Metacritic Features and Reports: Games

  1. The Best iPhone and iPad Games of 2011

    The Best iPhone and iPad Games of 2011 Image
    Published: December 20, 2011
    Looking for something to do with your iOS device over the holidays? We recap the best-reviewed iPhone and iPad games of the year.
  2. Six Picks for the Weeks of December 19-January 1

    Six Picks for the Weeks of December 19-January 1 Image
    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.
  3. 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.
  4. Six Picks for the Week of December 5-11

    Six Picks for the Week of December 5-11 Image
    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.
  5. iPhone/iPad Games Guide: What to Buy This Month

    iPhone/iPad Games Guide: What to Buy This Month Image
    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.
  6. Six Picks for the Week of November 28-December 4

    Six Picks for the Week of November 28-December 4 Image
    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.
  7. Six Picks for the Week of November 14-20

    Six Picks for the Week of November 14-20 Image
    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.
  8. Six Picks for the Week of November 7-13

    Six Picks for the Week of November 7-13 Image
    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.
  9. iPhone/iPad Games Guide: What to Buy This Month

    iPhone/iPad Games Guide: What to Buy This Month Image
    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."
  10. Six Picks for the Week of October 31-November 6

    Six Picks for the Week of October 31-November 6 Image
    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.
Follow Metacritic on

What Our Users Are Talking About

  1. /feature/best-new-streaming-movies-and-tv-september-2014 Image
    What to Watch Now: Best New Streaming Movies & TV at Netflix, Amazon, iTunes, and Hulu
    September 18, 2014 - 2 comments
    1. MarcDoyle : Netflix Picks: Blue Ruin, Sling Blade, Ordinary People, School of Rock, Silver Linings Playbook, There Will Be Blood,... Read »
    2. LamontRaymond : If you've got Hulu, Bellflower is one of my all-time faves.... Great soundtrack.... Read »
  2. /feature/critics-reassess-youre-the-worst-the-leftovers-the-bridge- Image
    Second Opinions: TV Critics Re-Evaluate the Summer Shows
    September 17, 2014 - 4 comments
    1. urkobg : Outlander, Penny Dreadful and the Leftovers have been the 3 stand out dramas of the summer for me. All three are... Read »
    2. NeoBasch : I came here to see Metacritic's coverage of The Leftovers after all the extremely positive reviews I've read... Read »
    3. Duke_Challenger : Masters of Sex: Season 2 is really great. I like the critics started growing tired after a bit, but the show gets... Read »
    4. JRath : What to say about The Leftovers? I initially watched the first three episodes and found myself bored with it so I... Read »
  3. /feature/music-releases-for-the-week-of-september-15-2014 Image
    Music Monday (9/15): This Week's New Albums + Videos
    September 15, 2014 - 1 comment
    1. LamontRaymond : Jeff the Brotherhood hits the road this week in support of their new album. And Bella Novela is putting the... Read »
  4. /feature/destiny-ps4-xbox-early-reviews-and-observations Image
    Destiny: Early Impressions From Critics
    September 9, 2014 - 22 comments
    1. norhavic : I completed destiny in two days, solod the story, have done various strikes, what there is of them anyway, i now have... Read »
    2. poker909 : I kept telling myself if I played more I would start to like it, but I don't. I love FPS and MMO and understand the... Read »
  5. /feature/best-new-streaming-movies-and-tv-august-2014 Image
    What to Watch Now: Best New Streaming Movies & TV at Netflix, Amazon, iTunes, and Hulu
    August 20, 2014 - 3 comments
    1. unstrucksound : This is a great monthly topic -- very helpful to make an informed decision before viewing. I really hope you keep... Read »