Metacritic Features and Reports: Games

  1. Destiny: Early Impressions From Critics

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    Published: September 9, 2014
    Critics are taking their time to review Bungie's new MMO shooter Destiny, which means final reviews won't be out for a week or two. But we're collecting their first impressions right here as they are published.
  2. Best of August 2014: Top Albums, Games, Movies & TV

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    Published: August 29, 2014
    Browse our quick guide to the best entertainment of the past month, with lists of the highest-scoring video games, TV shows, albums, and films released during August.
  3. 10 Best iPhone/iPad Games for August 2014

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    Published: August 29, 2014
    Check out the 10 best iOS gaming apps released over the past month, including 80 Days, Rules!, a port of Dragon Quest IV, and more.
  4. Fall Preview: 30 Notable Upcoming Video Games

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    Published: August 28, 2014
    Our fall video game preview has release dates, trailers, and details for over 30 notable upcoming games, including Destiny, a pair of Assassin's Creed releases, Sunset Overdrive, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, and much more.
  5. Best of July 2014: Top Albums, Games, Movies & TV

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    Published: July 31, 2014
    Our quick guide to the best entertainment of the past month features the highest-scoring video games, TV shows, albums, and films released during July.
  6. 10 Best iPhone/iPad Games for July 2014

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    Published: July 31, 2014
    Check out the 10 best iOS gaming apps released over the past month, including the first iOS versions of Monster Hunter Freedom Unite and World of Tanks, platformer Traps n' Gemstones, and more.
  7. 10 Best iPhone/iPad Games for June 2014

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    Published: June 30, 2014
    We reveal the best-reviewed iPhone and iPad games of the past month, as well as the top 20 games of 2014 so far.
  8. Best of June 2014: Top Albums, Games, Movies & TV

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    Published: June 29, 2014
    Check out our quick guide to the best entertainment of the past month, with lists of the highest-scoring video games, TV shows, albums, and films released during June.
  9. Best of May 2014: Top Albums, Games, Movies & TV

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    Published: May 30, 2014
    Browse our quick guide to the best entertainment of the past month, with lists of the highest-scoring video games, TV shows, albums, and films released during May.
  10. 10 Best iPhone/iPad Games for May 2014

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    Published: May 29, 2014
    We reveal the 10 best iOS gaming apps released over the past month, including a few new side-scrollers, an iPad version of Thomas Was Alone, and the latest Warhammer 4K title.
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    Metacritic's 5th Annual Game Publisher Rankings
    January 27, 2015 - 5 comments
    1. KB5K : Kind of a silly article, to be honest. It's the development team more than the publishers that impact "game quality."... Read »
    2. nephx : Seems like Nintendo is at a advantage that noone seems to bother to review there DLC, since you counted DLC in this. Read »
    3. DemKin : Definitely a flat year for gaming. It comes as no surprise that only Nintendo really delivered for their system.... Read »
    4. marc5477 : Pro scored are completely fabricated. At least user scores tells us how many really hated or loved it vs. people who... Read »
    5. karco : Nintendo rulezz! Read »
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    The Most Anticipated Video Games of 2015
    January 14, 2015 - 9 comments
    1. El_Burrito : Killing Floor 2 all day every day. Like I can't believe it's not on this list so much hype. Looking forward to... Read »
    2. DemKin : Zelda is my most anticipated title for 2015 of course, it's a very special series. Then come Xenoblade Chronicles X,... Read »
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    The Best and Worst Movies of 2014
    January 6, 2015 - 11 comments
    1. wijayatamapulau : saya suka film ini,,, Read »
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    Winter TV Preview: Notable New & Returning Shows
    January 2, 2015 - 5 comments
    1. LadyA : I really Like Scorpion. I don't understand why it was rated so low It works I think it has action and it shows... Read »
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    The Best Videogames of 2014
    December 22, 2014 - 18 comments
    1. DemKin : Crossing my fingers to see Zelda Wii U takes the spot next year. Here again, it's no surprise to see Smash 4 taking... Read »