What Is The Deadliest Machine Of All-Time? (Heavyweight Division, Round 2)

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Megatron walked away with a victory over Mechagodzilla in Round 1 of the Heavyweight Division, but today he faces a formidable opponent from Marvel comics—the Sentinel.

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Stay tuned for Round 3 of the Humanoid Division Battle later today. Cast your votes and feel free to suggest a new opponent in the comments.

This tournament poll of the world's deadliest robots was proposed to us by our friend PW Singer, author of Wired for War: The Robotics Revolution and Conflict in the 21st Century which we covered last March. Stay tuned for more of the tournament, more from Singer, and for more scary-ass robots wreaking havoc on fleshy humans and metallic adversaries alike.

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kaisermachead
kaisermachead

The Sentinels are along the lines of the Iron Giant. Some are self aware, can reassemble themselves after sustaining heavy damage, and can learn from their opponents. Tough choice...

But then again, Hugh Jackman beheaded one in the Danger Room simulation scene in The Last Stand...

I'm going to have to go with Mechagodzilla, yet again.