Will buying an iRobot Roomba vacuum one day lead to the Terminator-like annihilation of the human race? All that’s certain is that the fascination with robots is on the rise. Meet some of them in these popular robot-themed apps.Apple apps Cordy (Free)* — Cordy is a cute little robot, zooming though a challenging world with incredible graphics, collecting energy and having fun. (Mobilewalla score: 97/100) Blastron (Free)* — Blastron is a world where robots fight each other and the victors grow in power, collecting treasures and upgrading their capabilities until they are unstoppable. (Score: 94/100) Robot Wants Kitty (Free) — A sad robot needs a friend, and just out of his reach is a sweet little kitty. Help him destroy all obstacles and get his kitty in this old-school-style game (Score: 78/100) Robot Bros Free (Free) — This game features robot brothers who must work together to solve puzzles using strategy and special powers. (Score: 76/100) Toca Robot Lab ($2.99) — This robot game is just for kids. Your child can build his or her own robot in the Toca Robot Lab and then send that robot on a mission to earn rewards. (Score: 74/100)Android apps Stop the Robots (Free)* — Stop the Robots is a wall-defense game set in a colorful cartoon world with a fun assortment of obstacles and weapons to fight the invading horde. (Mobilewalla score: 99/100) Robot Unicorn Attack 2 (Free)* — This worthy sequel to Robot Unicorn Attack features more of the music, stunning graphics and joyful game play that made the original a hit. (Score: 98/100) Tiny Robots (Free) — Tiny Robots features an alien robot invasion. Protect your planet from this scourge or it will steal the source of all life. (Score: 89/100) Battle Robots! (Free)* — In this app you fight other robots and become stronger as you steal parts from your defeated opponents. The free game includes 120 battles. (Score: 84/100) Shoot Many Robots (Free)* — This humorous running and shooting game focuses on a hillbilly destroying all manner of armed robots at a breakneck pace. (Score: 75/100) *Available on Apple and Android
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