Himeji Softworks unveiled two new hobby humanoid robot kits, which go on sale starting July 15th 2009.
Archive for July, 2009
Souya Takagi outlines Toyota’s plans for their Partner Robots program for the next 5 years.
Crafthouse unveiled God Hand – a small 5-fingered gripper extension kit for their Melissa hobby robot body – at Kondo’s 5th anniversary celebratory event, June 13th 2009.
Tomotaka Takahashi was approached by Panasonic to create a robotic mascot for their Evolta brand of batteries. The resulting robot was designed to climb a rope, and was tested on the Grand Canyon!
A trailer was released giving us the first glimpse of a new Chibi-Robo game for the Nintendo DS.
The world of 20XX is in peril, held hostage by the evil machinations of a madman, and only YOU can stop them. Mega Man 2 is available on the Wii’s virtual console. You should download it.
Oh dear, Michael Bay made a Transformers movie. Can we assume it’s a crapshoot, or is there more than meets the eye?
On June 12th 2009 Panasonic officially announced that their Evolta robot, powered by 2 AA batteries, would attempt a new world record at Le Mans 24 hours in France.