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Cyberpunk 2077 will include full nudity for a very important reason

The genre is about so much more than fast cars and slick guns<p>The team at CD Projekt Red came to E3 this year with an enormous demo for its next game, <i>Cyberpunk 2077</i>. Coming in at 50 minutes in length, the demo was as much a showcase of the game’s feature set as it was a statement about CD Projekt …

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Three things Cyberpunk 2077 gets right about the original tabletop RPG

Cyberpunk 2020 is unique vision of the future, and CD Projekt Red understands it perfectly<p>Warsaw, Poland-based CD Projekt Red was on hand at this year’s E3 with a nearly hourlong demonstration of its next game, <i>Cyberpunk 2077</i>. The maker of the Witcher series is well outside of its comfort zone on …

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Cyberpunk 2077 trailer remix has Witcher fans hyped for a crossover

Ciri, tell me about Night City...<p>A fan-made remix for CD Projekt Red’s <i>Cyberpunk 2077</i> E3 trailer, which debuted at Microsoft’s Xbox press conference, is hyping up fans of The Witcher for a cameo that many hope will tie the two franchises together.<p>Fans who played <i>The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt</i> may remember …

Cyberpunk 2077

Cyberpunk 2077 Doesn't Look Like The Witcher, But It Does Look Incredible

Six Years after its first reveal, I have seen a live demo of Cyberpunk 2077, and it looks like everything I was hoping it would be. A beautiful and …

Cyberpunk 2077

Cyberpunk 2077 first details from CD Projekt Red

First, it’s a first-person RPG<p>Days after releasing an extended trailer for <i>Cyberpunk 2077</i> at Microsoft’s E3 2018 press conference, developer CD Projekt Red has started talking about what kind of game it’s making. <i>Cyberpunk 2077</i>, in the studio’s own words, is “an open world, narrative-driven …

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The developers of The Witcher finally unveiled their next game, Cyberpunk 2077

Acclaimed Polish game developer CD Projekt Red teased its next RPG, <i>Cyberpunk 2077</i>,way back in 2012 and has remained almost completely silent about …

The Witcher

Stop Comparing Electric Cars To Electric Motorcycles

Why Zero isn’t the “Tesla of Motorcycles” and why the media needs to stop comparing electric apples to electric oranges<p>With an ever-growing number of …

Blade Runner Snub-Nosed Blaster Build

Adam Savage is a <i>Blade Runner</i> fanatic. He's built numerous replicas of the <i>Blade Runner</i> blaster and even owns an actual prop from the film. In this …

Euro Naked Singles Title Bout

It didn’t take long to find what would appear to be a worthy contender to the KTM 390 Duke. Enter BMW’s new G 310 R. European? Check. Naked? Check. …

2018 KTM 390 Duke Revisited

2018 KTM 390 Duke<b>Editor Score: …

The Creators of Westworld Head to Amazon With New Scifi Series The Peripheral

<i>Westworld</i> creators Lisa Joy and Jonathan Nolan can’t get enough of killer games and multiple timelines. The pair will create a show for Amazon called</i> …

NO FORKS GIVEN. JSK Moto Co’s ‘Rhodium Omega’ Yamaha GTS 1000 Neo Racer

<i>Written by Martin Hodgson</i>In a time when there has never been so many different models of new motorcycles to choose from there is also a feeling that …

Riding Husqvarna’s Vitpilen & Svartpilen 401

My first bike was a Kawasaki, like Ron Lechien and Mike Larocco rode for Team Green, and they were badasses, therefore I thought I was the coolest …

Bolt-On Beauty: A Yamaha MT custom kit from Bunker

Little bikes are big fun. There’s no shortage of pint-sized whips on the market, and most of them balance surprisingly good performance with a price tag that won’t vaporize your wallet.<p>They’re all rather modern looking though, and usually resemble shrunken versions of their bigger stable mates. And …

