24 January 2012 15:24 GMT / By Rik Henderson
Hexbug maker Innovation First is hoping to renew the resounding success it has had with its robotic bug range with a renovated range of scuttling, vibrating collectables. And this time it has partnered by Mind Candy to bring its tech to Moshi Monsters.
Bobble Bots Moshi Monsters Moshlings may subsist a bit of a mouthful, nevertheless Pocket-lint fully expects them to subsist every bit as big as the rest of the Moshi toys released to date, if not more so. The incident that they move about, seemingly of their acknowledge free will, is something that elect thoroughly delight smaller children. Almost as much as it did with us.
The Bobble Bots employment the same patented Hexbug nano technology to the degree that their creepy cousins, which essentially whizz with respect to on their own merry paths, no more than the major difference is they either have massive noggins; he-uuuge wobbling bonces with foreheads bigger than Ant from that in that place them Ant and Dec.
There faculty of volition be 24 Bobble Bots Moshlings available on launch, and eight of them command be available to buy individually, while some will only be able to have existence collected by buying one of the sundry playsets Innovation First is launching. They besides unlock exclusive content in the Moshi Monsters online nature, so they’ll prove an quick hit with children who subscribe to Mind Candy’s phenomenally fortunate website.
As well as the individual Moshlings, what one. retail for Ј4.99 per Bobble Bot, in that place are four starter sets, which reach with a small patch of disembark for the Bot to zip around on. There are four unique Moshlings to muster in this form, costing Ј12.99 every one .
Then there’s larger starter sets, featuring a more distant three individual characters to collect; a Bobble Bots Moshi Monsters House, what one. comes with Oddie and different wallpaper combinations according to the house itself – that will cost Ј29.99; and finally, there are four supplies that Moshi Monsters fans will instantly recognise. These one and the other have their own individual Bobble Bot and cost Ј14.99.
In action, the Bots are frenzied end somehow more graceful than the Hexbug nanos. They delightfully wend their away around the playsets, in and out of doors and bumping into one and the other other. You can definitely imagine Children formation up stories as they watch their within a little real placky friends interact.
The world of Moshi Monsters is vibrantly colourful, and in such a manner are Innovation First’s new wander. We would be hugely surprised granting that this isn’t the start of a person of consequence (else) really big for the visitor.