Metacritic Features and Reports: Games

  1. The Disconnect: When Gamers Disagree With Critics

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    Published: May 4, 2011
    The release of Portal 2 exposed a divide between game critics and users. While that title's user scores have rebounded, others haven't. We take a look at the games with the biggest score differentials between professional reviewers and gamers.
  2. iPhone/iPad Games Guide: What to Buy This Month

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    Published: May 2, 2011
    April's best iOS games include plenty of choices for fans of action puzzle games (including a port of the award-winning Wii game "World of Goo") as well as other familiar titles that are appearing on the platform for the first time.
  3. Six Picks for the Week of April 18-24

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    Published: April 17, 2011
    This week's best bets include one of the most anticipated videogames of the year and the return of an acclaimed HBO drama.
  4. iPhone/iPad Games Guide: What to Buy This Month

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    Published: March 30, 2011
    March's best iOS games include the latest Angry Birds title -- which also happens to be a rare movie tie-in with stellar reviews -- plus several updated 1980s-era classics and the first Tom Clancy shooter made for the iPhone.
  5. A Note Regarding Game Credits

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    Published: March 28, 2011
    We have turned off career scores for people in our game credits. Here's why.
  6. Hardware Review: Nintendo 3DS

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    Published: March 23, 2011
    Nintendo's groundbreaking handheld gaming device arrives in stores this weekend after a year of hype. Can glasses-free 3D gameplay and other new features make up for poor battery life? Find out what critics are saying.
  7. Six Picks for the Week of March 21-27

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    Published: March 20, 2011
    From "Sucker Punch" to the launch of the Nintendo 3DS to a new Strokes album to HBO's Emmy-baiting new miniseries, there's something for just about everyone this week.
  8. Site News: Metacritic on iPhone, iPhone on Metacritic

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    Published: March 14, 2011
    Metacritic is pleased to announce the launch of two new features for iPhone and iPad owners: coverage of iOS games, and a new iPhone app for moviegoers.
  9. Six Picks for the Week of March 14-20

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    Published: March 13, 2011
    This week, Pee-wee Herman plays Broadway (by way of HBO), while Simon Pegg and Nick Frost encounter an alien sounding just like Seth Rogen. Find out what else the next few days have in store in our latest installment of 6 Picks.
  10. Six Picks for the Week of March 7-13

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    Published: March 6, 2011
    This week, a classic fairy tale gets the Twilight treatment, Los Angeles gets destroyed, and R.E.M. sounds like R.E.M. once again. Find out more about what's happening this week in entertainment inside this week's 6 Picks.
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