USA’s MegaBots Inc issued a challenge to Suidobashi Heavy Industry, Japanese robotics manufacturer, to a giant, epic, ROBOT DUEL (hype intensifies).

The challenge was issued in a YouTube video, along with footage of an immense robot with paintball cannons attached, piloted by two people.

“Suidobashi, we have a giant robot, you have a giant robot … you know what needs to happen … we challenge you to a duel. Both of our robots will need modifications to become combat ready”, said Megabots representatives.

Suidobashi robot Kuratas is a highly-magnificent human-piloted fighting machine. It has twin gatling guns, an advanced targeting system and a heads-up display for the pilots.

However, MegaBots Inc’s Mark II, a 12,000 pounds of gasoline-powered fury might have an upper hand with its really big paintball guns. Which of the¬†robots will reign supreme?

Founders Andrew Stroup, Gui Cavalcanti and Matt Oehrlein, told Vice in 2014 that they wanted to start a new sport: Immense humanoid robots driven by humans, battling it out in front of a stadium audience.

In the video, Megabots representatives lay the challenge down in no uncertain terms.


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