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They're Telling You It's 'Just A Game' - For Now: Giant Robots Set To Battle - US vs Japan

Don't kid yourself about this just being a game. The money to design and build this nightmare doesn't just fall out of the sky. You're looking at the future of military combat.
—Ronald David Jackson
Combat robot design ideas produced by geeks for damn near free. It's a military industrialist's dream:
"We're excited to announce that MegaBots and Autodesk have teamed up to host a design and mechanical engineering competition. You'll be able to win cash and see your designs come to life as parts of our robots! "—The MegaBot "Challenge"

The Mk. II Mech, created by MegaBots Inc., is shown in a YouTube video that
challenges Suidobashi Heavy Industry to a robot fight. (YouTube / MegaBots
"The giant robots from science fiction are coming."
—Quote from the MegaBot website.

By Michael Shulman
Challenge accepted.
In video posted to YouTube, Japanese robot-maker Suidobashi Heavy Industry accepted U.S. rival MegaBots' duel, paving the way for a future "Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots"-style matchup.

MegaBots co-founders Matt Oehrlein and Gui Cavalcant threw down the robotic gauntlet in their own all-caps American video on June 30. The two men were draped in the red, white and blue flags of their homeland and dark "Top Gun"-style aviator sunglasses as they issued the challenge.

"We have a giant robot, you have a giant robot -- you know what needs to happen. We challenge you to a duel," Oehrlein says in the clip.

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