Dara O'Briain and Angela Scanlon host the launch show for the revival of the mechanical mayhem. Eight robots compete in two initial group stage battles with four progressing to head-to-head bouts before the heat final.
In tonight's battles a team of engineering students unveil their machine which can move easily in any direction, a group of holiday camp staff launch their 'bot and a father and son team has a robot with giant claws.
Dara O'Briain and Angela Scanlon present the grand final of the rebooted robotic combat series. The five heat winners will be joined by a wild-card entrant, selected by the judges, to battle it out for the championship.