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Leijah Petelka

Leijah Petelka

Former Digital Trends Contributor

Leijah Petelka is a freelance gaming guides writer for Digital Trends. She covers a variety of game types, but she does love a good world-building game. Outside of Digital Trends, she does freelance writing and editing on topics relating to gaming, comics, anime, and manga. In her free time, she likes to read, hang out with her dog, and stream games on Twitch with long-time friend, DradoKing.

How to connect your Nintendo Switch to a TV

The Nintendo Switch is amazing to play both on the go or from home, making it a versatile system. Here is how to hook up your Nintendo Switch to the TV safely.
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Animal Crossing: New Horizons bug guide for November 2022

Animal Crossing: New Horizons gives players a revolving door of bugs to catch. There are plenty available. Be sure to catch these bugs before they're gone!
Catching a fish in Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons fish guide for November 2022

In Animal Crossing: New Horizons, seasons and fish come and go. Here's every type you can reel in now, plus how many bells you can earn for each in November.
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The best Nintendo Switch games for kids

Nintendo has worked for years to be an all-ages console, and they've been largely successful. Here are a few of the best video games on the Switch for kids.

How to record a gameplay video on Xbox One

The current generation of consoles makes it easier than ever to share your gaming highlights with the world. Here's how to record gameplay videos on Xbox One.
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How to hatch a living ship in No Man’s Sky

Looking to fly in a biological ship you helped birth? Look no further than No Man's Sky! Here's how to hatch and fly your own organic, biological spaceship.
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10 games by Black developers to check out

Black gamers and developers have made a major, positive impact on the industry. Here are a few games by Black developers that you should try.
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How to connect your phone to a PS4

Wondering how to connect your phone to a PS4? Luckily, Sony built the PlayStation 4 with smartphone and mobile integration in mind. Check out our quick guide on how you can get access to your PS4 while you're away from your console, and even chat with your friends from your phone or tablet.
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How to add friends in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Animal Crossing: New Horizons is way better with friends, but finding out how to add them can be tricky.
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How to download Twitch clips

With the new Twitch interface, it seems impossible to download your favorite clips. However, there's still a quick, easy way to download clips if you search.
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All the Pokémon games available for the Nintendo Switch

Pokémon is one of the best franchises on the Switch. The Switch offers a variety of Pokémon games to try! Here's a list of every Pokémon game on the platform.
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Animal Crossing: New Horizons terraforming guide

Terraforming is brand new to the Animal Crossing world. This guide will explain how to unlock terraforming in Animal Crossing: New Horizons and how to use it.
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How to crossbreed flowers in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Growing hybrid flowers can ensure that a player's island is beautiful, unique, and full of delightful colors. Here are a few tips on how to breed hybrids.
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The best Pokémon Go tips and tricks

Pokémon Go looks like a simple game at a glance, but it's actually devilishly complex. Want to catch them all? Start your adventure here with our top tips.
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How to increase Adventure Rank in Genshin Impact

If you're trying to increase your Adventure Rank in Genshin Impact, we have a few of the best ways to quickly pick up Adventure Experience Points. Here's how.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons villagers guide

We have all 400 villagers sorted into their personality type in Animal Crossing: New Horizons. See what villagers you have and which personalities you missed.
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No Man’s Sky: How to raise, train, and breed companions

With the most recent update, No Man's Sky now allows players to have adorable alien pets! You can also genetically modify them to what you want. Here's how.
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How to make money in No Man’s Sky

Need to make money fast in No Man's Sky? We have some tips on how you can easily become a space billionaire. Gas up your ship and head on out into space!
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How to play a multiplayer game in No Man’s Sky

No Man's Sky is one of a few games on the market that allows cross-platform play. Here's how to add your friends in the game and join an epic space journey.
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Final Fantasy VII Remake: Best weapon builds for Cloud Strife

Final Fantasy VII Remake gives Cloud the ability to switch party roles depending on his weapon. Here is a list of his weapons and the best ways to utilize them.
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Super Mario 3D World beginner’s guide

Super Mario 3D World is more difficult than it seems. If you're just starting the game, here are a few tips and tricks to help you get through the levels.
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Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to farm scorpions

Catching a scorpion can be an extremely dangerous activity for players. But catching them is important for your Critterpedia, museum, and bells bank account.
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Immortals Fenyx Rising: Lyre Myth challenge guide

Looking to complete the Lyre Challenge in Immortals Fenyx Rising? You're in luck! We have the locations to every Big Lyre and the solutions you need to imput.
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How to catch and breed shiny Pokémon in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Looking to bag a whole new shiny to your team? Struggling to track these Pokémon down? Here's how to catch and breed Shiny Pokémon in Pokémon Sword and Shield!
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How to get K.K. Slider to perform in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

You have to earn the attention of K.K. Slider in Animal Crossing: New Horizons to get him to visit your island. Here's how to get K.K. Slider to come visit.
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How to unlock the secret ending in Hitman 3

The final game in the Hitman series has arrived, but it has a few secrets. Here's how to find the secret ending and complete the A New Father feat in Hitman 3.
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Where to find Ancient Debris and Netherite Ingots in Minecraft

Nether Ingots can help create some very strong tools and armor, but they can be tricky to make. If you're unsure how to craft this material, we can help you!
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Pokemon Sword and Shield differences explained

Can't decide between Pokémon Sword or Shield? Unsure of what the differences are? We have a breakdown of the differences to help you deicide which to pick up!
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Animal Crossing: New Horizons: How to increase friendship

Getting those coveted villager photos can be a process in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, but it's easy once you learn the hidden friendship points system!
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Animal Crossing: New Horizons snowflake DIY guide

Winter in Animal Crossing: New Horizons is magical and fun, but what are the DIYs? Here are this season's DIYs and tips to catch and craft snowflake items.
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Animal Crossing: New Horizons snowboy guide

'Tis the season to create Snowboys! Animal Crossing: New Horizons reintroduces Snowboys, but how do you create the perfect one? Here are some tips to help!
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Animal Crossing: New Horizons lost item guide

People lose things all the time, and so do villagers in Animal Crossing: New Horizons! Here's how to narrow down owners of lost items and how to return them.
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Animal Crossing New Horizons: Mushroom guide

Animal Crossing New Horizons has started its fall event, which gives you the opportunity to make new seasonal DIYs. Here's a rundown of how mushrooms work.
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How to get Excalibur in Assassin’s Creed Valhalla

Assassin's Creed Valhalla is full of Norse and British lore. If you're looking for Excalibur, a lady in a lake won't toss it to you. Here's how to find it.