Metacritic Features and Reports: Games

  1. Six Picks for the Week of October 29-November 4

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    Published: October 28, 2012
    One of the year's most-anticipated videogames, an inventive new Disney film set in the world of arcade gaming, and the RZA's action-filled directorial debut lead a busy week in entertainment. Get all of this week's picks inside.
  2. Six Picks for the Week of October 8-14

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    Published: October 7, 2012
    The week ahead brings three well-reviewed new movies (including two that are already receiving some Oscar buzz), a pair of comic book TV shows (one new, one returning favorite), and a highly anticipated new game that is neither a sequel nor a remake. In other words, it could be a good week.
  3. Critical Misfires: 40 High-Profile Games with Disappointing Reviews

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    Published: October 4, 2012
    Mediocre reviews for a high-profile videogame? It does happen from time to time, as the new release "Resident Evil 6" demonstrates. Inside, we look at 40 games from the past decade that earned disappointing reviews despite major anticipation.
  4. 10 Best iPhone/iPad Games for September 2012

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    Published: October 1, 2012
    The best iOS games released over the past month include a Rayman Origins spin-off, the latest from the folks behind Angry Birds, a few fiendishly difficult indie titles, and a port of the console/PC hit Bastion.
  5. Six Picks for the Week of October 1-7

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    Published: September 30, 2012
    The week ahead brings the start of a Halo 4 spin-off movie, a new Resident Evil game, Tim Burton's return to animation, a Taken sequel, and more. Get all of this week's picks inside.
  6. Six Picks for the Week of September 24-30

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    Published: September 23, 2012
    The week ahead brings one of the best-reviewed sci-fi flicks in ages, the first of three new Green Day albums, and the official start of the fall television season. Get all of the week's picks inside.
  7. Six Picks for the Week of September 17-23

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    Published: September 16, 2012
    This week, NBC attempts to start a Revolution, while all the networks vie for Emmys, Judge Dredd tries to shake off memories of Sylvester Stallone, and Kanye West rounds up a few of his friends. Get all of this week's picks inside.
  8. Fall 2012 Games Preview: Notable Upcoming Releases

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    Published: September 13, 2012
    You might have to wait until next year to play GTA V or BioShock: Infinite, but there are still plenty of major games arriving over the next few months, including a new Assassin's Creed, the latest Call of Duty, and the beginning of a new Halo trilogy.
  9. 10 Best iPhone/iPad Games for August 2012

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    Published: August 30, 2012
    A zombified take on Oregon Trail and a port of The World Ends with You are among the past months best-reviewed games for iOS.
  10. Six Picks for the Week of August 27-September 2

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    Published: August 26, 2012
    The last week of the summer movie season brings a pair of noteworthy releases, while Doctor Who returns to battle the Daleks and gamers can finally return to Tyria in "Guild Wars 2." Get all of this week's picks inside.
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