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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 Mini Crossword today: puzzle answers for Sunday, July 21

The NYT Mini crossword might be a lot smaller than a normal crossword, but it isn't easy. If you're stuck with today's crossword, we've got answers for you here.
NYT Strands logo.

NYT Strands today: hints, spangram and answers for Sunday, July 21

Strands is a tricky take on the classic word search from NYT Games. If you're stuck and cannot solve today's puzzle, we've got help for you here.
New York Times' Connection puzzle open in the NYT Games app on iOS.

NYT Connections: hints and answers for Sunday, July 21

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.
New York Times Crossword logo.

NYT Crossword: answers for Sunday, July 21

The New York Times crossword puzzle can be tough! If you're stuck, we're here to help with a list of today's clues and answers.
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Wordle Today: Wordle answer and hints for July 21

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.
The main characters of Grand Theft Auto V stand side-by-side.

GTA 5 cheats: codes and phone numbers PS4, PS5, Xbox, and PC

Having some trouble with Grand Theft Auto? Maybe a cheat code or two could help. Here’s a list of cheats for every platform.
A shot of Sims dressed in Western-style clothing, performing a line dance. One Sim in a red shirt is sitting down at a piano, playing music.

Sims 4 cheats: all cheat codes for PC, Xbox, PS4, PS5, and more

If your Sims 4 experience has been a little too tough of late, why not try inputting a cheat code to lighten your load? Here’s all of them, for every platform.
Cal wielding his blue lightsaber and walking with BD-1 in Star Wars Jedi: Survivor key art.

The best games on Xbox Game Pass right now (July 2024)

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.
HyperX Chargeplay Quad charger.

My favorite Switch accessory is on sale for Prime Day

Is there anything more disappointing when playing Nintendo Switch with friends only to discover your Joy-Cons aren't charged? This Prime Day deal will save you.
A red Pikmin looks around in Pikmin 4.

You can snag a rare discount on one of Nintendo’s best strategy games this week

One of Nintendo's most niche series had its strongest release in 2023, and the game is finally getting a worthwhile sale. Don't miss out!
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All Call of Duty games in order, by release date and chronologically

Call of Duty titles have been releasing annually since 2003 and covered military conflicts from 1940 to 2187. Here's what the titles look like in order.
Profile shot of Samus in the first Metroid Prime 4 Beyond trailer.

Metroid Prime 4: Beyond: release date window, trailers, gameplay, and more

Remember Metroid Prime 4? It's apparently still in development, though little else is known about the project. Here's everything we know about Metroid Prime 4.
Two vault-dwellers and a helmet from a set of power armor.

Fallout 5: release date speculation, rumors, and news

Ready for another Wasteland adventure? Fallout 5 isn't close to release, but we aren't completely in the dark. Here's what we know about the next Fallout game.
Key art for The First Descendant.

The First Descendant: What does the LE 13 error code mean?

Players across all platforms are reporting a new error code when trying to play The First Descendant. Here's what we know about it so far.
Peter and Miles leap in the air in Marvel's Spider-Man 2.

The best PS5 games for 2024

The PlayStation 5 brings big exclusives and third-party games alike. Here are the best PlayStation 5 games to check out.
Key art for Starfield

The best Xbox Series X games for 2024

The Xbox Series X has tons of memorable games. Here are the best ones to check out for 2024.
Profile shot of Samus in the first Metroid Prime 4 Beyond trailer.

All upcoming Switch games: 2024, 2025, 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.
A massive undead creature blocks the path of survivors in State of Decay 3,

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.
Character running past a chocolate factory in Haunted Chocolatier.

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.
Zelda holding the decayed Master Sword in Tears of the Kingdom.

The best Switch games for 2024

Here are the best Nintendo Switch games, from Splatoon 3 and Animal Crossing to Tears of the Kingdom and Pokémon and everything in-between.
A scary clown with some sort of puppet gun in Killer Klowns from Outer Space.

3 new games on Steam to check out this weekend (June 7-9)

Summer Games Fest and other gaming showcases may be taking the spotlight this weekend, but don't forget about these new titles on Steam.
Two characters face off at close range in Apex Legends.

Nokia just hosted the first Apex Legends event held completely over Wi-Fi

Can you play competitive games like Apex Legends entirely over Wi-Fi? Nokia thinks you ca, and is working to make it happen.
Casino in Pokémon Infinite Fusion.

Where to find the Coin Case in Pokémon Infinite Fusion

Looking to hit the slots in Celadon City, but can't find the required Coin Case? Don't worry — we know exactly where to find it.
Charizard and Venusaur.

All Pokémon games in order: chronologically and by release date

Jumping into the wonderful world of Pokémon and unsure where you should start? Here are some suggestions on how you can play all of the games in order.
A Pokemon student holds a Pokeball in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

Pokémon Nuzlocke: rules, tips, origin, and more

Love Pokémon, but finding the mainline games a bit too easy? The Nuzlocke challenge is a great way to make your next playthrough a little more difficult.
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NYT Spelling Bee: answers for Friday, May 10

Think what you have to beat today's Spelling Bee puzzle? If you're having trouble finding every word, we're here to help you.
A Steam Punk circus.

What’s free on the Epic Games Store right now?

Did you know that you can snag a free game every week on the Epic Games Store? Here's what games are up for grabs this week.
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Nintendo Switch 2: release date rumors, features we want, and more

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.
A scene from Helldiver 2's opening cutscene.

Do you need a PSN account to play Helldivers 2?

PlayStation took a dive of its own this weekend after a new PSN account requirement was announced for Helldivers 2. It was met with massive backlash.
A player firing an assault rifle in Rust

Is Rust cross-platform?

Just waking up on the Rust island and feeling a little lost? You can play Rust with friends on different platforms, but the title isn't entirely cross-platform.
The Elder Scrolls

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.
A furnace golem looms in Elden Ring: Shadow of the Erdtree.

All upcoming PS5 games: 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.
Senua's Saga: Hellblade 2

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 PC games: 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 2024and beyond.