UFO catchers

A literally game-breaking technique to win at Japan’s UFO catcher crane games【Video】

Discovery allows player to win an avalanche of prizes, provides catharsis for anyone who’s ever wanted to destroy the maddeningly difficult machines.

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Paranormal activity sensed at a Twitter user’s local arcade…and Kirby is the cause?!

A trick of the light has Japanese social media checking every crane game for evil apparitions.

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Japanese arcade owner arrested for allegedly rigging crane games to be unwinnable

Japan’s first-ever crane game fraud investigation claims arcades used secret setting so prizes could only be won in employee demonstrations.

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Real gems from Japanese arcade UFO catchers: Crane-caught riches, or a shiny scam?

We hit the arcade, then turned our winnings into cold, hard cash.

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Sega’s been hiding a snarky message on its arcade bags for two years but no one noticed until now

After all, “playing it loud” was Nintendo’s thing.

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How many prizes can you win from Japanese arcade crane games with 10,000 yen?【Experiment】

Our resident UFO catcher expert reveals six tips for when you’ve got your eyes on the prize in the glass case.

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Hilarious terror ensues as contest with Japanese arcade UFO catcher ends in a tie 【Video】

Ever wonder what happens when neither you nor the crane game is the outright winner?

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Stingy Japanese arcade keeps schoolgirl from one of the greatest UFO catcher hauls ever 【Video】

Against the infamously difficult arcade games, sometimes you just can’t win, even when you just won.

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