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  1. Six Picks for the Week of February 21-27

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    Published: February 20, 2011
    Last year's best films are celebrated not once but twice, and while this week's new films probably won't be celebrated at all, they could offer solid, escapist fare. Prefer to take matters into your own hands? Two new shooters hit the market on Tuesday.
  2. Six Picks for the Week of February 14-20

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    Published: February 13, 2011
    A new sci-fi movie, a bad-ass fighting game, and a computer that thinks it can win on Jeopardy!? Those are just three of our picks for the upcoming week.
  3. Metacritic's 1st Annual Game Publisher Rankings

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    Published: February 9, 2011
    Find out which videogame publishers topped our charts -- and which had a year to forget -- as we analyze all of 2010's game releases by company.
  4. Six Picks for the Week of February 7-13

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    Published: February 6, 2011
    Now that you've recovered from Puppy Bowl weekend, it's time to celebrate another week of entertainment. Our picks this week include two cop shows with terrific reviews, a limited-release comedy with an excellent cast, and a new album featuring some of the catchiest indie music around.
  5. iPhone/iPad Games Guide: What to Buy This Month

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    Published: January 31, 2011
    January's best-reviewed games for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch include a "Dead Space" title that won't disappoint fans accustomed to the console versions, and an acclaimed new racing title.
  6. The Best Videogames of 2010

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    Published: January 26, 2011
    We reveal 2010's top overall game and the highest-scoring games for each platform. Plus, find out which games our users preferred, and see how the platforms compared to each other.
  7. Six Picks for the Week of January 24-30

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    Published: January 23, 2011
    This week brings an unlikely creature feature starring two '80s pop stars, a great new videogame sequel, and the return of animated spy show Archer.
  8. Six Picks for the Week of January 17-23

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    Published: January 16, 2011
    This week, television returns to both ancient Rome and Pawnee, Indiana, while cinema's best and brightest head to Utah.
  9. The Most Anticipated Games of 2011, Part 2: Platform Exclusives

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    Published: January 14, 2011
    Our preview of the year in gaming concludes with a look at the top titles expected in 2011 that will be exclusive to the 360, PS3, Wii, PC, or handheld platforms.
  10. The Most Anticipated Games of 2011, Part 1: Multi-Platform Titles

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    Published: January 13, 2011
    Our 2011 videogame preview kicks off with a look at the two dozen most-anticipated titles that will be available for multiple platforms, from Portal 2 to Mass Effect 3.
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