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* Music/TheProtomen. When you're a RockOpera about a dystopian version of VideoGame/MegaMan, it's rather unavoidable.

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* Music/TheProtomen. When you're a RockOpera about a dystopian version of VideoGame/MegaMan, VideoGame/MegaManClassic, it's rather unavoidable.


* Creator/{{Dark Horse|Comics}} has ''ComicBook/BarbWire'' from the ''ComicBook/ComicsGreatestWorld'' imprint. Although occured in TheNineties, the city of Steel Harbor looks like a post-apocalyptic wasteland as seen in ''Franchise/MadMax'' and ''Manga/HokutoNoKen'' in which the strongest survives, and the eponymous Barb Wire is an ActionGirl who's also a BountyHunter. Also one of her allies, The Machine, is a transhuman with mechanical parts.

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* Creator/{{Dark Horse|Comics}} has ''ComicBook/BarbWire'' from the ''ComicBook/ComicsGreatestWorld'' imprint. Although occured in TheNineties, the city of Steel Harbor looks like a post-apocalyptic wasteland as seen in ''Franchise/MadMax'' ''Film/MadMax'' and ''Manga/HokutoNoKen'' in which the strongest survives, and the eponymous Barb Wire is an ActionGirl who's also a BountyHunter. Also one of her allies, The Machine, is a transhuman with mechanical parts.


** Moench would revisit these topics ten years later at [[Creator/DCComics DC]] in the brilliant but obscure comic ''ComicBook/ElectricWarrior.''

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** Moench would revisit these topics ten years later at [[Creator/DCComics DC]] Creator/{{DC|Comics}} in the brilliant but obscure comic ''ComicBook/ElectricWarrior.''



* NinjaSlayer, being a Parody of 80's and 90's anime seen by Americans, has elements of Cyber Punk in the form of Neo Saitama. With it's bright neon lights, police brutality and ninja turf wars, as well as a few cyberntic limbs.

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* NinjaSlayer, ''Manga/NinjaSlayer'', being a Parody of 80's and 90's anime seen by Americans, has elements of Cyber Punk in the form of Neo Saitama. With it's bright neon lights, police brutality and ninja turf wars, as well as a few cyberntic limbs.



* 'Comicbook/LastManStanding'' has a bit of [[BuffySpeak Cyber-punkism]] with the evil MegaCorp known as Armtech, but some of its fantastical elements make it not quite a clear cut case.

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* 'Comicbook/LastManStanding'' ''Comicbook/LastManStanding'' has a bit of [[BuffySpeak Cyber-punkism]] with the evil MegaCorp known as Armtech, but some of its fantastical elements make it not quite a clear cut case.


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* Creator/{{Dark Horse|Comics}} has ''ComicBook/BarbWire'' from the ''ComicBook/ComicsGreatestWorld'' imprint. Although occured in TheNineties, the city of Steel Harbor looks like a post-apocalyptic wasteland as seen in ''Franchise/MadMax'' and ''Manga/HokutoNoKen'' in which the strongest survives, and the eponymous Barb Wire is an ActionGirl who's also a BountyHunter. Also one of her allies, The Machine, is a transhuman with mechanical parts.


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** In general the ''Franchise/MegaMan'' franchise has cyberpunk elements all over the series: In ''Videogame/MegaManClassic'' the robots are being made to make easier the human life, but various of them went reprogammed to be evil by [[MadScientist Dr. Wily]]; in ''Videogame/MegaManX'' there're the Reploids, RidiculouslyHumanRobots that overpassed human population (which Dr. Cain is one of the few humans we see in the series) and can make their own decisions as well becoming rogues by themselves; and ''Videogame/MegaManLegends'', a group of scavenger robots in an AfterTheEnd scenario, in which cybernetics are so widespread in this world that it's impossible to tell for sure who is a robot and who is a human.


* The ''Franchise/JakAndDaxter'' series, from the second game onward.

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* The ''Franchise/JakAndDaxter'' ''VideoGame/JakAndDaxter'' series, from the second game onward.


Cyberpunk tends to be pretty hard on the MohsScaleOfSciFiHardness, usually lingering between a 4 and a 5. This makes it one of the more realistic genres of sci-fi, but also makes older stories be very prone to {{Zeerust}}. Creator/WilliamGibson himself, considered the godfather of the Cyberpunk genre, has said [[TechnologyMarchesOn that he was massively shortsighted on the advances in technology that would occur over the next three decades]]. The infamous "three megabytes of hot RAM" in ''Literature/{{Neuromancer}}'' are [[HilariousInHindsight laugh-inducing]] to a modern audience who consider an eight gigabyte [=MP3=] player to be one of the cheap and low-capacity ones -- and even moreso to mid-2010's audiences who've already eschewed outdated UsefulNotes/MP3 players in lieu of smartphones that now integrate music playback features into their core systems. Technology marches on, indeed.

