A technician tests a claw crane grabber at a store in the Xizhi district in Taipei. Photo: AFP A technician tests a claw crane grabber at a store in the Xizhi district in Taipei. Photo: AFP
A technician tests a claw crane grabber at a store in the Xizhi district in Taipei. Photo: AFP

Taiwan

Taiwan’s claw crane game craze leaves players and shop owners wanting more

  • Enthusiasts give online tutorials on how best to manoeuvre the claw while other websites are devoted to swapping toy prizes
  • There is one claw crane machine for every two convenience stores in Taiwan

Topic |   Taiwan
A technician tests a claw crane grabber at a store in the Xizhi district in Taipei. Photo: AFP A technician tests a claw crane grabber at a store in the Xizhi district in Taipei. Photo: AFP
A technician tests a claw crane grabber at a store in the Xizhi district in Taipei. Photo: AFP
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