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3 ways the technology used on Robot Wars has advanced since the original series

Take a look at three of the main ways the technology used by the robots seen on Robot Wars has advanced since the series' original run.

01/08/2016 20:30

New series of Robot Wars debuts to positive reviews and two million viewers

The brand new series of Robot Wars debuted last night, with fans of the show responding positively. The first episode attracted 2 million viewers on BBC Two according to overnight figures.

25/07/2016 19:43

Robot Wars is heading to DVD, Blu-ray and Digital HD later this year

The new series of Robot Wars will be heading to home media, including Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD later in 2016, thanks to a partnership with Dazzler Films.

23/07/2016 11:55

Here's how the new series of Robot Wars is going to work

The new series of Robot Wars will work slightly differently to previous ones. A mini-league system has been introduced and each heat will feature more battles than ever before.

07/07/2016 19:55

Full competitor list for the new series of Robot Wars revealed

The complete list of all 40 robots set to appear in the new series of Robot Wars has been revealed, with some old and new faces joining the line up.

07/07/2016 19:22

Teaser trailers begin airing on BBC Channels ahead of Robot Wars launch

Teaser trailers and a launch trailer have started to air on BBC channels ahead of Robot Wars' return to screens in Summer 2016.

04/07/2016 22:04

Updated House Robots revealed for new series of Robot Wars

The BBC has revealed what the updated and upgraded House Robots will look like when Robot Wars returns to our screen this summer. Sir Killalot, Dead Metal, Matilda and Shunt are all returning.

23/06/2016 20:42

New teaser clips hint at the return of the House Robots for new series of Robot Wars

Ahead of filming for the new series of Robot Wars getting underway, Mentorn have released short teaser clips hinting that the classic House Robots will be returning.

24/02/2016 16:58

New series of Robot Wars confirmed to be filming in new arena in Renfrew, Scotland

The filming location for the new series of Robot Wars has been confirmed to be on an industrial estate in Renfrew, Scotland, not far from Glasgow.

08/02/2016 16:45

Dara O Briain and Angela Scanlon confirmed to present new series of Robot Wars

Irish comedian and Mock the Week host Dara O Briain has been confirmed as the new host of Robot Wars. He will be joined by fellow Irish presenter Angela Scanlon.

07/02/2016 16:25

Robot Wars gets new series on BBC TWO, reboot to air in 2016

Robot Wars has been commissioned for a new six episode series which will air on BBC TWO later in 2016.

13/01/2016 13:31

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