This one goes out to anyone who spent their pre-teen afternoons watching hapless Nick Arcade contestants contend with the rigors of The Video Zone. German freerunner Jason Paul and members of Team Farang—along with the assuredly considerable help of a Red Bull sponsorship—have crafted a spot-on homage to the side-scrolling games of the 8- and 16-bit era. Paul battles through ancient temples, tussles with ninjas, and brawls through the city all while on an actual moving train, which for a freerunner is presumably the only sensible way to recreate Parallax scrolling in real life.

[via Laughing Squid]

Advertisement