Wednesday August 22, 2007 2:54 pm
Arcade Games Get Recalled After Injuries
Japanese arcade game distributer Atlus said that it will remove all 150 of their “Arm Spirit” machines after three players broke their arms. The game features 10 levels of arm wrestling competion, including “French maid,” “drunken martial arts master,” and the final match with a “professional wrestler.” All the same, the company plans to check each of the machines and investigate the incidents.
Spokesperson Ayano Sakiyama claims that “the machine isn’t that strong, much less so than a muscular man. Even women should be able to beat it.”
Maybe so, but this is one item that we are happy to know has not been imported from overseas.
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