Metacritic Features and Reports: Games

  1. Six Picks for the Week of September 5-11

    Six Picks for the Week of September 5-11 Image
    Published: September 4, 2011
    This week, Steven Soderbergh's star-studded thriller infects cineplexes, while the Sons of Anarchy roll back onto TV screens. You can also expect specials from Patton Oswalt and Paul McCartney, and the first big videogame release of the fall.
  2. iPhone/iPad Games Guide: What to Buy This Month

    iPhone/iPad Games Guide: What to Buy This Month Image
    Published: August 30, 2011
    Our roundup of the best iOS games released in August includes sequels to "Cut the Rope" and "iBlast Moki," a new game featuring a mouse spy, and a port of PC game "Anomaly Warzone Earth" that has critics raving.
  3. Six Picks for the Week of August 22-28

    Six Picks for the Week of August 22-28 Image
    Published: August 21, 2011
    We're nearing the end of summer, which means that while the list of new movies may be less than exciting, things are looking up in the worlds of music and games this week. Plus, it's time for MTV's annual Video Music Awards.
  4. Six Picks for the Week of August 15-21

    Six Picks for the Week of August 15-21 Image
    Published: August 14, 2011
    The week ahead brings a pair of remakes of iconic 1980s films, the year's only film in Aromascope, and the season finale of a surprisingly good MTV series. Get details on all of the week's picks inside.
  5. iPhone/iPad Games Guide: What to Buy This Month

    iPhone/iPad Games Guide: What to Buy This Month Image
    Published: August 2, 2011
    Last month's top iPhone and iPad games include something for everyone, from casual puzzlers like "Qvoid" to an iOS port of the manic shooter "Deathsmiles."
  6. iPhone/iPad Games Guide: What to Buy This Month

    iPhone/iPad Games Guide: What to Buy This Month Image
    Published: July 5, 2011
    Our roundup of the best iOS games released in June includes an action-puzzle title starring a jiggly pudding, and a port of "Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing."
  7. 30 Games That Emerged from Development Hell

    30 Games That Emerged from Development Hell Image
    Published: June 23, 2011
    After 15 years in development limbo, Duke Nukem Forever finally arrived in stores last week, though game critics aren't rejoicing. We look at that and other long-delayed games that eventually managed to shed their vaporware status, with results ranging from maligned to sublime.
  8. Six Picks for the Week of June 13-19

    Six Picks for the Week of June 13-19 Image
    Published: June 12, 2011
    This week, two classic videogames are reborn, "Green Lantern" heads to cineplexes, and aliens invade TNT. Plus, listen to the new Junior Boys album.
  9. Six Picks for the Week of June 6-12

    Six Picks for the Week of June 6-12 Image
    Published: June 5, 2011
    This week, after months of major buzz, J.J. Abrams' "Super 8" finally crashes your local cineplex. Plus, the gaming industry gathers in Los Angeles, while music fans head to Tennessee.
  10. iPhone/iPad Games Guide: What to Buy This Month

    iPhone/iPad Games Guide: What to Buy This Month Image
    Published: June 1, 2011
    May's best-reviewed iOS games include a great new soccer game, a prequel to an acclaimed RPG, and a variety of puzzle and action titles. Pick out some to add to your iPhone or iPad.
Follow Metacritic on

What Our Users Are Talking About

  1. /feature/film-critics-list-the-top-10-movies-of-2017 Image
    Best of 2017: Film Critic Top Ten Lists
    December 5, 2017 - 21 comments
    1. ptonyh : @VoppySmitz Thank you for your reply. Yes, I think the 90s were a great decade for movies. I loved Hell or High... Read »
  2. /feature/critics-pick-the-top-10-best-tv-shows-of-2017 Image
    Best of 2017: Television Critic Top Ten Lists
    December 4, 2017 - 20 comments
    1. asmanraj : My top 10: 1. The Leftovers 2. The Handmaid's Tale 3. Veep 4. Better Call Saul 5. Difficult People 6.... Read »
    2. cabernet : Why are they using the ballots for AV Club's list instead of the final list? Read »
    3. Alienware : Isn't that a little too much "weight" given to a single site? I'm talking about AV Club getting 10 or so lists in. Read »
  3. /feature/critics-pick-top-10-best-albums-of-2017 Image
    Best of 2017: Music Critic Top Ten Lists
    November 27, 2017 - 18 comments
    1. VoppySmitz : @lordmark That slowdive album is really growing on me, like any great album should. Listening as I type. Read »
    2. VoppySmitz : @jayydee92 SAG awards came out, zero nominations....zip...nada...wah wah.... If the golden globes and sag aren't... Read »
    3. LordMark : I'm really glad to see that Slowdive's self-titled 4th album is getting lots of love. It's definitely my choice for... Read »
    4. jayydee92 : Now, now, just because you're upset doesn't mean you have to try to spoil the series for others. You're also... Read »
    5. VoppySmitz : The 2% that left in season 1 were in an alternate reality where the other 98% had left. Nora goes through some goo... Read »
    6. VoppySmitz : How many noms did Leftovers get again? Oh that's right...goose egg. Great show to watch if you wanna be lulled to... Read »