2018 Husqvarna Vitpilen 701 Ridden And Reviewed

<b>Husqvarna is headed in a novel direction</b> under its new owner, KTM, and we like what we see. In an effort to re-establish the brand and break into the …

Husqvarna’s 2018 Vitpilen 701 Rides As Good As It Looks

Call the Vit a café racer or an exotic naked or whatever you want—part of the appeal is that its avant-garde style makes it impossible to pigeonhole. …

Riding the Husqvarna Vitpilen 701

We’ve been eyeing-up Husqvarna’s oddly-named Vitpilen 701 since the concept bike was first unveiled at EICMA in 2014. Based around an engine and …

First Look Walkaround Video Of Husqvarna’s 2018 Vitpilen 701

Husqvarna's Vitpilen (it's pronounced "vit-pill-en," and translates to "white arrow") 701 is one of the most eagerly awaited models in recent memory. …

2018 Husqvarna 701 Vitpilen First Ride Review

Husqvarna makes a bold statement with the new 701 Vitpilen for entry-level and serious riding enthusiasts.<p>As I approach the bend in front of me, a …

First Look: 2018 Husqvarna Vitpilen

NEW YORK – Normally, as a card-carrying, hipster-hating boomer, one of my prime jobs in life is to denigrate anything even remotely trendy. You know, …

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husqvarna motorcycles' lead designer on the unveil of its three urban explorers

<b>steve masterson — president of austrian design house kiska — was elated to see that one of us had never thrown their leg over a motorcycle.</b></i> …

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Director Duncan Jones Explains How Mute Suddenly Became a Scifi Film

There are two huge scifi movies coming from fan favorite directors this weekend. One you’ll have to head to theaters to see: Alex Garland’s</i> …

Science Fiction

The father of the Internet sees his invention reflected back through a 'Black Mirror'

<i>; Credit: /Jenn Liv for NPR</i>Laura Sydell | NPRIn 1984, two men were thinking a lot about the Internet. One of them invented it. The other is an artist …

Everything KTM Touches Turns To Gold: Reinventing Husqvarna As A High-Style Motorcycle Brand

“Husqvarna is a brand that always looks forward, has always been highly innovative, a pioneering spirit,” says Gerald Kiska, founder and CEO of Kiska GmbH, the product design firm that since the 1990s has defined the look and feel of KTM “ready to race” motorcycles and sports cars. For the last few …

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One Former Blade Runner Star Wasn't Impressed With Blade Runner 2049

When <i>Blade Runner 2049</i> offered an extended stay in the universe created by Ridley Scott’s original, most of the major players from the original …

Science Fiction

Netflix’s Altered Carbon gave me what Blade Runner 2049 couldn’t

A visual spectacle for science fiction fans<p>Toss a science fiction show onto an online streaming service and I will watch it. Literally anything. Yes, even a Cloverfield thing. I have no willpower when it comes to artistic visions of humanity’s future, even clumsy ones. When I sat down last week to …

Duncan Jones On ‘Mute’ And Where To Go Next After A Couple Of ‘Crappy’ Years

It’s been an emotional, trying few years for Duncan Jones.<p>Professionally, Jones spent three and a half years making <i>Warcraft</i>, an expensive and ambitious fantasy film that just didn’t catch on with American audiences – an experience that was, as Jones puts it, “soul crushing.” Personally, Jones lost …

When your body isn’t your own: The politics of Altered Carbon

Would you still want to be you?<p><i>Altered Carbon,</i> a Netflix show based on the book by Richard K. Morgan<i>,</i> takes place in a world where only the poor have to die.<p>You can live forever if you can afford it, due to alien technology that houses your consciousness in a circular metal disk kept in the base of …

How Altered Carbon’s costume designer created the fashions for its futuristic world

How clothing tells a story<p>The first season of Netflix’s <i>Altered Carbon</i> began streaming on February 2nd. It’s the company’s answer to some of its competitors’ big-budget science fiction shows like <i>The Expanse</i> or <i>Westworld.</i> But in this case, it’s a civilization coping with a technology that allows them …