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House of the Dead: Overkill poster creator is still a winner

SEGA’s The House of the Dead: Overkill poster creator won Gold at the Roses Design Awards in October – another accolade for this popular Skyskraper build. A joint collaboration with Fluid, this popular bespoke site also won Best Press Kit at the Leipzig Games Convention in August.

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We want one

Ideum has developed a 100″ multi-touch, multi-user exhibit table. Created for the Adventure Science Center in Nashville, it allows several people to interact simultaneously with the same program. Made in Flash and GestureWorks – nice!

It’s all in the grid!

Not forgetting our roots, let’s pay homage to the humble grid and its supporters. Become the grid…


Duracell Ultra: Bunnies

Excellent new ad for Duracell Ultra by Ogilvy Paris, sumo wrestlers made of bunnies. Oh. Wow.

“Sniff” Interactive Public Projection

Sniff from karolina sobecka on Vimeo.

Sniff is an interactive public projection in a storefront window: an animated dog follows passers-by, discerns their behavior as friendly or aggressive, tries to engage them in a play and forms a relationship with them based on the history of the interaction.

Our Work at Piccadilly Circus

Our latest video piece has hit the big screen at Piccadilly Circus. This Piccadilly Lite for Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 is part of the video campaign recently completed, which includes a 30″ TV spot (on MTV and Eurosport) as well as digital escalator panels at London’s Oxford Circus tube station.

Check it out on YouTube

Daito Manabe

New wave freaky art installations to your face… Electrical stimulus meets audio interaction. This guy is awesome, dig a little deeper on his YouTube page for more installations and audio goodness.

Check him out.


Brand expression goes deep!

Quote taken from an article on eurogamer.net – based on a presentation that we prepared last week for KOEI.

“At a recent press event for Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 – PS3′s inevitable rebalancing of last year’s Ninja Gaiden II – every executive’s name flashed up on the PowerPoint Keynote accompanied by a concise shriek of tempered blade over the sound system, suggesting, perhaps, that the role-call of mild-mannered corner-office types announcing the merger of Tecmo and Koei might possess secret double-dangerous ninja skills alongside MBAs from the world’s finest business schools. It certainly added an air of unpredictable danger to the ensuing Q&A session”.

Read full article.

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Theo Jansen

We’ve blogged Theo before, but the more you look at this man’s work, the more amazing it becomes. A wind-propelled meeting of Transformers vs Jurassic Park.

Sending some traffic Theo’s way!

The beginning – STRANDBEESTEN



We went on a wee outing to the Music Week Awards 2009, which SKYSKRAPER co-sponsored. Laughing, celebrations and good times. Highlights were numerous…

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SKYSKRAPER® co-sponsor Music Week Awards 2009

We’re very proud to have co-sponsored the 2009 awards.

The Music Week Awards has a prestigious history stretching across more than three decades. As Music Week magazine enjoys its 50th anniversary this year, the awards celebrated all that is best in the industry.


Illusion Labs demonstrates iPhone games on multi-touch table

iPhone developer Illusion Labs released a video today showing off how its current iPhone games would look on a large multi-touch table. The technology behind this table is from TouchTech, in cooperation with Crowd.

Watch it…

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Wolfgang Bloch

Feelings of freedom, water and BIG skies are conjured up here…
An amazing artist whose recent book was designed by David Carson.



Keeping tabs…

SKYSKRAPER® blog on the iPhone. Keep up with what we’re up to – looking good!



The Struktable is an interactive installation built by Strukt to develop multi-touch applications. Go touch it!

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