BattleBots: S11 E2

BattleBots: S11 E2

[BattleBots: S11 E2 is available via streaming on Discovery+.] Welcome back to BattleBots Update, the new season is now in full swing so for the next X months I’m going to be your copilot on this adventure through robot combat. How about last week’s...
BattleBots: S11 E1

BattleBots: S11 E1

[BattleBots: S11 E1 is available via streaming on Discovery+.] The skies darken. The earth quakes. The ground splits open and a hand emerges, gripping onto the soil. Another hand follows. From the depths of the robot underworld Kenny Florian pulls himself out of the...
Rediscovering “Trax: The Robot Wars”

Rediscovering “Trax: The Robot Wars”

[Click here to download Trax: The Robot Wars!] What was the first robot combat video game? Think about it. Most people will respond with the original Robot Arena for PC, released in 2001. Fans of American robot combat might suggest it was BattleBots: Beyond The...
Reviving “Metal Breakdown”

Reviving “Metal Breakdown”

[Click here to play Metal Breakdown!] [Click here to download BlueMaxima’s Flashpoint and play it if the above link doesn’t work.] The year is 2000. Bill Clinton is winding down his two-term presidency and George W. Bush is the current President-elect...
Antweight Anarchy: S1 P6

Antweight Anarchy: S1 P6

[Antweight Anarchy series 1 is available online here.] It’s finals time here on BattleBots Update! This week we’ll be wrapping series 1 of Antweight Anarchy and by the time I write my sign-off for this article a champion will be crowned in this fledgling...