The WowWee Miposaur is just a bundle of engineering and technological goodness rolled into one little package. There are some missteps, specifically when it comes to control, but the overall plethora of control options means you can just disregard it. Check out our list of robot toys for kids to learn more and choose the right robot!\r\n\r\nWhy We Like It - Michael Iaboni\r\nThe WoWee Miposaur is a fun robot dinosaur for any kid or tech enthusiast. It has functions and controls galore, a lot of character (it\u2019ll just start roaming by itself if it gets annoyed about you taking too long to give it commands or look up instructions), and is fully controllable via the included app. If you're looking for an MMO stress test have a look at our review on the Elder scrolls online stress test = requesting character load.\r\n\r\n\r\nPerformance\r\nThe WoWee Miposaur robot dinosaur can be controlled via hand gestures, the included ball, or via the miposaur app available for both iOS and Android. Or it can explore its surroundings by itself, and more than happy to do so. It\u2019ll bump into things, naturally, but it\u2019s fun watching it learn the layout of your house, and eventually it won\u2019t bump into anything. The hand gestures are hit and miss most of the time, which is unfortunate, but the app and ball control like a dream. Try the Really RAD Robot Toy for Kids if learning robots aren\u2019t really your cup of tea.\r\nDesign\r\nThe WowWee Miposaur isn\u2019t exactly trying hard to resemble the dinosaur that it\u2019s supposed to be, which is unfortunate, but it does look dinosaur-ish, just not Jurassic Park level. You could probably make money redesigning it to look more real. Try the Top Race Robot Dog for kids if you want something more life-like. On its back is an LED that changes colour depending on the Miposaur's mood. Orange for excited, blue for curious, and red for annoyed. On the bottom is where the batteries go, and not only do they last a while, they are protected by heavy-duty crosshead screws so they have virtually no chance of falling out.\r\nValue\r\nThe WowWee Miposaur currently retails on amazon.com for $150.00. If you\u2019re on a budget but still want a fun robot toy, please try the Sikaye RC Robot Toy for Kids. Unfortunately, WowWee does not offer replacement parts for the Miposaur, so you have to be extra careful when you\u2019re playing with it. If you have two Miposaurs they can battle each other, which is really cool, but it can become very hard to control for some reason even if there are two of you each controlling a Miposaur.\r\nMichael Iaboni Wrap Up\r\nIf you pretend that the Miposaur just doesn\u2019t respond to hand gestures, because you won\u2019t be using them very often because they\u2019re unreliable, then the Miposaur is a great little toy that will marvel both children and adults alike. It offers a ton of interaction for the money and the other control options work like a dream.