrestrial or extra-temporal beings but […]

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On the July 28th, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex First Assault was  released to middling affair. The multiplayer only first person shooter took the depth and nuance of the GitS universe and boiled it down to a dirt simple, free to play Counter Strike clone that seemed to only use the source material […]

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