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Cyberpunk tends to be pretty hard on the MohsScaleOfSciFiHardness, usually lingering between a 4 and a 5. This makes it one of the more realistic genres of sci-fi, but also makes older stories be very prone to {{Zeerust}}. Creator/WilliamGibson himself, considered the godfather of the Cyberpunk genre, has said [[TechnologyMarchesOn that he was massively shortsighted on the advances in technology that would occur over the next three decades]]. The infamous "three megabytes of hot RAM" in ''Literature/{{Neuromancer}}'' are [[HilariousInHindsight laugh-inducing]] to a modern audience who consider an eight gigabyte [=MP3=] player to be one of the cheap and low-capacity ones -- and even moreso to mid-2010's audiences who've already eschewed outdated UsefulNotes/MP3 players in lieu of smartphones that now integrate music playback features into their core systems.systems, along with hundreds of''giga''bytes now considered routine. Technology marches on, indeed.

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* ''VideoGame/RememberMe'' is set in a crime-ridden, cyberpunk Paris where people have the ability to access, and even alter, their memories via a digital implant (as well as the memories of others, which becomes a major plot point). The evil mega corp that runs everything even use the threat of memory deletion to keep the populace in line.

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* ''Film/{{Mute|2018}}'' is a mystery thriller set in a dystopic, cyberpunk Berlin. However, its storyline, about a mute bartender trying to find his missing girlfriend, plays out much more like a traditional noir than anything else. Indeed, it's easy to wonder why the film has a cyberpunk setting at all, given how little bearing it has on the plot - sure, there's mega corps, gangsters, and lots of tech, but the story ultimately boils down to [[spoiler: a girl caught between the man she loves and her psycho ex-husband]].

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* The Netflix adaptation of ''Series/AlteredCarbon'' not only qualifies, it features quite possibly one of the most impressively presented cyberpunk worlds since ''Film/BladeRunner''.

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* ''VideoGame/DarakuTenshiTheFallenAngels'' is a FightingGame example, with an AfterTheEnd dystopian scenario and various {{Artificial Human}}s fighting to survive in a WretchedHive [[ClosedCircle isolated from the world]].


** To a lesser extent, Hideo Kojima's other ''Franchise/MetalGear'' games also deal with cyberpunk themes, starting with ''VideoGame/MetalGear2SolidSnake'' but becoming more prominent with ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid''. The setting is most noticeable in ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid2'' as it deals with many Cyber Punk and PostCyberPunk themes, especially its [[Recap/MetalGearSolid2SonsOfLiberty ending, which has its very own page]] here.

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** To a lesser extent, Hideo Kojima's other ''Franchise/MetalGear'' ''VideoGame/MetalGear'' games also deal with cyberpunk themes, starting with ''VideoGame/MetalGear2SolidSnake'' but becoming more prominent with ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid''. The setting is most noticeable in ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid2'' as it deals with many Cyber Punk and PostCyberPunk themes, especially its [[Recap/MetalGearSolid2SonsOfLiberty ending, which has its very own page]] here.


* Racing game ''RGX Showdown'' (and it's mobile game progenitor ''Rival Gears'') uses this setting as a backdrop. Cybernetics abound, pollution rates have skyrocketed and [[AutonomatedAutomobiles self-driving]] econoboxes with [[FlyingCar antigrav technology]] have become the (government enforced) standard means of transportation, while street punks have taken to scavenging the shells of early 21st century vehicles and "hot rodding" them with high-tech computers and antigrav technology to race against each other.

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* Racing game ''RGX Showdown'' (and it's mobile game progenitor ''Rival Gears'') uses this setting as a backdrop. Cybernetics abound, pollution rates have skyrocketed and [[AutonomatedAutomobiles self-driving]] econoboxes [[AutomatedAutomobiles self-driving econoboxes]] with [[FlyingCar antigrav technology]] have become the (government enforced) standard means of transportation, while street punks have taken to scavenging the shells of early 21st century vehicles and "hot rodding" them with high-tech computers and antigrav technology jet engines to race against each other.


* This is the setting of racing game ''RGX Showdown'' (and it's mobile game progenitor ''Rival Gears''). Rampant pollution rates, coupled with the rise of clean-burning antigrav technology, have forced majority of the world's governments to outright ban private vehicle ownership in favor of loaning out bland-but-efficient self-driving econoboxes to commuters. In response, a growing movement of punks and gearheads, dissatisfied with the lack of choice and self-control afforded to them, have taken to scavenging the shells of early 21st century vehicles and "hot rodding" them with high-tech computers and antigrav technology, then racing against each other in high-octane street races.

