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Sam Hill
Sam Hill
Gaming Guides Editor

Sam Hill is a journalist and the gaming guides editor at Digital Trends. He's also written tech guides for Input and has freelanced for publications like Outside Magazine, Serious Eats, the Outline, Boston Magazine, and more. Follow @samahill on Twitter for guides and terrible Rocket League clips.

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Wordle Today (#770): Wordle answer and hints for July 29

Trying to solve the Wordle today? If you're stuck, we've got a few hints that will help you keep your Wordle streak alive.
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The best upcoming Nintendo Switch games: 2023, 2024, and beyond

The Nintendo Switch is home to a superb library of games, and more are on the way. In this list, we go through the most anticipated Nintendo Switch games.
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The best upcoming Xbox Series X games: 2023 and beyond

The Xbox Series X game library is set to grow a lot in 2023. Here's every game you have to look forward to in the next year, and beyond.
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The best upcoming PS5 games: 2023, 2024, and beyond

There are plenty of upcoming PlayStation 5 games to look forward to, and here we highlight the system's most anticipated titles.
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The best single-player games

Single-player adventures are some of the most beloved and immersive gaming experiences out there. These are the best single-player games.
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The best Xbox Series X games for 2023

The Xbox Series X is here and already kicking off the next generation of consoles with tons of memorable games. Here are the best ones to check out for 2023.
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The best Nintendo Switch games for 2023

Here are the best Nintendo Switch games, from Splatoon 3 and Animal Crossing to Tears of the Kingdom and Pokémon and everything in between.
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The best PS5 games for 2023

The PlayStation 5 brings big exclusives and third-party games alike. Here are the best PlayStation 5 games to check out.
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Steam Summer Sale: best deals, how long is the sale, and more

What's the best part of summer? The Steam Summer Sale, of course! Here's everything you need to know so you can start shopping and get the best deals this year.
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You can get a Steam Deck for 20% off right now during Steam Summer Sale

If you've been thinking about buying a Steam Deck, now is the time. The Steam Summer Sale has discounts on all models until July 13.
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How to add external games to your Steam library

Steam has most PC games, but it doesn't have them all. You'll need to know how to add external games to your Steam library to have your collection in one spot.
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How to gift games on Steam

It's always a good time to give the gift of gaming! Thanks to Steam's easy-to-use gifting program, you can instantly buy games for friends. Here's how to do it.
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Nintendo Switch 2: 5 features we want in the next-gen console

We've been hearing rumors about the Nintendo Switch 2 for years now. Here are the improvements we think Nintendo needs to make in its next console.
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How many skins are in Fortnite?

There are way too many Fortnite skins to count — or so we thought. Here's an online tool that can give you a list of every skin in the game.
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GTA 5 cheats: codes and phone numbers PS4, PS5, Xbox, and PC

While GTA 5 may give players the keys to do nearly anything, these GTA 5 cheats and secrets will only expand upon the potential chaos that will ensue.
Link soon after awakening in Tears of the Kingdom.

Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom guides, walkthroughs, and FAQs

It's dangerous to go alone! We're here to help you get through The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom and answer any questions you may have.
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State of Decay 3: release date speculation, trailer, news, and more

Undead Labs' third State of Decay game will surely pit survivors against hordes of wandering undead (this time in snow). Here's everything we know so far.
Sub-Zero in Mortal Kombat 1.

Mortal Kombat 1 beta: how to access the beta, expected dates, and exclusives

Mortal Kombat 1 launches in September, but there will be a beta available to players ahead of the release. Here's what you need to know about getting access.
A student waving a wand in Hogwarts Legacy.

When does Hogwarts Legacy come out on Nintendo Switch?

Hogwarts Legacy has launched on most platforms old and new, but when is it going to come to the Nintendo Switch?
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Pokémon Sleep: expected release date, trailer, news, and more

Pokémon Sleep is a new mobile spinoff that asks players to help Professor Neroli study Pokémon sleep habits while the players sleep!
Two students lean over a cauldron in Hogwarts Legacy.

Is Hogwarts Legacy multiplayer?

Hogwarts Legacy doesn't have any multiplayer gameplay planned, but one modder is already working on a way for players to explore the school with friends.
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The best upcoming PC games: 2023, 2024, and beyond

The past year was full of great PC releases, but the coming months are looking even better. Here are some of the best upcoming PC games for 2023 and beyond.
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Will Star Wars Jedi: Survivor be on Nintendo Switch, PS4 and Xbox One?

Jedi Cal Kestis is leading the fight against the Empire in Star Wars Jedi: Survivor — will your console be able to handle running the game?
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Psychonauts 2 is 66% off on Steam right now alongside other Double Fine discounts

Psychonauts 2 is 66% off on Steam right now, and a whole bunch of Double Fine titles are discounted too.
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It’s the last day of Nintendo’s April Indie Sale — don’t miss these 7 great games

Nintendo is celebrating indie games this week with steep discounts on some fantastic titles. Don't miss your chance to snag these great games.
Jedi Cal Kestis.

Star Wars Jedi: Survivor: release date, trailers, preorders, and more

In Star Wars Jedi: Survivor, Cal Kestis is still learning what it means to be a Jedi, as he spreads hope, and fights the Empire every chance he gets.
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All confirmed characters in Crash Team Rumble

Is your favorite Crash Bandicoot character going to make an appearance in the new multiplayer spinoff Crash Team Rumble? Here's who we know will be in the game.
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All Xbox One games with mouse and keyboard support

Certain Xbox One games support mouse and keyboard control schemes. Here are the Xbox One games that support mouse and keyboard, from Fortnite to Metro Exodus.
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Xbox Game Pass new games: what’s new and what’s leaving in April 2023

The Xbox Game Pass library is constantly changing. Stay on top of additions and removals to know what games are included with a subscription.
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Haunted Chocolatier: news, trailer, gameplay, and more

Want to make chocolate in a haunted castle? The developer on Stardew Valley is working on a new game where you do just that. Here's what we know so far.
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7 actors who could play Wario in the Super Mario Bros. movie sequel

If there's a Super Mario Bros. Movie sequel, it will undoubtedly include fan-favorite villain Wario — but who has the chops to pull off the purple suspenders?
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The best video game consoles for 2023

Choosing the right gaming console can be difficult. We compare the Xbox Series X, PS5, Nintendo Switch, and more in terms of games, power, and versatility.
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I’m having a blast with Hot Wheels: Rift Rally (and my cat is too)

Hot Wheels: Rift Rally brings AR racing to your living room. Here's what both our human and feline critics have to say about it.
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Overwatch 2’s newest hero Lifeweaver is a game-changer for support players

The newest support hero in Overwatch 2 is going to change the game. Meet Lifeweaver.