The USA is taking on Japan in a giant robot duel you can watch next Tuesday
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Weve been waiting a long time to see the worlds first giant robot duel, and next week well finally get to watch the metal-on-metal action. If youve forgotten the background, all the way back in July 2015 a US team of engineers (MegaBots Inc.) challenged their Japanese rivals (Suidobashi Heavy Industry) to a fight, but the difficulty in finding a venue and upgrading the robots has delayed the bout. Well, next Tuesday, October 17th at 7PM PT, the duel will finally be streamed on Twitch for all to see.
It wont be a live event though. In a press release, MegaBots Inc, said that the duel consisted of multiple rounds of fighting, and that in order to give the teams time to repair their bots, the rounds were spread out over several…