It seemed like any other game center I had the chance to visit in Japan, but I'm not sure if the UFO-Catcher was more difficult (in Akihabara in general).
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Like others Game Arcades. A huge place with a lot of Arcades, Crane Machines, Game Simulators and a lot of people.
This one is specially known among the otakus because is in the heart of Akihabara, and of course have a lot of anime related games and prizes.
My fave place is the UFO-Catcher Machine.
These places are awesome. It's like the arcade you used to go to when you were a kid mixed with carnival games from the state fair collided head-on with adult gambling. The artifical horse-race games where you used to slide the ball down the incline at the fair? You can actually bet on those things like they're REAL horse races. Parallel dimension...
It's really fun to go here with friends an... Read More
Club Sega is not a particularly large arcade and does not have a many actual games. They have many gambling type games spread out throughout their premises, more than games. They had several rows of slot machines and a horse racing type game that in no way could be understood by someone who cannot speak English. On the first floor they had a single racing game next to their claw games. They also h... Read More