Fun with Hexbug Robots

Hexbug, a brand of toy automatons, entered the toy industry in 2007. Their goal was to give children a positive experience with robotics at a young age. Not just kids but also the adults were drawn to the realistic bug-like attributes of their micro robotic creatures. Now, they have more than 100 varieties, ranging from buildable playsets to battling robots.

Let’s talk about some of the top Hexbug robots as the company continues to spark imaginations with their innovative technology.

Where to Buy
HEXBUG Scorpion, Electronic Autonomous Robotic Pet, Ages 8 and Up (Random Color)
Hexbug Spider, Random Color
HEXBUG BattleBots Arena Minotaur & Tombstone - Battle Bot with Arena Game Board and Accessories - Remote Controlled Toy for Kids - Batteries Included with Hex Bug Robot Set
HEXBUG VEX Robotics Catapult
HEXBUG BattleBots Build Your Own Bot Tank Drive, Toys for Kids, Fun Battle Bot Hex Bugs

1. HEXBUG Scorpion, Electronic Autonomous Robotic Pet

As the name suggests, this one is a scorpion shaped electronic autonomous robot that you can also make your pet. You or your kids can get entertained with it for hours. It is lightning fast and comes with batteries, so you don’t have to spend any extra money. Use it to scare your buddies or explore every area of your home (where you cannot enter).

Due to its realistic bouncing action of the tail, everyone thinks it is alive! It is available in six different colors, but you will get a random one during shipping.

2. Hexbug Spider

If you have already collected the hexbug scorpion and want to try out another realistic bot, then hexbug spider is a great option to go for. It comes with a dual-channel IR remote control that makes it easy for you to control your little robot friend. Moreover, it features a 360° rotating head that increases the fun. You can crawl it in any direction.

Hexbug spider is so portable and compact that it easily fits in your hand. The package also contains batteries. It comes in collectible colors – you will get a random one from four different colors during shipping.

3. HEXBUG BattleBots Arena Minotaur & Tombstone

Are you a fan of America’s epic robot-fighting series, BattleBots? Do you love seeing robots fight each other in the battle arena? If you do, then you should definitely get your hands on these BattleBots toys by Hexbug. Inspired by BattleBots series, these little robots are named Tombstone and Minotaur. These are designed for both girls and boys eight years or older.

The package contains two push activated pulverizing hammers, realistic protective walls, and fold-out game board. For a more realistic battle fight, the robots are equipped with magnetic armor pieces to simulate battle damage

You can get these little robots for your kids to help develop their hand-eye coordination and create a healthy and fun environment for competition. Moreover, the bots come with LR44 button cells and AAA batteries.

4. HEXBUG VEX Robotics Catapult

It is fun to watch catapults in action in the movies, but do you want to experience it in real life? With Hexbug VEX catapult, you can. It is equipped with a ratcheting winch that allows you to control the distance projectiles are thrown. All you have to do is crank the winch to its maximum tension, and its ball will hurl over 10 feet!

Your kid can learn important lessons from this robotic catapult, for example, about variable shot power and how machines store kinetic energy.

5. HEXBUG BattleBots Build Your Own Bot Tank Drive

If you want your kids to learn creativity, then you should get them these BattleBots by Hexbug. They can create their own unique, creative design with the help of Snap-on customizable weaponry. Moreover, it features a tank tread drive base to give your robot serious pushing power.

The best thing is that they are also compatible with all other Build Your Own BattleBots Accessory packs. This means endless combinations and creativity!

Where to Buy
HEXBUG nano Nitro 5 Pack - Sensory Vibration Toys for Kids and Cats - Tiny HEX BUG Children’s Toy Technology with Batteries Included - Multicolor
HEXBUG Gladiators Battling Robots Stadium
HEXBUG Fire Ant, Colors may vary
HEXBUG Battle Spider 2.0 Dual Pack
HEXBUG VEX Balancing Boxing Bots 2-Pack

6. HEXBUG Nano Nitro 5 Pack

These Hexbug nanobots are always juiced up and ready for action. HexbugNano Nitro is faster than ever at covering more ground than ever. They crawl on the floor using vibration powered technology. Also, they can scale tubes and navigate around corners.

Do you also own a pet cat or kitten? It will be thrilled by nano bots too. Although they are designed for ages three and up, boys and girls of all ages can be entertained by them. The fun part is that these nanobots glow in the dark, making everything more entertaining.

