Metacritic Features and Reports: Games

  1. 10 Best iPhone/iPad Games for February 2012

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    Published: February 28, 2012
    Looking for something new for your mobile device? We run through the best iOS games released over the past month.
  2. Six Picks for the Week of February 20-26

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    Published: February 19, 2012
    The week ahead brings the Oscars, a new gaming console, the first U.S. home video release of a lost sci-fi classic, and more. Get all of the week's picks inside.
  3. Hardware Review: PlayStation Vita

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    Published: February 15, 2012
    Sony's new handheld gaming device arrives in North America next week (or today, for anyone purchasing the first edition bundle). Is it any good? Find out inside, where we survey dozens of reviews for the new PS Vita.
  4. Six Picks for the Week of February 13-19

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    Published: February 12, 2012
    The week ahead brings a new Ricky Gervais series to HBO, the return of "Twisted Metal," and an especially odd group of celebrities to "The Apprentice." Get all of this week's picks inside.
  5. Metacritic's 2nd Annual Game Publisher Rankings

    Metacritic's 2nd Annual Game Publisher Rankings Image
    Published: February 9, 2012
    Which game companies released the best video games in 2011? You'll know as soon as you check inside for our annual Game Publisher Rankings.
  6. Six Picks for the Week of February 6-12

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    Published: February 5, 2012
    This week, NBC hopes for a rare "Smash" hit, while Grammy hopefuls get their big night, "The Phantom Menace" gets a third dimension, and gamers get a promising new action-RPG. Get all of this week's picks inside.
  7. Six Picks for the Week of January 30-February 5

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    Published: January 29, 2012
    This week, Lana Del Rey attempts to make up for that SNL performance, while true amateurs will attempt to showcase their own talents on the return of "The Voice." Also, genre film fans have a pair of new titles to choose from, 2012 finally gets a decent video game, and The Chemical Brothers turn your local multiplex into a rave.
  8. 2012 Games Preview: Console and PC Gaming

    2012 Games Preview: Console and PC Gaming Image
    Published: January 26, 2012
    Our 2012 videogame preview concludes with a look at over 60 top titles expected to arrive this year for the 360, PS3, Wii, and PCs, from "Mass Effect 3" to "Halo 4" to a few that don't even have numbers in their titles.
  9. 2012 Games Preview: Handheld Gaming

    2012 Games Preview: Handheld Gaming Image
    Published: January 24, 2012
    Our look ahead to 2012's biggest videogames begins with a preview of major titles expected for the Nintendo 3DS and new PlayStation Vita this year.
  10. Metacritic Users Pick the Best of 2011

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    Published: January 9, 2012
    The results are in! We've tallied your votes for the best movie, TV show, video game, album, and song of 2011. Find out which titles our users preferred inside...
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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 »