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January 27, 2014 AT 4:00 pm

Remote-controlled GameCube robot makes your childhood dreams come true #legos #robotics

Well, this is one way to use your old gaming systems! Via thenextweb.

Joshua Vasquez didn’t want to just throw his old GameCube away; he wanted to turn it into a robot. He threw in a few 10,000 RPM brushless motors, a transmission that could handle them, and a gear reduction to slow down the LEGO tires to an acceptable pace.

As you can see, the final result is pretty awesome: while it (sadly) can’t play games anymore, the robot is quick and has plenty of torque.

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