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  1. Six Picks for the Week of November 14-20

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    Published: November 13, 2011
    The week ahead brings Alexander Payne's belated follow-up to "Sideways," a highly-anticipated sophomore album by Canadian rapper Drake, and what might be the Wii's final great game. Get all of this week's picks inside.
  2. Six Picks for the Week of November 7-13

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    Published: November 6, 2011
    This week, the latest "Call of Duty" game hits stores, and presumably some other things happen as well. (Here are a few for non-gamers: one of the year's best-reviewed movies in "Melancholia," and a new "Blue Velvet" Blu-ray with a ton of never-before-seen footage.) Get all of the week's picks inside.
  3. iPhone/iPad Games Guide: What to Buy This Month

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    Published: November 2, 2011
    Our roundup of the best iOS games released in October includes the first iOS version of "Scribblenauts," the new action-RPG "Mage Gauntlet," and Modern Warfare clone "Modern Combat 3: Fallen Nation."
  4. Six Picks for the Week of October 31-November 6

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    Published: October 30, 2011
    Halloween week brings a few treats, including game-of-the-year candidate "Uncharted 3," a new album by Florence and the Machine, a lost album by The Beach Boys, and AMC's latest original drama series. Get all of this week's picks inside.
  5. Six Picks for the Week of October 24-30

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    Published: October 23, 2011
    The week ahead brings new albums from Coldplay and Justice, the return of Beavis and Butt-head, and the firing of the first salvo in this fall's epic showdown between shooters Battlefield 3 and Modern Warfare 3. Get all of this week's picks inside.
  6. Six Picks for the Week of October 17-23

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    Published: October 16, 2011
    This week brings a game-of-the-year candidate in Batman: Arkham City, a strange new take on The Three Musketeers, this year's Scream Awards, and more. Find out more about all six of this week's picks inside.
  7. Six Picks for the Week of October 10-16

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    Published: October 9, 2011
    This week brings an album (Bjork's "Biophilia") and a game ("Forza Motorsport 4") that critics are already raving about, plus the return of one of last year's best-reviewed TV series in "The Walking Dead." Find out what else is in store for the coming week inside.
  8. Six Picks for the Week of October 3-9

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    Published: October 2, 2011
    This week, George Clooney wages a political fight in "Ides of March," while it's robots who do the fighting in "Real Steel." Also, Feist returns with a new album, things get scary on FX, and gamers gent a chance to vent their rage.
  9. iPhone/iPad Games Guide: What to Buy This Month

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    Published: September 29, 2011
    Our roundup of the best iOS games released in September includes critical favorite "Where's My Water," Adult Swim's "Monsters Ate My Condo," the new strategy word game "Quarrel Deluxe," and more.
  10. Six Picks for the Week of September 19-25

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    Published: September 18, 2011
    This week, watch Charlie Sheen ride the crazy train, while Brad Pitt plays Moneyball and Xbox owners finally get a chance to try the platform's game of the year.
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