Vroom. This video of Tokyo called Tokyo Aglow by Justin Tierney shows the city by rail and by road, offering an especially hypnotizing take on an already electric city. The video accelerates the trains to hyper speed, and the effect bends the lights into what looks more like a trip through a space tunnel than a normal…
As if Thomas the Tank Engine wasn’t already spooky with that smiley face of his. Now he has miniguns and rusty spider legs, thanks to the artists at Y_Nakajima.
Ten brave GTA Online players line up with their favorite cars in a tunnel. A train looms in the distance. Can they stop it?
Japan has a high suicide rate. It’s one of the highest in the world. And one Tokyo train station, a known suicide spot, is doing what it can to stop people from taking their lives.
By the time you read this, I will be road tripping up the West Coast, or perhaps crushed under an ancient, vengeful redwood. My impending trip got me wondering, though: what are your favorite games to play while traveling or on vacation? Tell me your video game travel stories!
The vast majority of big city train stations in Japan don't look scary. That is, unless you are afraid of crowds. This one in Yokohama, however, looks spooky as all hell.
Sonic the Hedgehog is driven to one thing in life — to go fast. But can the power of Sonic make a normal man run faster than light rail?
I'm pretty sure the developers at Blizzard liked Snowpiercer a lot, because one of the new dungeons in the upcoming expansion will be something similar. Most of the time we'll be fighting on a huge, moving train of the Iron Horde.
Trains in Japan are incredibly punctual. Being on time is counted down to the centiseconds. And unless there's an accident, Japanese trains simply are not late.
Ever wanted to know which train coach was the least crowded? Or what the temperature in each carriage was? Well, in Japan, there's an app for that.
This is the future of Japanese train travel. And boy, it doesn't get much faster—or interesting—than this.
In most Japanese hotel rooms, you just sleep. In some, you might do other things. But in this Tokyo hotel you can play with toy trains.
Nobody asked for the help, but a woman named Zhang Xiner appeared at a Guangzhou Metro station in China dressed in a skimpy bikini. Her goal was to help commuters buy tickets and find their way. Oh, she probably wanted to get famous, too. Well, that seems to have worked!
But it sure is memorable. Yesterday, a young couple got married while riding public transportation in Tokyo.
We are days away from the summer Comiket, a huge, self-published comics event in Tokyo that over a half a million people attend. Make that a half a million geeks. This video is a taste of things to come.
"Who's to say there is a difference?" said the baffled, balding customer in khaki pants and a green windbreaker. I had asked him what the difference between Japanese and Western rail fans was.