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Sans Undertale Is Officially The Ultimate Tumblr Sexyman

Twitter is a strange place. Among the seemingly never-ending supply of terrible people with too much time on their hands, there’s magic. Some such magic began two days ago, on Sept. 5, 2022, at 6:25 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. User @sexymanOTD began a journey that would quickly become what the…

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Sans Undertale stands victorious as the Ultimate Tumblr Sexyman, confetti falling on him. The background is the tournament bracket, where he defeated notable sexymen like Bill Cipher and Arataka Reigen.

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Geometric Realities: Cosmic and Symbolic Shapes in Games

“Physics and cosmology have been, almost by definition, absolutely crucial for making sense of the universe,” says Shing-Tung Yau, a professor whose groundbreaking work in mathematics earned him a Fields Medal in 1982, and continues to inform the field of differential geometry. “Geometry’s role in all this may be less…

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10 Games That Should’ve Won the Grammy for Best Video Game Score

The Grammy Awards, which annually recognizes the year’s best in music, has finally added a dedicated category for Best Video Game Score. This comes just after 8-Bit Big Band won an award for Best Arrangement with their version of “Meta Knight’s Revenge” from Kirby Super Star. The award is a…

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10 Games That Should've Won the Grammy for Best Video Game Score

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Undertale Creator Toby Fox Composed Music For Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

Today’s just a Pokemon extravaganza of news with the latest trailer for Pokemon Scarlet and Pokemon Violet dropping for the first time since the announcement of the games. The new trailer shows a host of new features such as four-player co-op and new legendary Pokemon that look a lot like a jet and…

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E3 2017: Everything that went down at Sony’s press conference

Our virtual hearts are pounding.

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Deltarune Chapter 2 Releases September 17

On the 6th anniversary of Undertale, the indie RPG from developer Toby Fox that influenced the industry in big and small ways rippling through the last half-decade, Fox held a livestream playing through the first chapter of the follow-up, Deltarune. After releasing that first chapter as a demo in 2018, Fox has…

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7 Games That Can Help You Build Interpersonal Relationship Skills

From cooperation to communication, it takes a certain set of skills to build and maintain a relationship. September is Friendship Month, so I’m looking at the art of friendship in seven different video games you can play alone or with friends. Each game highlights a particular aspect of relationship maintenance…

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Undertale Dev is Composing a Song for Pokemon Sword and Shield

Toby Fox, the developer behind Undertale, is having a pretty interesting week. Along with wrestler Kenny Omega paying tribute to the game at a Halloween match, Fox has announced he’s composed a battle song for the upcoming Pokemon Sword & Shield coming out later this month. Fox announced this on his Twitter, with…

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Nintendo Switch Games on Sale Roundup — September 13, 2019

It’s Friday the 13th, and this week’s batch of Nintendo Switch games on sale is especially eerie. How so? Well, first off, there just wasn’t a whole lot to choose from this week — thankfully, what is on offer is pretty great. Secondly, the games I picked all ended up…

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They Did It, They Put Sans Undertale in Smash Ultimate

During a Super Smash Bros. Ultimate deep dive following today’s jam-packed Nintendo Direct, Ultimate director and face of the series Masahiro Sakurai unveiled the third round of Mii Fighter costumes, which include Goemon, Proto Man, Zero, Team Rocket Grunts, and Sans from Undertale. Each costume is available later today for…

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Scientifically Determining the Favorite Games of 7 Famous Dead Authors

You might think you’re decent at video games, but there’s a case to be made for how some of the most prestigious authors of all time would probably beat you at Overwatch if the PS4 existed in 1853. After all, they’re highly intellectual creative geniuses who would likely revel in…

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Why Games Need Better Non-Player Characters

Of all of the various epithets hurled around by right-wing internet users, “NPC” is the least immediately obvious in its meaning. “Cuck” is pretty straightforward, as is “SJW.” But what does it mean to call someone an NPC? David Futrelle describes the term in this context as “a sort of…

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Everything I Want From the Future of Deltarune

Deltarune first appeared online out of nowhere, masquerading as a free-to-download “survey” program. Of course, it only took a few minutes to discover that this wasn’t any ordinary program: it was a whole new game. Or, at least, the beginnings of one. Created by Toby Fox, Deltarune expands on the…

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The 5 Best Dogs With Jobs in Video Games

Dogs. You love ‘em. I love ‘em. The whole internet loves ‘em! They love you, too. Yes they do. They love tennis balls. They love bacon. And they love loving you. But, most importantly, some dogs love punchin’ in, punchin’ out, guzzling steaming hot cups o’ joe, and eating the cupcakes that Karen brings in…

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10 Tasty Video Game Foods You Can Make Right Now

Happy Thanksgiving! Tired of turkey and stuffing yet? How about something a little bit more… gaming flavored? I’ve gathered up 10 gaming recipes for you to try out now! From full meals to desserts, the popular to the strange, there’s something for everyone here. Butterscotch Cinnamon Pie (Undertale) Let’s start…

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Deltarune Reminds Us About the Pitfalls of Spoiler Anxiety

The Web’s endless legions of Undertale fans are still reeling from Toby Fox’s unexpected reveal of Deltarune. The pseudo-demo for a theoretical new game set in the same (or at least very similar) universe as Fox’s debut hit. By all accounts it’s something to get excited about. But some fans have cried foul in…

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Toby Fox Dropped A New Game For Us Not To Discuss On Halloween

Toby Fox, creator of the wildly successful (and quite good) Undertale has released a new game for Mac and PC. You can download it for free right here! Deltarune… Your friendly neighborhood anagram scrambler won’t play nice with it, but you can probably figure it out. Fox’s new website offers only…

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Skeletons I have known and loved

A little romance for Hallow's Eve.

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Robots I wish games would let me date

Who cares about rating the cutest boys and ladies in games? I want some mechanoid companionship.

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