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  1. The Best Albums of 2014 So Far

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    Published: July 3, 2014
    With 2014 halfway over, we take a look at the best albums released so far this year.
  2. The Best & Worst Movies of 2014 So Far

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    Published: July 2, 2014
    We reveal the best and worst movies released during the first half of 2014.
  3. Movie Preview: 10 Films to See in July

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    Published: July 1, 2014
    We pick out the 10 most notable movies heading to theaters in July, including Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Boyhood, Life Itself, and more.
  4. 10 Best iPhone/iPad Games for June 2014

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    Published: June 30, 2014
    We reveal the best-reviewed iPhone and iPad games of the past month, as well as the top 20 games of 2014 so far.
  5. Music Monday (6/30): This Week's New Albums + Videos

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    Published: June 30, 2014
    Our guide to this week's album releases also features streams of upcoming albums and tracks from Braid, Basement Jaxx, Grimes, The Weeknd, and more. Plus, catch up on the week's music news, and watch new music videos from artists like FKA twigs, Riff Raff, and Steve Aoki.
  6. Quarterly Report: The 25 Best PlayStation 4 Games

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    Published: June 30, 2014
    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 PS4.
  7. Quarterly Report: The 25 Best PC Games

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    Published: June 30, 2014
    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 top PC games.
  8. Quarterly Report: The 25 Best Xbox 360 Games

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    Published: June 30, 2014
    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 Xbox 360.
  9. Quarterly Report: The 25 Best PlayStation 3 Games

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    Published: June 30, 2014
    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 PS3.
  10. Quarterly Report: The 25 Best Xbox One Games

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    Published: June 30, 2014
    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 Xbox One.
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