Metacritic Features and Reports: Games

  1. Fall Games Preview: The 30 Most-Anticipated Releases

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    Published: September 6, 2010
    Our look ahead to fall's most promising videogame titles includes release dates and descriptions for games for every platform, including the latest sequels to "Call of Duty," "Halo," and "Medal of Honor."
  2. Six Picks for the Week of August 30 - September 5

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    Published: August 29, 2010
    This week's biggest entertainment stories include the release of the latest installment in Nintendo's "Metroid" saga, a new George Clooney drama, a solo record from Radiohead's drummer, and an odd Chinese remake of the Coen Brothers' "Blood Simple."
  3. iPhone/iPad Games Guide: What to Buy This Month

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    Published: August 28, 2010
    Looking for something to do with your iPhone or iPad? We have the details about August
  4. Six Picks for the Week of August 23-29

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    Published: August 22, 2010
    This week's best bets in entertainment include a giant "Lost" DVD set with extra footage, the theatrical return of "Avatar" with extra footage, and the Primetime Emmy Awards (with no extra footage, but, presumably, a lot of commercials).
  5. Six Picks for the Week Ahead in Entertainment

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    Published: August 15, 2010
    Our look at the week ahead highlights three new TV comedies, a violent videogame sequel, and the spring break hellscape known as "Piranha 3D."
  6. Six Picks for the Week Ahead in Entertainment

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    Published: August 8, 2010
    The biggest stories in the entertainment world this week include a pair of action-packed films, the long-awaited DVD release of an '80s sci-fi TV classic, the latest edition of a best-selling sports game series, and The Hoff.
  7. iPhone/iPad Games Guide: What to Buy This Month

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    Published: July 30, 2010
    Looking for something to do with your iPhone or iPad? We have the details about July
  8. Ranked: Best and Worst Computer Strategy Games

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    Published: July 26, 2010
    How good must the new "StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty" be to crack our list of the best PC strategy games of all time? Here's how our top ten list currently stands.
  9. Six Picks for the Week Ahead in Entertainment

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    Published: July 25, 2010
    Our look at the coming week's biggest entertainment stories includes a sequel to a beloved 12-year-old PC game and a new comedy starring Steve Carell and Paul Rudd.
  10. Midyear Report: The Best Games of 2010 So Far

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    Published: July 2, 2010
    With the first half of 2010 now in the books, we reveal the year's best and worst games so far, and take a look at how the various gaming platforms compare.
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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 »
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    The Best Videogames of 2014
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