American firm MegaBots, which builds giant fighting robots, is gearing up for an epic battle against a creation from its Japanese rival Suidobashi Heavy Industry.
San Francisco Bay area-based MegaBots threw down the gauntlet in a YouTube video last month, pitting its 12,000-pound Mark II robot against Suidobashi’s Kuratas machine.
“You have a giant robot, we have a giant robot – we have a duty to the science fiction lovers of this world to fight them to the death,” growled MegaBots, in a YouTube post accompanying the video.
“Prepare yourselves, and name the battlefield. In one year, we fight.” More