Metacritic Features and Reports

  1. 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.
  2. 2010-11 TV Scorecard: The Best and Worst Shows and Networks

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    Published: May 3, 2011
    It's time for our annual look at the best and worst of the past television season. Find out which first-year broadcast and cable shows impressed critics and users the most, and see how the major networks compared.
  3. 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.
  4. Six Picks for the Week of May 2-8

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    Published: May 1, 2011
    The summer movie season begins this week, which means it's hammer time for one Marvel superhero, while Mel Gibson's comeback begins with a puppet show. For music fans, the early word on new albums from Beastie Boys and Fleet Foxes is good, and Lady Gaga performs on HBO.
  5. April's Best New Music - 2011

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    Published: April 29, 2011
    This month's list includes albums by a 70-year-old singer-songwriter and a band that hasn't released an LP in two decades, a solo effort from an Animal Collective member, and a new post-hardcore classic.
  6. Film Friday: This Week's Movie News and New Trailers

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    Published: April 29, 2011
    It's a big one this week. Watch the very first trailers for the "Harry Potter" conclusion and "Transformers: Dark of the Moon," get another look at "X-Men: First Class," and catch up on this week's developments and rumors, including reports about a new "Terminator" with Arnold Schwarzenegger.
  7. DVD Release Calendar: May 2011

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    Published: April 28, 2011
    Our handy calendar lists the film and television DVD and Blu-ray releases coming in May, from "The Green Hornet" to season three of "True Blood."
  8. Predict the Summer Movie Metascores!

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    Published: April 27, 2011
    It's time to think like a critic and make your Metascore predictions for this summer's biggest movies.
  9. Summer Movie Preview: 30 Most-Anticipated Films

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    Published: April 26, 2011
    Get details and trailers for the 30 biggest films coming out over the next four months. While you're at it, read about the other 80+ movies heading to theaters this summer in our super-sized preview.
  10. Six Picks for the Week of April 25-May 1

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    Published: April 24, 2011
    Steve Carell says his goodbyes on NBC's "The Office," while Explosions in the Sky return with a new album and two new action films arrive in theaters. Find out what else is on tap for the week ahead inside our latest 6 Picks.
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