Metacritic Features and Reports: Games

  1. Six Picks for the Week of June 13-19

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    Published: June 12, 2011
    This week, two classic videogames are reborn, "Green Lantern" heads to cineplexes, and aliens invade TNT. Plus, listen to the new Junior Boys album.
  2. Six Picks for the Week of June 6-12

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    Published: June 5, 2011
    This week, after months of major buzz, J.J. Abrams' "Super 8" finally crashes your local cineplex. Plus, the gaming industry gathers in Los Angeles, while music fans head to Tennessee.
  3. iPhone/iPad Games Guide: What to Buy This Month

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    Published: June 1, 2011
    May's best-reviewed iOS games include a great new soccer game, a prequel to an acclaimed RPG, and a variety of puzzle and action titles. Pick out some to add to your iPhone or iPad.
  4. L.A. Noire: Inside the Reviews

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    Published: May 19, 2011
    The newest original game concept from "Grand Theft Auto" creator Rockstar Games arrived in stores this week after months of hype. How good did it turn out to be? We take a closer look at the critical response to detective thriller "L.A. Noire."
  5. Six Picks for the Week of May 16-22

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    Published: May 15, 2011
    This week sees the arrival of 2011's most-anticipated videogame and the fourth installment in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. It's also the week to learn about the networks' fall schedules, and take a new tour of the Star Wars universe.
  6. Six Picks for the Week of May 9-15

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    Published: May 8, 2011
    This week, "Smallville" comes to an end, while The Cars make a new beginning. There's also a Judd Apatow-produced comedy, a new disc from Lonely Island, and a first-person shooter that isn't a sequel.
  7. The Disconnect: When Gamers Disagree With Critics

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    Published: May 4, 2011
    The release of Portal 2 exposed a divide between game critics and users. While that title's user scores have rebounded, others haven't. We take a look at the games with the biggest score differentials between professional reviewers and gamers.
  8. iPhone/iPad Games Guide: What to Buy This Month

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    Published: May 2, 2011
    April's best iOS games include plenty of choices for fans of action puzzle games (including a port of the award-winning Wii game "World of Goo") as well as other familiar titles that are appearing on the platform for the first time.
  9. Six Picks for the Week of April 18-24

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    Published: April 17, 2011
    This week's best bets include one of the most anticipated videogames of the year and the return of an acclaimed HBO drama.
  10. iPhone/iPad Games Guide: What to Buy This Month

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    Published: March 30, 2011
    March's best iOS games include the latest Angry Birds title -- which also happens to be a rare movie tie-in with stellar reviews -- plus several updated 1980s-era classics and the first Tom Clancy shooter made for the iPhone.
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