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Last Week in Cyberpunk 4/2/2019

Can you hear me? Is this on? Did the pollution and radiation pumping from hearts and minds scramble this transmission? Because we got Aliens coming for you, Megazones to inhabit, a musical Junkie, and...

Last Week in Cyberpunk 2/25/19

Fresh off the digital presses (with only a hint of radiation), we bring you the latest in Last Week in Cyberpunk for all your weekly cyberpunk needs. This week we got a fresh cast for Altered Carbon, ...

When the Eye Sees Itself: A Bright Future in a Fragmented Mirror

  When the Eye Sees Itself is the debut novel of Eric Borgerson. Released in January of 2018, the story attempts to gel Borgerson’s interests and background in law, political activism, phil...

State of Mind – An Adventure into Metaphysical Dystopia

I spent a long time thinking about what I could say about State of Mind. It’s hard to begin discussing this game without saying too much, but I could also ramble endlessly about how beautiful and intr...

“Audible even over the gunfire”: A Review of A Song Called Youth Trilogy

There has been some debate about the nature of politics in cyberpunk. The punk suffix should give it away, but then again, the politics of punk do not form a consensus. Just as listening to any The Cl...

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A Comprehensive Guide to Budget Cyberpunk Gaming – Part 6

At first, I was hesitant to make a full, standalone article based on online multiplayer games that you can get for free (or next to it) for a few reasons. The first of which involves the conditions un...

Welcome to the Driverless Dystopia

I’ve been interested in driverless cars ever since I saw Uber’s prototype, Johnny Cab, in the original Total Recall when I was 10. It’s a fascinating thought experiment to sit down and extrapolate the...

Seoul, Cybercity of our Dreams

One of the many singular delights of new Netflix movie Okja, the first new film from visionary auteur Bong Joon-ho since his cyberpunk classic Snowpiercer, is that it’s nice to finally see a mai...

First Impressions of The Handmaid’s Tale

The Handmaid’s Tale, based on the 1985 dystopian novel by Margaret Atwood and currently airing as a Hulu exclusive, is a 10-episode series by writer and creator Bruce Miller. Its story captures the ne...

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