7. HEXBUG Gladiators Battling Robots Stadium

What can be more fun than seeing three robots fighting each other in a stadium? This pack contains three Hexbug Gladiators, named Luminon, Promethor, and Hermitech. You or your kids can also customize them according to their desire as these bots come with assorted armor and Weaponry Included.

Moreover, the package includes batteries and a tri-lobe Stadium.

8. HEXBUG Fire Ant

This one is a high-tech, high-speed robotic creature made by Hexbug that you or your kids can easily control with the help of IR remote control. Fire ant robot’s design was carefully chosen by Hexbug’s engineers to be creative enough so the kids can think about the science behind these robots.

These robots are available in five amazing colors, including orange, red, blue, green, and magenta. It is quite easy to use – all you need to do is power it on and take it off with the included IR remote control. If you want to race with your friend, then you can pair another fire ant to a Channel 2 Remote and take off racing.

An excellent choice for ages eight years and up.

9. HEXBUG Battle Spider 2.0 Dual Pack

We already reviewed the Hexbug Battle Spider version one above, now let’s talk about version 2.0. It comes with a four-channel remote control for each spider. One Battle Spider 2.0 is orange, and the other one is blue. Moreover, the bots feature damage detectors that measure each hit to ensure every match ends with one bot standing.

The best thing about these bots is that they recoil and react with every impact shot, which makes them more realistic!

10. HEXBUG VEX Balancing Boxing Bots 2-Pack

Hexbug VEX balancing boxing bots have 615+ snap together pieces that allow you or your kids to be creative. As this is a 2-pack, both you and your friend can play together and have fun. When in a battle arena with your favorite VEX boxing bot, deliver action-packed swift uppercuts and jabs to your opponent. You need 12 AA batteries to power up these bots (not included in the package).

Where to Buy
HEXBUG Battle Ground Tarantula - Ships Assorted
HEXBUG Ring Racer - Assorted Colors
HEXBUG Remote Control Dragon - Rechargeable Toy for Kids - Adjustable Robotic Dinosaur Figure - Colors May Vary
HEXBUG Mouse Robotic Cat Toy (GREY)

11. HEXBUG Beetle

Hexbug beetle is a micro robotic creature that will travel in a straight line until it hits an obstacle. Although its bump sensor feelers make sure to avoid obstacles as much as possible, you never know when it hits something. But don’t worry, if you see that the creature is about to hit something, you can clap your hands, and it will change its direction instantly.

It is so compact and portable that it can easily fit in the palm of your hands. Hexbug beetle is available in three cool colors, including pink, green, and blue. Also, it comes with two button cell batteries.

12. HEXBUG Battle Ground Tarantula – Ships Assorted

Hexbug Battle Ground Tarantula is one mysterious battling robot that isn’t just unique in design but also features futuristic voice and life-like movements. Watch it recoil and reach when it hits and shoots – you will definitely enjoy it.

You can easily control it using the included IR remote control. Moreover, it is equipped with hi-tech sensors that measure each hit. It is available in two colors (orange and blue), but you will get a random one during shipping. Batteries are also included in the package.

13. HEXBUG Ring Racer

If you are a fan of sci-fi and everything robotic, then you will love Hexbug Ring Racer. It spins, tumbles, and flips over – at a whopping 360°! It is a self-stabilizing robot that runs on dual spinning rings and features dual speed settings to choose from. You can either drive it in regular mode or blast it off into turbo mode for extreme speed and power.

In short, this amazing robotic creature is nothing like you’ve seen before! Enjoy, and have fun.

14. HEXBUG Remote Control Dragon

Are you a fan of dragons, and especially robots? If you are, then don’t wait any longer and get your hands on this remote control dragon robot by Hexbug. It is equipped with flexible and adjustable wings that you can control via remote control. Moreover, the dragon has rubber rotating paws for better traction.

It has such life-like movements that your friends might think it is alive. The package also contains rechargeable lithium batteries.

15. HEXBUG Mouse Robotic Cat Toy

Want to tease your buddies or play with your furry little pet friend? Get this robotic mouse by Hexbug. It features realistic random movements, such as starting, stopping, and pausing, just like a real mouse. The best part is that it is equipped with high-tech sensors that allow the mouse to navigate around the objects, find its way out of every corner, and flip back from its back to its feet.

If you have a pet cat at home that you want to play with, then just leave this robotic mouse near it and see how your furry friend gets confused. Furthermore, it is not suitable to be used on thick rugs and carpets.

Wrap Up

If you or your kids love playing with remote control robots and find it entertaining, then treat yourself with one of the Hexbug robots we have listed above. They are all entertaining and futuristic at the same time. So which robot are you going to buy now?