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Gears of War: The children's toy

Gears of War: The children's toy

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Meccano is set to launch a new range of toys based on the popular Gears of War 3 games on the Xbox 360 aimed at 8-year-old kids. In a move that will no doubt outrage Daily Mail readers and parents across our fair land, kids will be encouraged to play... >>

Mechatars: Bossa Nova's new batch of robot warriors

Mechatars: Bossa Nova's new batch of robot warriors

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Bossa Nova Robotics is continuing its push into robots in 2011 with a range of robots called Mechatars. Following on from the company’s robot division’s previous attempt Prime-8, the new Mechatars, that incidentally go by names like Wrexx, will... >>

Prime-8: The fastest bi-ped robot in town

Prime-8: The fastest bi-ped robot in town

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A new robotics company, Bossa Nova robots, is hoping to steal Wow Wee's thunder this Christmas with the launch of what it is claiming is the fastest bi-ped robot around. The new bright yellow Gorilla, called Prime-8 (see what they've done there) will... >>

"Meccano on steroids" Berg Moov kit to launch

"Meccano on steroids" Berg Moov kit to launch

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Effectively a huge Meccano-on-steroids kit, the Berg Moov comes with instructions for building four vehicles -­ a go-kart, scooter, carver and trike. As well as work from the instructions for the four included designs, you can also create your own vehicles... >>

CES 2008: Meccano launches three new Spykees

CES 2008: Meccano launches three new Spykees

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Meccano has launched three new models of "Spykee" their Spy Robot, at CES. Spykee "Cell" can be controlled via a mobile phone using Bluetooth. Cell moves, sees and takes pictures, its head is motorized, and features voice transformation as well as many... >>

Preview of Spykee, the spy robot from Meccano

Preview of Spykee, the spy robot from Meccano

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The Spykee spy robot from Meccano has recently been revealed as coming soon to PC World's forthcoming robot mini stores. As regular Pocket-lint.co.uk readers will know, we don't hide our love of robots here, so we thought we'd take a quick preview look... >>

Meccano Spyke gets price and release date

Meccano Spyke gets price and release date

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Gizoo has announced that it will be selling Mecanno's new robotic set Spyke, but robotics fans keen to get their hands on the new Lego's Mindstorm competitor will have to wait until September. In an attempt to build up a frenzy of pre-orders, UK gadget... >>

More Meccano Spyke robot details emerge

More Meccano Spyke robot details emerge

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Mecanno has announced more details of its robotic set Spyke announced earlier this month at CES in Las Vegas. The robot, which we suspect will be a direct competitor to Lego's Mindstorm set will connect to your computer via a Wi-Fi connection that will... >>

CES 2007: Meccano follows Lego with robotic toy

CES 2007: Meccano follows Lego with robotic toy

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At CES 2006 it was Lego who stole the march with its NXT Bluetooth-enabled robotic building blocks, this year contruction efforts go to Mecanno's American arm, Erector. The company has announced it will be launching Spyke, a robot that is controlled via... >>