After Dinner – Let's Rumble! (Video link)

We mentioned in a previous post that after three days of intense robot battles, the competitors here in Japan like to relax with a nice meal, lots of beer, some sake, and several hours of additional robot rumble competitions. The March Hare, who runs the popular Robot-Fan website here in Japan, just posted a great […]

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Robo-One Robot Rumble (Video)

At the end of each Robo-One event, they usually stage a robot rumble where all the top robots vie with each other to push their competitiors out of the ring. This afternoon marked the end of three hectic days of Robo-One competitions, and, as usual, a really exciting and interesting robot rumble was staged.

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Roomba Rumble!

Annlee Newitz referees a Roomba fight, with Simon Willison ready to catch the loser. Originally uploaded by Geodog.Who would have thought that some day we’d get our kicks by pitting vacuum cleaners against each other in the ring?

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RoboFight 11 in Osaka Video Stream (Video)

Looks like Iwaki-san and our Robot Force friends down in Osaka had another a blast at RoboFight 11 on Saturday. RoboFight follows the basic ROBO-ONE guidlines and intent, but opens up the physical rules a bit to allow more players to participate. That results in some really fun, and delightful battles. Here are some of […]

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