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  1. Six Picks for the Week of August 13-19

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    Published: August 12, 2012
    It may still be August, but the week ahead brings two promising new games to consoles and PCs, as well as the season premieres of two new crime procedurals. Oh, and Arnold Schwarzenegger? Those threats were true: he's back.
  2. Six Picks for the Week of August 6-12

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    Published: August 5, 2012
    This week, a popular movie franchise is Bourne again, Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis run for office, YouTube gets a new sci-fi series, and a pair of cult favorites return to Adult Swim. Get all of the week's picks inside.
  3. 10 Best iPhone/iPad Games for July 2012

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    Published: July 31, 2012
    The past month's best new iOS games include the first episode in an adventure based on "The Walking Dead" comics, an HD version of "Tiny Wings," and sequels to "Fieldrunners" and "Great Little War Game."
  4. Six Picks for the Week of July 2-8

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    Published: July 1, 2012
    There may only be four picks in this week's special holiday edition of 6 Picks, but we can guarantee that one of them is "Amazing."
  5. 10 Best iPhone/iPad Games for June 2012

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    Published: June 28, 2012
    Looking for something new for your mobile device? We run through the best iOS games released over the past month, including the first iPad version of "Magic: The Gathering" and several great new strategy titles.
  6. Six Picks for the Week of June 18-24

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    Published: June 17, 2012
    An Aaron Sorkin TV show about TV? A new Fiona Apple album? The latest Pixar spectacle? The week ahead has all that and more; get all of this week's picks inside.
  7. Six Picks for the Week of June 11-17

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    Published: June 10, 2012
    The week ahead brings '80s music to the big screen in "Rock of Ages" and an '80s soap to the small screen with the return of "Dallas." Plus, a cheerleader hacks up zombies on consoles, while Hot Chip return with a new album. Get all of this week's picks inside.
  8. Six Picks for the Week of June 4-10

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    Published: June 3, 2012
    This week, Ridley Scott's "Prometheus" finally lands in theaters, while gamers head to Los Angeles for the annual E3 conference, "Tron" gets animated, and a Beatles classic hits Blu-ray for the first time. Get all of the week's picks inside.
  9. 10 Best iPhone/iPad Games for May 2012

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    Published: May 30, 2012
    Whether you're looking for a new fighting game, a platformer, a flying sim, or a more casual action title, there's something for everyone on our list of May's best iOS games.
  10. Six Picks for the Week of May 28 - June 3

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    Published: May 27, 2012
    The week ahead brings the latest (and darkest) big-screen version of Snow White, a pair of made-for-TV films with major stars, the MTV Movie Awards, and more. Get all of this week's picks inside.
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