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Japan makes amazing train simulators. Densha de Go!, released in Japanese arcades this week, is no exception.

The game was announced last year, and it’s packaged in a train-like cabinet. Inside, there are realistic controls, a touch screen and multiple monitors. It’s a simulator, so the point is to conduct the train from one station to the next.

Here is a quick walkthrough, which shows off gameplay.

And a look at the whole cabinet and inside.

The first Densha de Go! was released in 1995. Since then, it’s spawned a slew of realistic simulators, cool peripherals, and impressive arcade releases. All aboard!


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