Santa gave to me:
I know. They've been called the K-Mart Transformer. But come on. With names like Leader One, Cy-Kill, and Loco, how can you go wrong with a Gobot. Plus, they were dirt cheap. So, even if they weren't as cool as Transformers, you could at least collect an army of them.
And look at this Gobot Command Center:
It looks like some sort of futuristic robot dog that could really kick some serious butt.
And lest we forget, Gobots was a cartoon. So that made them a necessity in my eyes.