Metacritic Reports: Best of 2012

  1. Metacritic's 4th Annual Movie Studio Report Card

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    Published: February 12, 2013
    How did the major film studios perform in 2012? We compare the quality and financial performance of their films last year, and also rank over a dozen independent distributors based on the quality of their releases.
  2. Metacritic's 3rd Annual Game Publisher Rankings

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    Published: February 5, 2013
    Which game companies released the best and worst video games in 2012? Find out inside as we reveal our annual Game Publisher Rankings.
  3. Metacritic Users Pick the Best of 2012

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    Published: January 8, 2013
    After weeks of voting, we finally have the results of our annual poll. Find out which movies, games, TV shows, albums, and songs ranked among our users' favorites (as well as the most overrated) of 2012.
  4. The Best and Worst Movies of 2012

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    Published: January 7, 2013
    Inside, you'll find our final rankings of the best and worst films of the past year, overall and by individual genre.
  5. The Best Videogames of 2012

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    Published: December 31, 2012
    As our Best of 2012 series continues, we reveal the year's best video games for each platform.
  6. The Best Albums of 2012

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    Published: December 21, 2012
    Sure, it's no surprise that Frank Ocean had the best-reviewed album of 2012. But which other releases filled out our top 40? Get the full list inside ... and check out the year's worst-reviewed albums, too.
  7. 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.
  8. The Freshman 15: 2012's Best Debut Albums

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    Published: December 18, 2012
    It's time for our annual list of the best debut albums of the year. This year's roster is led by UK singer-songwriter Jessie Ware, but features artists from across Europe and North America. Spotify users can even listen to most of the albums on the list.
  9. 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.
  10. 2012 Television Critic Top Ten Lists

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    Published: December 12, 2012
    Track every year-end top-ten list published by major TV critics and publications, and view the overall composite standings for best TV show of 2012.
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