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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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NYT Connections today: answers and hints for Friday, December 8

Connections is the new puzzle game from the New York Times, and it can be quite difficult. If you need a hand with solving today's puzzle, we're here to help.
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Wordle Today (#902): Wordle answer and hints for December 8

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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Hideo Kojima’s next game is a creepy collaboration with Jordan Peele

Legendary Japanese game developer Hideo Kojima has revealed his next project — an eerie game-film hybrid that he's working on with director Jordan Peele.
King flexing his muscles in Tekken 8.

All upcoming Xbox Series X games: 2024 and beyond

The Xbox Series X game library is set to grow a lot in 2024 and beyond. Here's every game you have to look forward to.
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All upcoming Switch games: 2024, and beyond

The Nintendo Switch is home to a superb library of games, and more are on the way. In this roundup, we'll dive into the best upcoming Switch games.
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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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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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The best 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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All 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.
Soliders take cover behind a riot shield in a Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 promo image.

All 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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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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Haunted Chocolatier: release date speculation, news, trailer, 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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Will Starfield come to PS5?

Xbox and PC players are exploring the endless planets of Bethesda's new RPG Starfield, but PS5 owners have been left out. Will Starfield ever come to PS5?
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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.

The best games on Xbox Game Pass for right now (September 2023)

From RPGs to shooters to indie hits, the list of the best games on Xbox Game Pass is massive and keeps growing. Here are the titles you should dive into first.
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I made my own Starfield radio station for your space exploration needs

Starfield is quite an adventure, but there was something missing: a Fallout-style radio station. So we took matters into our own hands.
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The Elder Scrolls 6: release date speculation, rumors, news, and more

While The Elder Scrolls 6 is in active development, you won't get to play it for quite some time. Here's everything we know about the follow-up to Skyrim.
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Is Starfield on Xbox One?

You can still play Starfield on Xbox One if you have an Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription. Here's how you can get set up on your last-gen console easily.
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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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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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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.
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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.
An illustration of a Snorlax and other Pokémon napping from the Pokémon Sleep trailer.

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.
Cal Kestis.

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.
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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.