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Alien: Covenant is Ridley Scott’s newest addition to the Alien franchise. The film acts as a sequel to Prometheus, which hailed Scott’s return to the franchise and explored the mysterious Space Jockeys introduced in the original film, although they are now named the Engineers. Covenant is set 10 years after Prometheus and 20 years before […]

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It is the final week of 2016. The world is more cyberpunk than ever, and we can be sure that 2017 will bring more of the same. In these final days of the year, cyberpunk is visible in both the news and our media. Cyberpunk Reality The Case of a Snapchatted Murder A brutal murder […]

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The state of cyberpunk this Friday brings us an undeniable link between private intelligence and government policing, a respectful view of one of cinema’s greatest feats, and the return of an Anonymous face. Let’s see just how bad things got this Last Week in Cyberpunk. Cyberpunk Reality Millions Flee Chinese Cities to Escape Pollution China’s […]

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Your cyberpunk news this Friday includes some junk software, bad laws, dangerous corporate mergers, and a whole lot of hacking going on. There’s so much to get to, so let’s see what happened this past week in cyberpunk. Cyberpunk Reality Justice for Snowden? In an interview with The Guardian, former NSA contractor and famed whistleblower […]

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Ridley Scott’s legacy dominates the headlines this week with news about both of the upcoming Alien films, as well as more news about the sequel to Blade Runner. Cyberpunk Now The head of the FDIC,┬áMartin Gruenberg, denies responsibility in failing to disclose the extent of hacks that targeted executives; China is suspected of being behind […]

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The Alien franchise, from Ridley Scott and Dan O’Bannon, is generally accepted to be cyberpunk. There is even evidence that Blade Runner and the Alien franchise take place in the same universe. Predator, however, has few cyberpunk elements at all. But this universe is expanding; there are three Predator films, four Alien films, two Alien […]

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