Metacritic Features and Reports: Games

  1. Data Tracker: How Does "Final Fantasy XIII" Compare?

    Data Tracker: How Does
    Published: March 9, 2010
    The newest installment in the 23-year-old Final Fantasy franchise arrives in stores this week. How does it compare to past titles in the series?
  2. Heavy Rain: Inside the Reviews

    Heavy Rain: Inside the Reviews Image
    Published: February 23, 2010
    The year's most talked-about Playstation 3 title is part game, part interactive fiction. We go deeper inside the reviews to find out what all the buzz is about.
  3. iPhone Games Guide: What to Buy This Month

    iPhone Games Guide: What to Buy This Month Image
    Published: February 22, 2010
    Our new monthly feature offers a handy guide to the best new games available in February for the iPhone and iPod Touch.
  4. To Boldly Play: The Best and Worst Star Trek Videogames

    To Boldly Play: The Best and Worst Star Trek Videogames Image
    Published: February 19, 2010
    The new Star Trek Online is only the latest in a storied line of Star Trek-related videogames dating back to the early 1970s. Voyage with us as we chart a course through Star Trek history.
  5. BioShock 2: Inside the Reviews

    BioShock 2: Inside the Reviews Image
    Published: February 9, 2010
    How does the highly anticipated new shooter BioShock 2 compare to the original BioShock, one of the highest-rated games of all time? We go deeper inside the reviews to find out.
  6. Mass Effect 2: Inside the Reviews

    Mass Effect 2: Inside the Reviews Image
    Published: January 28, 2010
    We compare Mass Effect 2 to other high-scoring titles, and go deeper inside the reviews to find the specific factors behind all the hype.
  7. This Week in Metacritic: The Verdict on "Mass Effect 2", "Edge of Darkness", and More New Releases

    This Week in Metacritic: The Verdict on
    Published: January 27, 2010
    Find out more about the biggest releases in movies, games, music, and TV for the week of January 25-31.
  8. This Week in Metacritic: The Verdict on Spoon, "Tooth Fairy," "Dark Void," and More New Releases

    This Week in Metacritic: The Verdict on Spoon,
    Published: January 20, 2010
    Find out more about the biggest releases in movies, games, music, and TV for the week of January 18-25.
  9. The Most Anticipated Games of 2010, Part 2: Platform Exclusives

    The Most Anticipated Games of 2010, Part 2: Platform Exclusives Image
    Published: January 17, 2010
    Our 2010 Games Preview coverage concludes with trailers, descriptions and release dates for the most anticipated platform exclusive titles of the coming year, from God of War III to Super Mario Galaxy 2.
  10. The Most Anticipated Games of 2010, Part 1: Multi-Platform Titles

    The Most Anticipated Games of 2010, Part 1: Multi-Platform Titles Image
    Published: January 14, 2010
    Our 2010 Games Preview coverage begins with trailers, descriptions and release dates for the most anticipated cross-platform games of the coming year.
Follow Metacritic on

What Our Users Are Talking About

  1. /feature/best-iphone-and-ipad-games-of-2014 Image
    The Best iPhone and iPad Games of 2014
    December 17, 2014 - 1 comment
    1. RealMusic : Sunburn & Bean Dreams both missing from the list. Hearthstone the clear winner this year, an amazing new IP from... Read »
  2. /feature/vote-for-the-best-of-2014 Image
    Metacritic User Poll: Vote for the Best of 2014!
    December 15, 2014 - 7 comments
    1. JimEarthman : Up one vote for Birdman! Read »
    2. GTASA4ever : Best Video Games: #1: Grand Theft Auto V #2: The Last of Us: Remasterd #3: InFamous: Second Son #4: The Wolf... Read »
    3. JRath : Haters gonna hate, hate, hate as can be seen by users below. 1989 was fantastic. I mainly came here to share this... Read »
    4. sebastianglz : Most overrated album: 1989 by Taylor Swift. No doubt. Read »
  3. /feature/2014-golden-globe-nominations Image
    2014 Golden Globe Nominations
    December 11, 2014 - 7 comments
    1. shavenwookie : What a Garbage awards show. No Hannibal nominations no whiplash nominations Read »
  4. /feature/tv-critics-pick-10-best-tv-shows-of-2014 Image
    Best of 2014: Television Critic Top Ten Lists
    December 9, 2014 - 19 comments
    1. richard44007 : http://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2014/12/the-15-best-new-tv-shows-of-2014.html Read »
  5. /feature/best-debut-albums-of-2014 Image
    The Freshman 15: 2014's Best Debut Albums
    December 4, 2014 - 2 comments
    1. jyo_tirmaya : 1. Lykke Li 2. Janelle Monae 3. Perfume Genius 4. Flying Lotus 5. Smashing Pumpkins Read »
  6. /feature/critics-pick-top-10-albums-of-2014 Image
    Best of 2014: Music Critic Top Ten Lists
    December 2, 2014 - 28 comments
    1. sunbear67 : Not one **** put on A U R O R A by Ben Frost wtf bro, and how is To Be Kind not in the top 20? Read »
    2. hl463748 : 1.The War On Drugs - Lost In The Dream 2.Perfume Genius - Too Bright 3.Marlk Lanegan Band - Phantom Radio 4.Spoon... Read »