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. The robots, which are piloted by humans, will attempt to topple each other.
This match has been two years in the making. In 2015, Megabots Inc. — a group of U.S. engineers that endeavor to build massive “fighting robots of science fiction, video games and movies” — challenged the Japanese robot Kuratas, built by Suidobashi Heavy Industries. Read more…