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* This is the setting of racing Racing game ''RGX Showdown'' (and it's mobile game progenitor ''Rival Gears''). Rampant Gears'') uses this setting as a backdrop. Cybernetics abound, pollution rates, coupled with the rise of clean-burning antigrav technology, rates have forced majority of the world's governments to outright ban private vehicle ownership in favor of loaning out bland-but-efficient self-driving skyrocketed and [[AutonomatedAutomobiles self-driving]] econoboxes to commuters. In response, a growing movement with [[FlyingCar antigrav technology]] have become the (government enforced) standard means of transportation, while street punks and gearheads, dissatisfied with the lack of choice and self-control afforded to them, have taken to scavenging the shells of early 21st century vehicles and "hot rodding" them with high-tech computers and antigrav technology, then racing technology to race against each other in high-octane street races.other.


* ''VideoGame/{{Dex}}'' is a video game taking place in the city of Harbour Prime. Harbour Prime is a technologically advanced but filthy city full of sleaze, lies, and betrayal. The goal of the game is to either destroy or liberate an A.I. that has the potential to change the world.

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* ''VideoGame/{{Dex}}'' is a video game taking place in the city of Harbour Prime. Harbour Prime is Prime, a technologically advanced but filthy city full of sleaze, lies, and betrayal. The goal of the game is to either destroy or liberate an A.I. that has the potential to change the world.



* ''VideoGame/RawData'' is set in world where the mighty Edencorp uses its technology to dictate the conditions under which most of human society lives. Where it differs from classical cyberpunk, hhowever, is that [[spoiler: a ZerothLawRebellion put an immensely powerful AI in control of Edencorp and, by extension, humanity.]] Also, the corporation can be taken down by a few well-armed operatives, some hackers, and a tour-guide.

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* ''VideoGame/RawData'' is set in world where the mighty Edencorp uses its technology to dictate the conditions under which most of human society lives. Where it differs from classical cyberpunk, hhowever, however, is that [[spoiler: a ZerothLawRebellion put an immensely powerful AI in control of Edencorp and, by extension, humanity.]] Also, the corporation can be taken down by a few well-armed operatives, some hackers, and a tour-guide.
* This is the setting of racing game ''RGX Showdown'' (and it's mobile game progenitor ''Rival Gears''). Rampant pollution rates, coupled with the rise of clean-burning antigrav technology, have forced majority of the world's governments to outright ban private vehicle ownership in favor of loaning out bland-but-efficient self-driving econoboxes to commuters. In response, a growing movement of punks and gearheads, dissatisfied with the lack of choice and self-control afforded to them, have taken to scavenging the shells of early 21st century vehicles and "hot rodding" them with high-tech computers and antigrav technology, then racing against each other in high-octane street races.


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* ''Film/{{Sneakers}}'' has all the markings of Cyberpunk, except for being set NextSundayAD, and thus lacking in the chrome. It's also rather more optimistic than most Cyberpunk works.



* ''Film/{{Elysium}}'': The elite live on a high-tech space station with casual cures for cancer, while Earth is a CrapsackWorld of poverty and squalor kept oppressed with robot police and cyber-enhanced thugs. Frankly, anything directed by Creator/NeillBlomkamp falls into this genre to some extent or another. ''Film/DistrictNine'' is probably the farthest from it, and its aesthetic is still roughly in line with the genre.

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* ''Film/{{Elysium}}'': The elite live on a high-tech space station with casual cures for cancer, while Earth is a CrapsackWorld of poverty and squalor kept oppressed with robot police and cyber-enhanced thugs. Frankly, anything directed by Creator/NeillBlomkamp falls into this genre to some extent or another. ''Film/DistrictNine'' is probably the farthest from it, and its aesthetic is still roughly in line with the genre.



* Creator/NealStephenson has been credited with founding the "post-cyberpunk" genre, working with more "modern" ideas such as memes, the Internet, and computer cryptography. He tends to stuff a lot of ideas into his books, which become brilliant when it works and confusing when it doesn't. Most notable is probably ''Literature/SnowCrash''.

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* Creator/NealStephenson has been credited with founding the "post-cyberpunk" genre, working stuffing his works with more "modern" ideas such as memes, the Internet, and computer cryptography. He tends to stuff His most cyberpunk novel is ''Literature/SnowCrash''. ''Literature/TheDiamondAge'' notably features a lot DecoyProtagonist that is a deconstruction of ideas into his books, which become brilliant when it works and confusing when it doesn't. Most notable is probably ''Literature/SnowCrash''.a cyberpunk character.


* Interestingly, ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica'' has several of the trademarks of CyberPunk, albeit with magic replacing technology. In spite of that, the show's themes of the [[MagicalGirl Magical Girls]] being essentially {{Transhuman}} beings, [[spoiler: complete with [[CyberneticsEatYourSoul magic literally eating their souls]], a shady scientific bureaucracy that manipulates them so that they can fulfil their energy production quotas, and a rebellious AntiHero, complete with a dark color motif, fighting against the higher ups]] are all very much CyberPunk flavoured. However, since the world is much cleaner, and with the show's magic being used for good purposes in addition to the bad, it doesn't fully fit.

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