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  1. Six Picks for the Weeks of December 19-January 1

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    Published: December 18, 2011
    It's our final 6 Picks of the year, and we're going out with a bang with a list that includes some of the most anticipated movies--and one of the biggest videogames--of 2011, all arriving this week. There's so much going on that we had to throw in a bonus seventh pick, too.
  2. Metacritic Users Poll: Vote for the Best of 2011!

    Metacritic Users Poll: Vote for the Best of 2011! Image
    Published: December 15, 2011
    You've read the critics' lists, and now it's your turn: Give us your picks for the best movies, TV shows, albums, songs, and games of 2011.
  3. Six Picks for the Week of December 5-11

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    Published: December 4, 2011
    This week brings a trio of potential awards contenders to theaters, and a new Black Keys album to stores. Plus, HBO gives viewers a sneak peak of David Milch's new series, and the videogame industry celebrates the year's best games.
  4. iPhone/iPad Games Guide: What to Buy This Month

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    Published: November 30, 2011
    November's best iOS games include an addictive 3D puzzler, an open-world adventure (but not the one you think), and a great-looking shooter powered by the Unreal Engine.
  5. Six Picks for the Week of November 28-December 4

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    Published: November 27, 2011
    The week ahead brings an NC-17 film with a shot at a few Oscar nominations, the sequel to one of the iPhone's most popular combat games, and the unveiling of this year's Grammy nominees. Get all of this week's picks inside.
  6. Six Picks for the Week of November 14-20

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    Published: November 13, 2011
    The week ahead brings Alexander Payne's belated follow-up to "Sideways," a highly-anticipated sophomore album by Canadian rapper Drake, and what might be the Wii's final great game. Get all of this week's picks inside.
  7. Six Picks for the Week of November 7-13

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    Published: November 6, 2011
    This week, the latest "Call of Duty" game hits stores, and presumably some other things happen as well. (Here are a few for non-gamers: one of the year's best-reviewed movies in "Melancholia," and a new "Blue Velvet" Blu-ray with a ton of never-before-seen footage.) Get all of the week's picks inside.
  8. iPhone/iPad Games Guide: What to Buy This Month

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    Published: November 2, 2011
    Our roundup of the best iOS games released in October includes the first iOS version of "Scribblenauts," the new action-RPG "Mage Gauntlet," and Modern Warfare clone "Modern Combat 3: Fallen Nation."
  9. Six Picks for the Week of October 31-November 6

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    Published: October 30, 2011
    Halloween week brings a few treats, including game-of-the-year candidate "Uncharted 3," a new album by Florence and the Machine, a lost album by The Beach Boys, and AMC's latest original drama series. Get all of this week's picks inside.
  10. Six Picks for the Week of October 24-30

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    Published: October 23, 2011
    The week ahead brings new albums from Coldplay and Justice, the return of Beavis and Butt-head, and the firing of the first salvo in this fall's epic showdown between shooters Battlefield 3 and Modern Warfare 3. Get all of this week's picks inside.
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