Metacritic Features and Reports: Games

  1. Quarterly Report: The 25 Best Wii Games

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    Published: December 31, 2012
    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 best games available for the Wii.
  2. The Best iPhone and iPad Games of 2012

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    Published: December 20, 2012
    Find out which iOS titles finished the year as 2012's best in our annual look at the top games for Apple mobile devices.
  3. Metacritic User Poll: Vote for the Best of 2012!

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    Published: December 17, 2012
    Voting is now open in our third annual Metacritic User Poll. Give us your picks for the best movies, TV shows, albums, songs, and videogames of 2012.
  4. Six Picks for the Week of December 10-16

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    Published: December 9, 2012
    This week, film awards season kicks into high gear while Peter Jackson returns to Middle-Earth. There's also a new Big Boi album, a pair of high-profile TV finales, and more.
  5. Six Picks for the Week of December 3-9

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    Published: December 2, 2012
    While it's a big week for gamers (a new console title with great reviews, an old console classic reborn as a mobile game, and the VGAs), the big screen gets a visit from Bill Murray, while TV viewers have a few specials to choose from. Get all of this week's picks inside.
  6. 10 Best iPhone/iPad Games for November 2012

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    Published: November 29, 2012
    November's best iOS games include the Tetris-in-reverse puzzler "Dream of Pixels" and the latest installment of "Angry Birds." Check out all of the month's best releases inside.
  7. Hardware Review: Wii U

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    Published: November 19, 2012
    Nintendo's Wii U is the first new gaming console to launch in six years. Is its innovative GamePad controller winning over critics, or is Nintendo still lagging behind Microsoft and Sony? Find out inside, where we collect Wii U reviews from dozens of publications.
  8. Six Picks for the Weeks of November 19-December 2

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    Published: November 18, 2012
    The week ahead brings Ang Lee's acclaimed film adaptation of "Life of Pi," new installments in R. Kelly's crazy "Trapped in the Closet" series, and more, while next week finds Brad Pitt starring in "Killing Them Softly." Find more picks for the next two weeks inside.
  9. Six Picks for the Week of November 12-18

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    Published: November 11, 2012
    The week ahead brings the year's most-anticipated videogame, the first new gaming console in six years, the latest films from acclaimed directors David O. Russell and Joe Wright, and more.
  10. 10 Best iPhone/iPad Games for October 2012

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    Published: October 30, 2012
    We run down the 10 best iPhone/iPad games released over the past month, including an addictive new arcade-style fighting game, a stylish new multiplayer word game, and a remake of the PC classic "The Last Express."
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