THE BEST Robots

Bumblebee Chevy Camaro

Bumblebee Chevy Camaro

This Bumblebee Edition Chevy Camaro won’t turn into your personal robot, but sports black racing stripes, rally yellow paint and Transformers badging on the wheels and inside.

USB Transformers

USB Transformers

These USB Transformers take Cybertron to your cubicle and include flash drives and mouses; our favorite is Jazz, who transforms into a laptop-shaped USB hub. Thanks, Perry!

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Launch Trailer: Terminator

Launch Trailer: Terminator

It’s amazing what a little voice work, a sweet soundtrack and anti-aliasing can do, but this launch trailer for Terminator: Salvation has our hopes way up for the game; it’s out today.

iRobot Ember

iRobot Ember

Move over, MiFi: iRobot’s Ember is a paperback-sized robot that sets up ad-hoc hotspots in warzones, can navigate around obstacles and is able to right itself when flipped over.

Video: Drawing Robot

Video: Drawing Robot

Made with Lego Mindstorms NXT and hung from three pulleys, Nils Volker’s Drawing Robot is more artistic than technical: it tracks visitor’s eye movements to create dot paintings.

1:6 Marcus Wright Figure

1:6 Marcus Wright Figure

Terminator: Salvation’s Marcus Wright toes the line between hero and villain with this 1:6 figure; it sports two heads (one battle damaged), two outfits, three hands, and weapons.

Transformers: RotF Roster

Transformers: RotF Roster

Get a peek at Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (game) roster above with both in-game and standalone renders; we’re digging camo-jet Breakaway and the hulking Long Haul.

Video: Transmutant

Video: Transmutant

The artists at Transmutant are neighbors we’d love to have, even with their pink flying Land Rovers and giant, four-legged robots; Don’t Panic has a quirky interview with the troupe here.

Jimiyo T-shirt

Jimiyo T-shirt

Available only in May, this Jimiyo t-shirt is overflowing with awesome: Darth Vader, Terminator, Freddie Krueger and the Predator serve as the ultimate horsemen of the apocalypse.

Short Film: Reach

Short Film: Reach

Curiosity killed the cat, or in this case, the robot: Luke Randall’s Reach is about a cute, waddling robot (WALL-E, anyone?) and its ill-advised battles with its tragically short power cord.

Croww 540 Robot

Croww 540 Robot

It looks like a droideka but this Croww 540 robot is purely benevolent; it not only acts as a pack mule that can traverse both sand and ice but provides shelter in the form of a retractable tent.

Trailer #4: Terminator 4

Trailer #4: Terminator 4

The extended trailer for Terminator: Salvation features new dialogue, mostly between Sam Worthington and Anton Yelchin; it also includes Christian Bale’s familiar running monologue.

Game Trailer: Transformers

Game Trailer: Transformers

Most game adaptations of movies are poor, but this Transformers: RotF trailer is actually pretty decent; if they transform like that in-game, we’re sold. PS: watch it all the way through!

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Shadow Caddy

Shadow Caddy

Like a real caddy but minus the grumbling, Shadow Caddy is a robotic cart that follows you via a transmitter on your belt; object detection prevents collisions with objects and other golfers.

Trailer #2: Transformers 2

Trailer #2: Transformers 2

Say what you will about the plot, but nothing short of Unicron is going to stop us from watching Transformers 2 after this latest trailer; giant swirling blades of death at 2:15 FTW.

RoboCup

RoboCup

FineTuneGolf’s RoboCup makes practice putting infinitely easier: simply place it in a cup up to 14 feet away, and it’ll return your golf balls over 15,000 times on 4 AA batteries.

KicCrab Walker Kit

KicCrab Walker Kit

Conquer the beaches with hordes of KicCrab Walkers, available as a kit; you won’t do too much world domination since it’s programmable in BASIC, but they sure can dance up a storm.

Transformers 2 Montage

Transformers 2 Montage

Michael Bay sure knows how to please a crowd: this Transformers 2 montage shows Megan Fox changing clothes, a convo with Bumblebee, and explosive, never before seen footage.

Terminator: Salvation Toys

Terminator: Salvation Toys

Thanks to Ain’t It Cool News, check out Playmates’ entire stash of Terminator: Salvation toys; everything from light-up T-600 skulls to John Connor figures will hit store shelves 4/19.

Kabutom RX-03

Kabutom RX-03

Styled after a rhinoceros beetle, Kabutom RX-03 is an 11 meter, 15 ton robot created by 60 year-old Takahashi-san; it can be piloted or remote controlled and can carry passengers.

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Puff The Robot Dragon

Puff The Robot Dragon

The union of a dragon cutout and an Arduino tracked platform, Puff is designed put out fires with puffs of air; he even has a panic mode that makes him flee after too many failed attempts.

2016 Trailer: Terminator

2016 Trailer: Terminator

In contrast to the intro, this Terminator: Salvation’s 2016 trailer is pure gameplay but is surprisingly effective at getting the heart rate up with combat scenes in a shattered Los Angeles.

Olympus Defense Mecha

Olympus Defense Mecha

Looking like something straight out of Supreme Commander, this Olympus Defense Mecha is pure LEGO awesomeness, from the back-mounted cannon to its fleet of mini Mechas.

Website: Terminate Yourself

Website: Terminate Yourself

Terminate Yourself gives everyone the chance to turn themselves into a cyborg killing machine; we also found it to be surprisingly useful in explaining a lot about certain celebrities.

WALL-E Case Mod

WALL-E Case Mod

For all you WALL-E lovers out there: your favorite robot has been cast into a fantastically detailed computer case, complete with meticulous step by step instructions. Thanks, IceBone!

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