What would be cooler than commanding fierce beasts to battle against other beasts, as you do in Pokémon? Easy. If the beasts were lego mechs instead -- mechs which can be piloted.
Does anything else need to be said, really? Check out these "Poke-Mecha" of the final evolutions of the original three starters Stormbringer, originally posted on Flicker a few months ago. They took a whole three months to put together -- but judging from the results, it was worth it.
(Via Laughing Squid)