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  1. Six Picks for the Week of December 10-16

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    Published: December 9, 2012
    This week, film awards season kicks into high gear while Peter Jackson returns to Middle-Earth. There's also a new Big Boi album, a pair of high-profile TV finales, and more.
  2. Six Picks for the Week of December 3-9

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    Published: December 2, 2012
    While it's a big week for gamers (a new console title with great reviews, an old console classic reborn as a mobile game, and the VGAs), the big screen gets a visit from Bill Murray, while TV viewers have a few specials to choose from. Get all of this week's picks inside.
  3. 10 Best iPhone/iPad Games for November 2012

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    Published: November 29, 2012
    November's best iOS games include the Tetris-in-reverse puzzler "Dream of Pixels" and the latest installment of "Angry Birds." Check out all of the month's best releases inside.
  4. Hardware Review: Wii U

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    Published: November 19, 2012
    Nintendo's Wii U is the first new gaming console to launch in six years. Is its innovative GamePad controller winning over critics, or is Nintendo still lagging behind Microsoft and Sony? Find out inside, where we collect Wii U reviews from dozens of publications.
  5. Six Picks for the Weeks of November 19-December 2

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    Published: November 18, 2012
    The week ahead brings Ang Lee's acclaimed film adaptation of "Life of Pi," new installments in R. Kelly's crazy "Trapped in the Closet" series, and more, while next week finds Brad Pitt starring in "Killing Them Softly." Find more picks for the next two weeks inside.
  6. Six Picks for the Week of November 12-18

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    Published: November 11, 2012
    The week ahead brings the year's most-anticipated videogame, the first new gaming console in six years, the latest films from acclaimed directors David O. Russell and Joe Wright, and more.
  7. 10 Best iPhone/iPad Games for October 2012

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    Published: October 30, 2012
    We run down the 10 best iPhone/iPad games released over the past month, including an addictive new arcade-style fighting game, a stylish new multiplayer word game, and a remake of the PC classic "The Last Express."
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
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