Real-Life Giant Fighting Robots? Yes Please!

Heated battles between hulking robots—sounds like the plot of an action movie. But it’s also the plan for MegaBots, which wants to pit 15-foot-tall robots, each seating two pilots, in crazy paintball (more like paint-cannonball) fights. For the time being though, they’re just demonstrating one MegaBot prototype. Watch it in action in this video, created by our partner Portico.

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