What is the Deadliest Machine of All-Time? (Heavyweight Division, Round 3)

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Not surprisingly, Megatron easily took another heavyweight round over Marvel's Sentinel. So we are upping the ante in Round 3 with a robot so horrifying, just thinking about it will give you nightmares for weeks.

Oh yes...it's Mega Maid from Spaceballs.


Stay tuned for the fourth and final rounds of the Heavyweight and Humanoid class battles later today. The winners of these final division battles will be pitted against one another in a winner-take-all, inter-divisional robo-superfight on Friday. 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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JawzX2, Boost Addict. 1.6t, 2.7tt, 4.2t

how come no one has put the Giant Warrior/God Warrior/Kyoshinhei from Nausica in the running? I'm not sure they stand a chance against Unicron on an individual basis, but if the original army of them were let loose it would be one hell of a destruction party. I still don't understand how megatron got this far, Mechagodzilla should have eliminated that POS over-complicated computer animated crap-fest in round one.