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Hands-on: Hexbug Strandbeast is a hypnotising robotic creature (video)

Hands-on: Hexbug Strandbeast is a hypnotising robotic creature (video)

By 22 January 2014

There's nothing quite like a colourful micro robotic creature to grab our attention and the Hexbug stand at the Toy Fair 2014 in London was definitely one to visit for just that. The company unveiled a number of new products including the Strandbeast,... >>

Hands-on: Hexbug Battling Spiders review (video)

Hands-on: Hexbug Battling Spiders review (video)

By 21 January 2014

Hexbug had a number of exciting new toys on its stand at ToyFair 2014, one of which was the Battling Spiders offering the next generation of the Hexbug Spider. The company has had micro robotic spiders in its offering in the past but never ones that... >>

Hexbug nano V2: Now they climb as well

Hexbug nano V2: Now they climb as well

By 2 July 2013

Hexbugs, the small vibrating critters that your kids no doubt love but you find rather creepy, have just got a little more disturbing - they can now climb walls.  Innovation First, the company behind the original hexbug micro robotic toys, has come up... >>

Hexbug Aquabots planned: Mini robot fish that can actually swim

Hexbug Aquabots planned: Mini robot fish that can actually swim

By 24 January 2013

Innovation First is to expand its line-up of miniature robots with a range suited to water. Where the Hexbug line-up usually takes its influences from the world of creepy crawlies, Hexbug Aquabots will be based on the movements and actions of fish. Shown... >>

Tagamoto mini robot cars pictures and hands-on

Tagamoto mini robot cars pictures and hands-on

By 22 January 2013

At last year's Toy Fair, Innovation First - the creator of the hugely successful Hexbug creepy crawly robot range - branched out by introducing Bobble Bots, helped no end by a tie-in with Moshi Monsters. This year it has adapted its Hexbug nano technology... >>

New Hexbugs coming to expand creepy crawly robot range, including zombies (pictures)

New Hexbugs coming to expand creepy crawly robot range, including zombies (pictures)

By 27 January 2012

Innovation First, the technology company behind the smash toy sensation Hexbug is to expand its line-up of creepy crawly robots massively. There are new larger models for the main Hexbug family, plus special edition Hexbug nanos and new additions to its... >>

Bobble Bots Moshi Monsters Moshlings pictures and hands-on

Bobble Bots Moshi Monsters Moshlings pictures and hands-on

By 24 January 2012

Hexbug creator Innovation First is hoping to repeat the resounding success it has had with its robotic bug range with a new range of scuttling, vibrating collectables. And this time it has partnered with Mind Candy to bring its tech to Moshi Monsters.... >>

Top 20 Toys for 2011

Top 20 Toys for 2011

By 3 February 2011

After Pocket-lint's visit to the Toy Fair in London, the team sat down and mulled over the toys that they saw, and the one thing they all agreed on was that 2011 is going to be a cracking year for kids' gadgets, gizmos and playthings. In fact, so much... >>

Hexbug: Creepy crawly robot toys hands-on

Hexbug: Creepy crawly robot toys hands-on

By 27 January 2011

What do you get if you combine robotics with I'm a Celebrity Get me out of Here? Well, apart from livelier hosts than Ant and Dec, Innovation First makes a good stab at recreating the experience of glaring in the eyes of a cockroach, without the smell... >>


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