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Blade Runner is a special movie for all of us cyberpunks. It was the film that popularised the dank and dark cities of a future that fetishised technology. It was the film that made us question our humanity. And it was the film that has inspired countless writers and critics over thirty years(and still is). […]

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Chelsea Manning is free, Julian Assange has had the charges against him dropped, and the war against transparency has never been stronger. No wonder there is a resurgence in popular culture of the cyberpunk ethos. Cyberpunk Reality Chelsea Manning Free Chelsea Manning took her first steps as a free woman on Wednesday, May 17th. This […]

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There is a whole host of news relating to cyberpunk movies this week, some have officially died and some have moved forward, some have been resurrected. Reality, as always it seems, has ignored the warnings of cyberpunk and stepped gingerly into our cyberpunk future. Cyberpunk Reality NYPD Raises Privacy Concerns Over Use of Facial Recognition […]

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News this week brings us a dissection of a classic from the creator himself, internet prices may go up while coverage drops, Fancy Bear gets interested in European elections, but we can watch a baby xenomorph and a lamb put the beauty of nature on full display. Let’s see what happened this Last Week in […]

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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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Blade Runner has become an iconic title not only in cyberpunk circles but in circles of all kinds. Even if someone hasn’t seen the movie, they’ve heard of it. For those of us more familiar with the film, we know that it is based on Phillip K. Dick’s Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep. If […]

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Our reality continues to march blindly into the cautionary territory of cyberpunk dystopias. The most progress this week seems to be in the field of artificial intelligence. This is mirrored in the number of upcoming films that focus on the rise of AI. Amidst continuing reboots, there is some new unique cyberpunk worlds to explore […]

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At first glance Ridley Scott’s Alien, from 1979, is easy to dismiss from discussions about cyberpunk. When perceived as a movie about an alien stalking the crew of a spaceship, I can understand the hesitance. However, Alien is about so much more than the titular Alien. It is in fact, very cyberpunk in visual style […]

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Last Week in Cyberpunk is a new weekly article that Neon Dystopia will be publishing on Fridays. Our goal with this article to provide ongoing news to the cyberpunk community from around the internet. If there is anything we missed please let us know in the comments or on social media! If there are other […]

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