Cyberpunk LEGO Is, Sadly, Not Official

Computers and displays hanging on the walls, chaos that is somehow organized, rusty post-indusrial techno-junk lying everywhere. Tim Schwalf's massive LEGO cyber slums fan-build has it all, just like a proper dystopian town. » 2/10/15 9:20am 2/10/15 9:20am

Psycho Pass 2 is a Deliciously Dark and Disturbing Cyberpunk Tale

Each week I found myself faced with a quandary when it came to Psycho Pass 2. If I watched it when I got up, I would feel unsettled the whole day. And if I watched it before bed, nightmares followed. Yet despite this, it is one of the series I found myself dying to watch week in and week out. » 12/23/14 8:00am 12/23/14 8:00am

Hooray, That Awesome Cyberpunk Game Is Back From The Dead

Once upon a time (read: a couple years ago), a crazy pretty cyberpunk game called 5734L3R—aka Stealer—took our un-cybernetically enhanced simian world by storm. But then, just as quickly as it appeared, it got canceled. The end? Hardly. It lives again, and this time it needs your help. » 12/10/14 7:30pm 12/10/14 7:30pm

Human Existence Is a Big, Sad Video Game in William Gibson's New Novel

Human beings are the most important ingredients in game design. Without the participation and attention of an actual person, games are just basically systems waiting for input. In the new novel by legendary science-fiction writer William Gibson, humans aren't just controlling disembodied avatars in made-up… » 11/28/14 3:00pm 11/28/14 3:00pm

10 Weird TV Show Ideas That The Networks Keep Trying Over And Over

Just like with movies, you sometimes see a few television shows about the same idea come down the pike. Recently, we had two "supernatural child" shows (Touch and Believe), and a handful of supernatural medical shows. But here are 10 TV show ideas that keep coming back again and again. » 9/12/14 10:06am 9/12/14 10:06am

Here's How Japanese Pop Videos Depicted Cyberspace Back In 1989

Western cyberpunk creators borrowed a lot from Japanese culture in the 1980s — but judging from this video by J-Pop diva Anri, it went both ways. Watch as our heroine puts on her mirror shades and hacks into cyberspace, only to be pursued by a dark avatar. » 9/11/14 8:00pm 9/11/14 8:00pm

The Weirdest And Silliest Virtual Reality Sex Scenes Of All Time [NSFW]

The moment we get immersive virtual reality, you know what people are going to use it for: the same thing we've used every other new technology for. And as long as movies have depicted virtual environments, there have been ridiculous VR sex scenes. Here are the most bizarre and hilarious VR hookups of all time. » 5/30/14 1:00pm 5/30/14 1:00pm

Woman Puts Deus Ex On Computer Chip In Her Hand

Amazing Cyberpunk Beer Commercial By The Makers Of Ghost In The Shell

In a grim cyberpunk future, a group of sword-wielding warriors traverses the neon-lit city in search of...Murphy's Irish Stout? » 3/29/14 4:00pm 3/29/14 4:00pm

Two Guys Made This Blade Runner-Styled Adventure In 6 Days

YouTuber ThingsWePlay takes us through The Last Night, the overall winner of the 2014 Cyberpunk Game Jam. It's a pretty simple game, but the amount of art that they made for the game is impressive, and looks great. » 3/25/14 12:00pm 3/25/14 12:00pm

Google Street View Glitches Show A Haunting Digital World

Finding something glitchy and weird on Google Maps and Google Street View is always exciting. It feels like finding the needle in a haystack, even if it's just a malformed panorama photo. Artist Emilio Vavarella decided to collect the best ones into a gallery, to reflect the relationship between humans and… » 1/07/14 11:00am 1/07/14 11:00am

How Our Visions of Virtual Reality Have Changed in the Past 40 Years

The other day, Second Life celebrated its 10-year anniversary. But long before that venerable virtual world came into existence, we were dreaming up images of virtual reality and cyberspace. » 6/26/13 3:04pm 6/26/13 3:04pm

Heads-Up Displays And User Interfaces In Anime Are Awesome

After premiering last year, Evangelion 3.33 You Can (Not) Redo, the third of four films in the Rebuild of Evangelion tetralogy, gets its Blu-ray release today in Japan. While that's good news—over-the-top mecha action is always good news—it also makes a good opportunity to revisit some classics. » 4/24/13 9:20am 4/24/13 9:20am

The Darkest Cyberpunk Worlds In Japanese Video Games

Cyberpunk was a big deal in the 80s and in the 90s. Writers like Philip K. Dick and William Gibson, movies like Blade Runner, and anime such as Akira heavily influenced video games. The result was games with a dark, dystopian future, high technology and low life. » 4/10/13 8:00am 4/10/13 8:00am

The Noisiest, Dirtiest Bars and Taverns in Video Games

Bars, clubs and noisy taverns are always crucial locations in a story-driven game. They are save points, places where we can sell useless stuff from our inventory, gather information, meet a key character, or just simply get into trouble. » 3/08/13 4:00pm 3/08/13 4:00pm

Cyberpunk Might Hit You With Other Languages, Which You'll Need To…

Developers CD Projekt RED are considering something for the upcoming Cyberpunk 2077 that I really hope makes it into the final game: the idea of having people in the game all speak their native tongue. » 3/03/13 10:00pm 3/03/13 10:00pm

Cyberpunk 2077 Will Run On A Shiny New Engine, Just In Time For The…

Less than a day after Sony teases a reveal of the PS4, CD Projekt Red—makers of the popular Witcher series—have unveiled the engine that will be powering their next-generation games. The timing of the announcement is probably a coincidence, but maybe not! » 2/01/13 9:30am 2/01/13 9:30am

Go Behind The Scenes Of Cyberpunk's Stunning Debut Trailer

It's got almost nothing to do with the game itself, since it shows absolutely none of it, but the debut trailer for Cyberpunk was still an exciting thing to watch, primarily because it shows at least the game's art design has the whole future noir, Blade Runner thing down pretty well. » 1/16/13 1:00am 1/16/13 1:00am

6 GIFs from that Striking Cyberpunk 2077 Trailer

Here's a not very complicated idea. A new trailer comes out. It's cool. Someone makes some GIFs out of it. The newest member of our team, Gergő Vas, figured he'd start us off with yesterday's trailer for Cyberpunk 2077, the new game from CD Projekt, makers of The Witcher. » 1/11/13 1:00pm 1/11/13 1:00pm