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S.F. Turns into Gotham City for 5-Year-Old's Make-A-Wish

How awesome is this? Five-year-old Miles is going to get the ultimate wish when, on November 15, San Francisco turns into Gotham City! Described as a “bright, positive little boy who finds inspiration in super-heroes,” Miles is fighting a very adult battle, leukemia. His ultimate wish is to be …

Aviate Makes Using Your Android Phone Way Less Irritating

Unless you’re a tech dork, organizing and searching your apps is a pain. Aviate does it for you.<p>Natural user interfaces like Siri and Google Now aim to “disappear” by understanding you perfectly or anticipating your technology needs before you have them. I don’t trust them. You know who already …

Mysterious Photos of Venice Cloaked in Darkness

<i>Dark Venice</i> is a series by Toronto-based photographer Alessandro Cancian that presents the Italian city of Venice cloaked in darkness. The intriguing landscapes we often see in the light of day are suddenly veiled by overpowering shadows. The dark aesthetic makes the stunning architecture barely …

Star Wars Episode VII auditions: seven tips for surefire success

Say what you like about Star Wars, but you can't deny that it knows its audience. By holding open casting for the film's two lead roles, its producers are giving Star Wars fans a shot at an incredible prize. Anyone who's ever done a ropey Yoda voice, or gone to a fancy dress party in a brown …

Get a grip! Tactical Haptics launches Kickstarter campaign for ‘reactive grip’ game controller

William Provancher wants you to get a grip. His startup, Tactical Haptics, is launching a Kickstarter campaign to fund small-scale production of a new kind of touch feedback game controller, dubbed Reactive Grip.<p>The Reactive Grip gives you much sharper sensations than the aging “rumble” game …

Dead Island's Famous Trailer Remade In Live-Action

In my mind, Dead Island still stands as having one of the best video game trailers ever made, if not <i>the</i> best, and it was certainly more memorable than its fair share of movie trailers as well. Now, it lives again, in live-action format.<p>The trailer was less a preview of the game than a heartbreaking …

They grow up so fast: What this console generation’s characters have learned

<i>This is part of our ongoing series about games and trends of one of the most longest-lived eras in gaming’s history — the Xbox 360/PlayStation 3 generation.</i><p>The current console generation is almost eight years old now, and you don’t stick around that long without going through some changes and …

The Weapons And Gadgets Of The Order: 1886

Certain Sony franchises are known for their creative weaponry. The gadgets of Isomniac’s Ratchet & Clank and Resistance series have weapons that turn …

Spookiest mobile games

Jackie Chan Would 'Really Like To See Some Countries Have A Disaster'

Chan was asked about bilateral relations between China and the United States by a reporter, and he responded by saying China and the U.S. needed to work more closely together and that people from all around the world generally need to do a better job co-operating.<p>Then he said:<p>Right then. Maybe it …

Hong Kong

‘Last Day on Earth’ print by Laszlo Kovacs - The Fox Is Black

Laszlo Kovacs is an Amsterdam based illustrator who I think is totally fantastic. I’d describe his style as clean with bold shapes that are able to …

Design Fractal Art On The Supercomputer In Your Pocket

Frax, a new iOS app, leverages the computational oomph in your new iPhone to make dizzying detailed mathematical art.<p>Fractals are deeply weird: They’re mathematical objects whose infinite “self-similarity” means that you can zoom into them forever and keep seeing the same features over and over …

Bruce Campbell Confirms and Teases 'Army of Darkness 2' – /Film

Earlier this year, <b>Sam Raimi</b> and <b>Bruce Campbell</b> produced a remake of their classic horror film, <i>The Evil Dead</i>. At the time, each spoke about wanting to …

Horror

Why video games can make for great comics (and vice versa)

Unlike the uneasy relationship between movies and video games, comics seem to know how to deliver creative, expansive takes on the fiction made for game consoles.<p>Earlier this month at New York Comic Con, fans had a chance to check out a plethora of video game-inspired comics and comic-inspired …

PlayStation 4 commercial takes us back through Sony's gaming history

A new video promoting Sony's PlayStation 4 takes the viewer back to the halcyon days of 1995.<p>In 1995, Bill Clinton was the President of the United States, the Internet became fully privatized with the launch of America Online and Prodigy, the comic strip <i>Calvin and Hobbes</i> ended and Sony launched its …

Does the Obsessive ‘Adventure Time’ Fandom Overlook the Depths of Pendleton Ward’s Cartoon Network Hit?

