For the Story level, See: Machine Wars (Story)
The Machine Wars were a series of conflicts that occured in the far-future.


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A rebel assault on Mars Prison.

The Machine Wars were sub-wars of the TimeSplitters War. This war involved the opposing forces of the Robots and the Cyborgs.

The Cyborgs serve as the protagonists in the war. Their forces are made up of mechanically augmented humans and lead by Mordecai Jones.

The Robots are the spawn of UltraNet - the latest incarnation of Jacob Crow's twisted corporations - and are allied with the TimeSplitters.

Robots used In the Machine Wars

The Machine Wars saw many fascinating technological developments by UltraNet. The following series of Robots were in circulation during the war:

  • The GOLIATH Series - A giant mech robot used for heavy combat. Armed with a minigun and rocket launcher.
  • The INSETICK Series - A light, mobile combat droid.
  • The Med-Unit Series - A robot used to heal soldiers.
  • The PROMETHEUS Series - Fighting robots heavier in build than the INSETICKs, with bulky, round armor plating.
  • The R-100 Series - Heavy war robots, unmatched in resilience.

A robot of the Prometheus series.


According to TimeSplitters 2, the Cyborgs won the war, soon after, The Machinist attempted to start another Machine War by building new robots in the Robot Factory. However, he was stopped by Gretel Mark II and R-109.

Robots used After the Machine Wars

  • The ChassisBot - The standard robot built by The Machinist.
  • The SentryBot - A more sturdy type built by The Machinist.
  • R-109 - A surviving R-109 from the Machine Wars used after R-110, since it was hijacked by Cortez.
  • Gretel Mk II - The second generation of the Gretel series.

Notable Characters


  • The Machine Wars are most likely an allusion to the War Against The Machines in the Terminator series.
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