Metacritic Features and Reports: Games

  1. 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.
  2. 2012 Games Preview: Console and PC Gaming

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    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.
  3. 2012 Games Preview: Handheld Gaming

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    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.
  4. 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...
  5. Quarterly Report: The 25 Best PSP Games

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    Published: December 31, 2011
    Our Quarterly Reports provide a handy list of the 25 best games for each platform, both for the current year so far and for all time. Here are the top titles available for the PlayStation Portable.
  6. The Best Videogames of 2011

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    Published: December 23, 2011
    It wasn't just your imagination; 2011 was indeed a great year for videogames. In our yearly report, we take a look at the year's best releases overall as well as the top games for each platform.
  7. The Best iPhone and iPad Games of 2011

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    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.
  8. Six Picks for the Weeks of December 19-January 1

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    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.
  9. Metacritic Users Poll: Vote for the Best of 2011!

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    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.
  10. Six Picks for the Week of December 5-11

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    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.
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