Original URL: https://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/10/13/earthquake_videogame/

Crazy Japanese earthquake game makes shaky debut

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By James Sherwood

Posted in Personal Tech, 13th October 2008 10:01 GMT

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be caught in the middle of an Earthquake? Well, now you can experience the... er... fun of an earthquake, without any of the danger.

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One of the quirkier games on display at this year’s Tokyo Game Show was Zettai Zetsumei Toshi 3, an earthquake simulation booth.

The Shindo scale is more commonly used than the Richter scale to measure quakes in Japan and, according to Akihabara’s report, the simulation booth is capable of recreating quakes of up to Shindo seven - the worst possible.