Metacritic Features and Reports: Games

  1. Hardware Review: PlayStation Move

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    Published: September 16, 2010
    Sony's new motion-sensitive controller is getting high marks from reviewers for its precision, though the current game lineup leaves something to be desired. Our review roundup has all of the details.
  2. Halo: Reach Inside the Reviews

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    Published: September 13, 2010
    If early reviews hold up, the newest installment in the ongoing "Halo" saga will be one of the year's highest-rated games for the Xbox 360. Take a closer look at exactly why critics are so fired up about "Reach."
  3. Six Picks for the Week of September 13-19

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    Published: September 12, 2010
    It's a busy week in the world of entertainment: Gamers have a "Halo" prequel and new PlayStation controller, while TV fans can finally get their first taste of Martin Scorsese's "Boardwalk Empire." Find out more about all six of this week's picks inside.
  4. Ranked: Best and Worst Movies Based on Videogames

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    Published: September 8, 2010
    This week's "Resident Evil: Afterlife" is yet another film adaptation of a popular videogame. Everything you've heard about the genre is true: there are a lot of terrible movies, and a lot of Uwe Boll movies. (And those categories are definitely not mutually exclusive.) We look at the "best" and worst examples of games-turned-movies.
  5. 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."
  6. 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."
  7. 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
  8. 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).
  9. 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."
  10. Six Picks for the Week Ahead in Entertainment

    Six Picks for the Week Ahead in Entertainment Image
    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.
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