I4U News reports that Megbots wants to make the giant robot tournament a reality, and the help of fans is once again needed. Megabots launched a new crowd funding campaign on Kickstarter with the goal to raise $950,000. Check out their video.
Unfortunately, not being able to accidentally bisect, maim, or otherwise splatter the opposing pilot is kind of an impediment to this.
Swinging around a literal ton of metal and bashing it against another literal ton of metal is a pretty reasonable recipe for disaster and as metal as it sounds, I don't think anyone involved actually wants to have something hit them the wrong way and wind up relocating their innards to the outside.