Watch the Muhammad Ali of BattleBots Destroy Everything in Its Path

There are "battle bots" and then there are "utter, one-sided destruction bots." The two-wheeled harbinger of destruction called Last Rites fits in that second category. Powered by an over-volted golf cart motor and wielding a spinning hammer-blade of doom, it's really a force to behold. And the folks over at Distort » 6/27/13 9:45am 6/27/13 9:45am

RoboGames 2010: The Greatest Hits, Literally

Here is an excellent video of the best smashes, spins, and spark-ups from this year's RoboGames, recorded at 300fps with a Casio Exilim EX-F1. It's like Planet Earth, but instead of funky little bugs it's funky little battle bots. [Make] » 5/08/10 11:00am 5/08/10 11:00am

Casio EX-F1 Captures Battlebot Devastation In Super Slow-Mo

Our friend Robert Woodhead is at it again: He took his battlin' bot Totally Offensive—and his trusty Casio Exilim EX-F1—to Carolina Combat Robots for some "test procedures" in preparation for the RoboGames in San Francisco June 13-15. End result: Mayhem ensuing at 300 frames per second, with some sparks flying, some… » 5/29/08 9:00pm 5/29/08 9:00pm

Pleo Gets Thrashed at the Hands of a Battlebot

At Maker Faire 2008, a group of carnage-loving individuals pitted the 2007 Holiday Toy Darling Pleo against the heavy duty battle bot, Vicious Verdict, in a no holds barred competition. Needless to say, the sniff-n-grunt capability of the Pleo was no match for the blade-equipped bot, which turned Pleo into fillet meat. … » 5/09/08 10:00pm 5/09/08 10:00pm