Metacritic Features and Reports

  1. The Best Videogames of 2014

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    Published: December 22, 2014
    We reveal the best and worst games for each platform in 2014.
  2. The Best iPhone and iPad Games of 2014

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    Published: December 17, 2014
    Inside, we rank the 25 best-reviewed iOS games of the year.
  3. Metacritic User Poll: Vote for the Best of 2014!

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    Published: December 15, 2014
    Make your picks for the best movies, albums, songs, video games, and TV shows of 2014. We'll tally the results to come up with a Metacritic user consensus in early January.
  4. Best of 2014: Television Critic Top Ten Lists

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    Published: December 9, 2014
    What were critics' favorite television shows of 2014? Find their individual top 10 lists inside, as well as the overall standings ... and check back here for daily updates throughout the month.
  5. Best of 2014: Film Critic Top Ten Lists

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    Published: December 6, 2014
    Over the next month, we'll be collecting year-end top ten lists from dozens of movie critics and publications. Browse the individual lists and view our composite rankings inside.
  6. The Freshman 15: 2014's Best Debut Albums

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    Published: December 4, 2014
    We rank the year's best-reviewed debut albums, including releases from FKA twigs, Ex Hex, East India Youth, Arca, Ought, and more.
  7. Best of 2014: Music Critic Top Ten Lists

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    Published: December 2, 2014
    Over the next month, we'll be collecting year-end top 10 album lists from over 130 music critics, publications, record stores, and other sources. Find individual lists and this year's cumulative rankings inside.
  8. Best of 2014: Film Awards & Nominations Scorecard

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    Published: December 1, 2014
    Find a complete list of 2014's major film awards and nominations from dozens of professional organizations and critic associations, as well as a running scorecard of the year's biggest winners. Check daily for updates throughout December and January.
  9. Video Game Release Calendar & Scorecard - Fall 2014

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    Published: September 23, 2014
    Find a handy list of all notable video game releases scheduled for release before the end of the year for every platform, with updated release dates and Metascores.
  10. TV Premiere Calendar for 2014-15

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    Published: August 7, 2014
    Find a calendar of premiere dates for all upcoming new and returning television shows, plus TV movies and specials.
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    The Best Videogames of 2014
    December 22, 2014 - 5 comments
    1. Nikolord31 : @foxmulder900 Because Wii U version came out in 2013. Read »
    2. foxmulder900 : Why is Rayman Legends listed for PS4 at #10 when the Wii U version scored a 9.2? Shouldn't that make the Wii U... Read »
    3. JRath : In all honesty, it was a rather disappointing year in gaming. Many of the most anticipated titles (i.e. Destiny,... Read »
    4. tucotuti : PS.: A shame that only three NEW games (Dark Souls 2, Bayonetta 2 and Smash 4) received more than 90. Read »
    5. tucotuti : It was a very weak year for gaming, especially for XOne and PS4, so in my opinion the WiiU deserved to win GOTY.... Read »
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    Metacritic User Poll: Vote for the Best of 2014!
    December 15, 2014 - 14 comments
    1. Atermi : Best movie: never saw any 2014 movie Best album: never listened to any 2014 album Best song: never heard any 2014... Read »
    2. easybreezy248 : best movie: by far boyhood and nightcrawler best album: St. Vincent best tv show: Hannibal best video game: PT... Read »
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    2014 Golden Globe Nominations
    December 11, 2014 - 8 comments
    1. easybreezy248 : Hannibal is x10 better than all the shows nominated. Read »
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    Best of 2014: Film Critic Top Ten Lists
    December 6, 2014 - 13 comments
    1. DreamScreen : Seriously? Pulling the "How Green Was My Valley" card? Most cinephiles (and certainly non-cinephiles) recognize that... Read »
    2. Mike_M : Good grief.... Boyhood is a good movie ONLY in premise: "Let's shoot a kid for 12 years!" How anyone enjoyed... Read »