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Minecraft player builds walking death robot

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God, finally. For too long, the talented players of Minecraft have been channelling their creativity into positive pursuits. Computers, word processors (opens in new tab), all of Westeros (opens in new tab)—that sort of thing. It's about time some supervillains took the spotlight.

The Colossus is a two-legged walking attack robot, created by 'Cubehamster Innovation'. Its only purpose is destruction, and it achieves this with sequential missile launcher and "double mini-Nuke cannons". It's basically Metal Gear Rex, only made of slime and pistons.

The impressive part is that the Colossus was made without the use of mods or command blocks—the tools that would make a giant death machine a little easier to build and operate. That also explains why its movement is so juddery and limited. Still, restrictions aside, it's bad news for the village in the direct path of this video.

You can download the Colossus here (opens in new tab). See this video for operation instructions (opens in new tab). This isn't Cubehamster's first death machine. Here's a four-legged dino-bot (opens in new tab) (also with missiles).

Thanks, Kotaku (opens in new tab).

Phil has been writing for PC Gamer for nearly a decade, starting out as a freelance writer covering everything from free games to MMOs. He eventually joined full-time as a news writer, before moving to the magazine to review immersive sims, RPGs and Hitman games. Now he leads PC Gamer's UK team, but still sometimes finds the time to write about his ongoing obsessions with Destiny 2, GTA Online and Apex Legends. When he's not levelling up battle passes, he's checking out the latest tactics game or dipping back into Guild Wars 2. He's largely responsible for the whole Tub Geralt thing, but still isn't sorry.