Voltron, this is not. "Epic" robot duel last week was staged, shot over three days to get usable footage. The post Much-Anticipated Giant Robot Fight Was Staged, Took 3 Days to Film appeared first on ExtremeTech.
The USA and Japan just went head-to-head in a giant robot fight. The robots were piloted by their creators who agreed to the fight two years ago. In the first match, USA's Iron Glory went up against Japan's Kuratas. Iron Glory was knocked...Show More Summary
Many, many things about living in the future have actually turned out to be pretty terrible, but at least we get to live in a world where giant robots are punching each other for our entertainment. We've gotta take our wins where we can get them, I guess.
In scenes reminiscent of films like "Transformers", a giant US robot fighting machine swung a "chainsaw sword" to chop a Japanese opponent into submission in a battle watched by tens of thousands online.
America and Japan squared off in robot combat last night over the course of two fights. In a first-of-its-kind event the Japanese robot, Kuratas, took on America’s Iron Glory in one bout, and Eagle Prime in another. This was an event for the ages, with more than a few surprises in each contest. Show More Summary
The world's first giant combat robot duel just happened on Tuesday, Oct. 17, pitting America and Japan against each other in a Twitch-livestreamed battle for the ages. Representing the United States were two epic robots from MegaBots Inc., founded by Matt Oehrlein and Gui Cavalcanti. Show More Summary
In 2015, the American robotics company MegaBots Inc. and their giant Mk.III fighting robot issued a challenge to the Japanese Suidobashi Heavy Industry and their Kuratas mech to an epic duel and they respectfully responded with a definite yes. The wild robotic war finally went down this year and Megabots posted footage of all of...
The U.S.-based Megabots team challenged Japan's Suidobashi to the "world's first giant robot duel."
On Tuesday, October 17, the first real-life giant robot duel was streamed on the Twitch channel of the American company Megabots Inc., New Atlas reports. The duel pitted the machines created by MegaBots against the Suidobashi Heavy Industries’ Kuratas robot from Japan. The streaming started at 3 a.m. Show More Summary
There are two fights: One between Iron Glory and Kuratas at around 7:18, and the other much more interesting one between Eagle Prime and Kuratas at 12:52. From Megabots: BEHOLD, THE WORLD’S FIRST GIANT ROBOT DUEL, BETWEEN MEGABOTS, INC...Show More Summary
Two years ago, the U.S. company Megabots challenged Suidobashi Heavy Industry to a giant robot battle. The Japanese company agreed to pit their robots against the Americans. It took some time to get the robots ready, but the time finally came. Show More Summary
Where were you on the day of the world's first giant robot duel? Maybe you were working at your desk, brushing your teeth, labouring over your tax return, ironing the perfect pleat in tomorrow's pants. Meanwhile, giant robots were chainsawing other to shreds in a Japanese shed. SEE ALSO: Robotics expert Dr. Show More Summary
Watch live video from MegaBotsInc on www.twitch.tv [The Duel starts at 9PM Central!] In 2012, the world was introduced to KURATAS, a giant 9,000 lbs piloted mech robot by Suidobashi Heavy Industries from Japan. The KURATAS was very much a prototype at the time and dubbed more as an "art piece" by its creators. Show More Summary
American startup MegaBots hopes to turn piloted giant robot fighting into a profitable sports league.
An oversized robot battle two years in the making is about to reach its metal-shredding climax, with the USA vs Japan giant robot duel to take place on Tuesday, Pacific Time. Sci-fi lovers have waited patiently since the folks behind...Show More Summary
In popular culture, ‘mecha’ is a term usually used to refer to the giant robots of science fiction. The term originated in Japan, as an abbreviation of the word ‘mechanical’, and is associated with franchises like Pacific Rim or BattleTech. For decades fans of this genre have imagined what a fight between giant robots would look like in real life. Show More Summary
Yes, this is real. Two gigantic robots will battle each other Gundam-style for our amusement — and it will be streamed. On Oct. 17, the colossal robots Eagle Prime and Kuratas will meet in a violent duel. At least, that's when you can watch a stream of their battle that will last for days. Show More Summary
It began two years ago when MegaBots co-founders Matt Oehrlein and Gui Cavalcanti donned American flags as capes and challenged Suidobashi Heavy Industries to a giant robot duel in a YouTube video that immediately went viral. The battle proposed: MegaBots’ 15-foot tall, 1,200-pound MK2 robot vs. Show More Summary
MegaBot Inc. has created the Eagle Prime, a MK3-class robot that is built to fight. Equipped with two pilots, the Eagle Prime will be going head to head against Team Japan in the Giant Robot Duel. Follow Tech Insider: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »
If you’ve been following Geeks are Sexy for a while, I’m sure you’re aware of the giant fighting robot duel that’s supposed to happen between USA’s MegaBots and Japan’s Suidobashi Heavy Industries. The fight has been delayed for over...Show More Summary