Does the Obsessive 'Adventure Time' Fandom Overlook the Depths of Pendleton Ward's Cartoon Network Hit?<p>Not too long ago, “Adventure Time” was a …

Fan-Made Art for the ROBOCOP Remake

How Scale strives for Zelda-like exploration, not just clever puzzles

On paper, <i>Scale</i>'s mechanic sounds simple to master: You can make objects bigger, or you can make them smaller.<p>You can probably envision how a clever level designer might whip up a few puzzles using this scheme. A button requires an object of a certain weight to be placed upon it for a goal to be …

Dieselpunk combat game Aerena: Clash of Champions now out on Steam Early Access

Turn-based dieselpunk game <i>Aerena: Clash of Champions</i> is now available in alpha for Windows PC through Steam Early Access, with a release incoming on Android and iOS devices, developer Cliffhanger Productions announced.<p>The game will later introduce crossplay between all versions once fully launched, …

Bringing A Skylander To Life - IGN Video

The team behind Swap Force reveal the process of how a Skylander is created, from drawing board to portal of power.

Kingdom Hearts 3 theme song will feature Hikaru Utada

Japanese singer Hikaru Utada is involved in the upcoming theme song for <i>Kingdom Hearts 3</i>, the singer's father announced on Twitter.<p>Utada previously worked on theme songs "Simple and Clean" and "Hikari" for <i>Kingdom Hearts</i>, as well as "Passion" for <i>Kingdom Hearts 2</i>.<p><i>Kingdom Hearts 3</i> will wrap up the …

Sir, You Are Being Hunted update adds industrial biome

<i>Sir, You Are Being Hunted</i> developer Big Robot released the "tweedpunk" survival title's October update yesterday, adding a heaping of new content including the previously promised industrial biome.<p>Nicknamed "Pumpkin," the update also brings in two new enemy types, the Scarecrow and Bog Creature, …

Dark Souls II: A Diary

This place scares me. And yet I don’t want to leave.<p>It is called Huntsman’s Copse, and while a bonfire burns brightly here, it is a small respite in the pervading darkness. This is not a welcoming world. I do not know why I am here--I just know that this is the place I must be. It’s cold. So very …

Dash is a free coding course that'll teach you how to make CSS robots

General Assembly has launched a new online service that teaches basic web development for free, in your browser. It's called Dash, and it lets users learn how to use HTML, Javascript, and CSS by working through four projects of increasing difficulty.<p>As you progress through the projects — starting …

Daily Inspiration #1579

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Mood Board: Yellow Inspiration

You have probably noticed that yellow is one of the primary accent colors that we are exploring on the Abduzeedo palette. We are still trying to come …

Outlier Minimal Backpack

Over the years many have come to expect material innovation alongside considered design from Outlier. And for their latest bag, the brand has delivered just that. The incredibly lightweight and aptly named Minimal Backpack weighs next to nothing and packs up flat, making it a perfect day-to-day …

Typography Mania #206

Typography Mania is a weekly post series that comes around once a week with the best of Typography design works on the web, from type videos to …

A Crystal “Church” That Could Make You Find God

When we last checked in with master illusionist Tokujin Yoshioka, he was busy turning the world into a gorgeous funhouse. Now, for an exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, the Japanese artist is yet again playing with light in all the right ways–this time on a colossal scale.<p>The …

5 Affordable or Free iPhone Apps for Filmmakers: Shoot, Edit, and Add Special Effects

Want to make a movie? There’s an app for that — or, to be more accurate, there are many, many apps to help make a movie. The good news: many of these …