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The First Giant Fighting Robot Duel was Amazing, the Future Begins Here…

The culmination of years of intensive design and construction has led to this one single moment, a moment that has seen one of the most striking images of science fiction come to life before our very eyes. The world finally has real fighting giant robots, heavy steel crafted in our own image and controlled by our own hands.

This week in an abandoned steel mill in Japan the future became juxtaposed with the present as the very first battle of the giant robots took place, a battle that introduced the world to every anime and science fiction fans dream.

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Eagle Prime: America’s Giant Fighting Robot…

Giant robots have been the mainstay of anime and manga for decades but the transition from science-fiction cartoon to reality has been far quicker than expected. Helped along by advances in robotics this transition is now happening before our very eyes.

American giant robotic company MegaBots has this week released a video featuring their latest generation megabot Eagle Prime and it looks ready to do battle with Japan’s Suidobashi Heavy Industries robot KURATAS.

This battle may already be over a year behind schedule but definite progress can be seen in the Prime Eagle. Faster and more nimble than the previous generation MegaBot the fight between the these giant robots is drawing near. Sit back relax and prepare for a demonstration of the enormous kind.

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Method-1: The South Korean Mech Warrior

The age of the Mech Warrior draws near. An age that will see human piloted giant robots doing battle, in the arena of course. South Korea is the latest country to throw its hat into the Mech Warrior ring. Developed by South Korea robotics manufacturer Korea Future Technology the Method-1 is a futurist dream come true. The future before your eyes.

America and Japan are already locked in a death stare ready for their giant robots to test each other’s metal, once enough money can be kickstarted. It turns out that shipping costs alone are a killer when dealing with giant robots. The battle has been postponed once but with a third opponent things only get more interesting.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the latest giant robot to emerge from a laboratory. The Method-1 with its nimble frame and dexterous limbs taking its first steps. Sit back relax and prepare to do battle from a mobile couch suit, hell add a fridge and I’ll call it home.

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MegaBot Team USA Kickstarter, Time to Contribute to the Destruction.

Mega sized human controlled robots have been the dream of science fiction since we began dreaming of a fantastic Utopian future. With two MegaBots now in existence it is only natural that their metal would be tested in the battle arena. Team USA threw out the challenge back in June and Suidobashi Heavy Industries of Japan accepted then upped the ante, lets go hand to hand for some melee combat mega sized.

With only a year until MegaBots go to war Team USA have decided they need to upgrade their Mark II MegaBot and they are asking for our help. Follow the link below to become a part of the Team, buy a T-Shirt or visit the MegaBot, just get involved.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the call to MegaBot arms for Team USA. Jump on-board and get involved, unless of course your on Team Japans side in which case you will need to get with the Suidobashi Program.

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