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With all the Ken Block  news we have been posting lately, it seems only appropriate to add the DC Shoes Ken Block Gymkhaha Five video that just came out. Seems like 4 was just released, so I’m surprised to see 5 out soo quickly.

For those living under a rock, here is Gymkhana 5:

Maybe this is what it looked like when the pyramids were being built? Or maybe this is what it will look like when the aliens come back? From the looks of this video, they may be already here, and just a little smaller than we thought. The video starts off a little slow, but there are some really cool effects being done. Click through to watch the video..
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fps russia

OK.. this is pretty crazy. For the record, we don’t condone, recommend or suggest anyone do this EVER! Not even this guy! But.. since it’s been done, the FPS Russia guy never fails to surprise with the insane creations they come up with. The fact that he’s got a quadcopter that can even lift a machine gun! I’m guessing he is NOT the guy flying. Flying a loaded machine gun around, aiming it at yourself and others, all under remote control that as well all know isn’t perfect or flawless. Watching it closely… it all looks pretty fake.. he’s looking away, and it’s flying around on it’s own. Either way.. it’s interesting to watch..

Click through the break to see the embedded video.

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I saw this a couple of days ago. The amazing thing isn’t the amount of times he films catching these planes, but the places he stands while flying. This guy really gets around!

For those that haven’t seen this guys vids before, the end is a classic. I won’t spoil it for ya though. But if your bored with the video, make sure to at least jump to the 1:41 mark and watch from there.

It’s a promotional video put out by Traxxas talking about safety and things like that. At the end they slam the Traxxas XO-1 into a car door and it just disintegrates! We should of did this to ours before we gave it away! LOL.

motorstorm rc Probably the only reason to own a PS Vita is that the new MotorStorm RC game is FREE to download and play for North America folks for a short time. (Thanks to a Toyota and Scion promotion) The best thing about the game, is the included skatepark bashing that you can see at the beginning of the following video!

It’s an interesting looking game, but the skatepark stuff is what makes me actually want to get it. Anyone out there own a PS Vita yet? Played it? Let us know in the comments…

A couple of weeks ago we posted a bunch of pictures from the Motorama 2012 event. We just got word from our Hobbico friends of a video they just released from the show. Enjoy!

Our man Igor posted a few short Nuremberg Toy Fair videos up for us to enjoy. We have the Traxxas XO-1 on their custom Dyno showing off some top speed numbers. We then have the MCD Brushless 1/5 scale Race Runner V4 leaving some rubber on the carpeting. And finally the Böhm Stirling Car A4 which was this crazy steam powered contraption.

Traxxas XO-1 Dyno Test Video

Don’t forget to click past the break to see the other videos

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Being both a fan of all things RC as well as artificial intelligence and robotics, this video is impressive on a lot of levels. they call it a Swarm of Nano Quadrotors.

I for one welcome our robot overlords. We will be playing real life Galaga very soon! Someone get me a ship that shoots nerf balls at these things!

Often readers send us their bashing videos, but rarely do we think they are good enough to post. This one from Shawn K. really stood out. Thanks for sending it in Shawn!

Enjoy!

Think you have a video worthy? Drop us a line.. maybe we’ll post it.

About once a month or so, someone will email me a link to this video. It usually goes something like ‘Dude have you seen this?!’
Not that I mind.. it’s a cool video, and I like being reminded it exists. So why not share with anyone who may not of seen it right?

Thanks to everyone that has sent this in!

The folks over at  DuraTrax just released a teaser video for the new Duratrax DXR8-E! Enjoy!

More info as soon as we nail down some details.. you can check out the Duratrax Website, but there is no new information yet.

HPI Racing just posted a video of some of their testing of the HPI 5B Flux.
I know lots of people have been clamoring since there are kits that already let you convert your 5B to a brushless, they would of rather seen a 4×4 5th scale, but having it come direct from the factory brushless is a nice feature.