BattleBots: Champions E3

BattleBots: Champions E3

We’re in the middle of BattleBots: Champions here on The Update, a miniseries that’s a loose follow-up to last season’s Bounty Hunters. Each episode is like a miniature tournament of its own with eight participants and the winner faces off against a...
BattleBots: Bounty Hunters E3

BattleBots: Bounty Hunters E3

[BattleBots: Bounty Hunters is available on Discovery+.] Boy did I sure pick a bad time to rewind the clock and revisit Bounty Hunters! BattleBots has been posting some teasers of the 2021 season’s post-season content and meanwhile I’m over here writing...
BattleBots: S11 E9

BattleBots: S11 E9

[BattleBots: S11 E9 is available via streaming on Discovery+.] Welcome back to BattleBots Update, the only satirical comedy blog whose posts average about 85% upvoted on Reddit. That’s a solid B; we’re keeping this momentum going regardless of whether or...
BattleBots: S11 E5

BattleBots: S11 E5

[BattleBots: S11 E5 is available via streaming on Discovery+.] Every iteration of BattleBots Update has been “brought to you by” someone different each week it seems. This time The Update is brought to you by COVID-19. Yeah, I managed to dodge it for two years but the...
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...