Fighting Robots

These are robots which I classify as being used to compete for fun or sport however they are large robots and not the smaller ones used for home entertainment. MegaBots / Great Metal / FutureWise /      

MegaBots News

Credit: MegaBots Inc. This page will serve as a component to Real Life Robots so that I can update you on MegaBots without creating a new issue for every new video or announcement they make.  MegaBots Kickstarter Cancelled? Iron Glory vs. Eagle Prime MegaBots Kickstarter, launched and failed Book A Ride RoboDrill An article on…

MegaBots Kickstarter Cancelled?

Credit: MegaBots Inc MegaBots has been up to some pretty interesting ventures in the past 2 weeks. They’ve been testing their new weapons, a knife and spear, as well as sparing robots against each other for fun and fans. Credit: MegaBots Inc          Hydraulic fluid for everyone; bring a bucket and tell your friends. But that…

RoboDrill

I found this article on the recent robot duel which had information that I hadn’t heard of before regarding the future of the robot fighting league MegaBots imagines. A modification they want to make to the robots is to standardize the cockpits and make them safer while another is to create modular parts which would…

Eagle Prime vs. Kuratas: Aftermath

I just watched the Eagle Prime vs. Kuratas bout and my feelings are a bit mixed. On the one hand the first round was disappointing but the second round was very engaging. The best way to describe the fighting for those about to watch would be as follows. If you’re expecting fast paced action then…

Eagle Prime vs. Kuratas

Credit: MegaBots Inc The original gentlemanly declaration to engage in mechanized melee.    The time we have all eagerly waited for has finally arrived and the wait has been sweetened with every sneak peak and shot of vehicular carnage. Billed as the “World’s First Giant Robot Fight”, the upcoming bout (will there be rounds?) between…

Real Life Robots – A Mechanical Menagerie Special Series

These are supposed to be only Real Life Robots articles but for the sake of ease these robot related articles will go here. Real Life Robots #3: Prosthesis Furrion Exo-Bionics: developed the Prosthesis mech for competitive racing Real Life Robots #2: A New Chinese Contender, FutureWise FutureWise: invented the giant robot xx21 METHOD-1 A mechanized…

MegaBots Mk. III

nesacera / 123RF Stock Photo Did anyone actually forget about MegaBots by the way? I didn’t think so. Well they are back with a brand new design, the Mk. III. This design was outfitted with arms strong enough to lift an average car and not like a forklift either. It uses its hands, which resemble…

MegaBots

There is a company called MegaBots Inc. that is trying to create real life mech battles. For the unaware, mechs are giant robots that use weapons to fight one another in death matches across countless wars from planet to planet in a no-holds bar style of vicious and relentless mechanical mayhem. Or at least that…