Metacritic Reports: Best of 2012

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

    Metacritic's 4th Annual Movie Studio Report Card Image
    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

    Metacritic's 3rd Annual Game Publisher Rankings Image
    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

    Metacritic Users Pick the Best of 2012 Image
    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

    The Best and Worst Movies of 2012 Image
    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

    The Best Videogames of 2012 Image
    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

    The Best Albums of 2012 Image
    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

    The Best iPhone and iPad Games of 2012 Image
    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

    The Freshman 15: 2012's Best Debut Albums Image
    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!

    Metacritic User Poll: Vote for the Best of 2012! Image
    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

    2012 Television Critic Top Ten Lists Image
    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.
Follow Metacritic on

What Our Users Are Talking About

  1. /feature/best-of-february-2019 Image
    Best of February 2019: Top Albums, Games, Movies & TV
    February 28, 2019 - 1 comment
    1. Maggard : Disappointed the PS-Vita releases for February. As games continue to be released, MetaCritic can gain the... Read »
  2. /feature/dvd-blu-ray-release-calendar-march-2019 Image
    DVD/Blu-ray Release Calendar: March 2019
    February 27, 2019 - 1 comment
    1. FelicityFenwick : Creed 2 was entirely overrated and I just was so bored by the plot, by the characters, and by the criminal under use... Read »
  3. /feature/best-of-january-2019 Image
    Best of January 2019: Top Albums, Games, Movies & TV
    January 31, 2019 - 3 comments
    1. SaimKhanChandio : Capcom is no1 in gaming great! Read »
  4. /feature/game-publisher-rankings-for-2018-releases Image
    Metacritic's 9th Annual Game Publisher Rankings
    January 29, 2019 - 12 comments
    1. FelicityFenwick : I love this round up that you guys do every year. Please keep it going. Read »
  5. /feature/film-critics-list-the-top-10-movies-of-2018 Image
    Best of 2018: Film Critic Top Ten Lists
    December 5, 2018 - 16 comments
    1. alenjandro : My name is Alejandro Diego i worked in a shipping company for 7 years without promotion despite my good records ,... Read »
    2. alenjandro : My name is Alejandro Diego i worked in a shipping company for 7 years without promotion despite my good records ,... Read »
  6. /feature/critics-pick-the-top-10-best-tv-shows-of-2018 Image
    Best of 2018: Television Critic Top Ten Lists
    December 4, 2018 - 18 comments
    1. badboyviv : no game of thrones in the list?? Read »
  7. /feature/new-free-games-playstation-xbox-pc-switch Image
    This Month's Free Games
    February 27, 2019 - 11 comments
    1. Vycyous : Apparently, comments cannot be edited or deleted. Forget what I said below. I swear that the Epic Games store free... Read »
    2. Vycyous : You would think a report/article titled "This Month's Free Games" would include the actual free games from, for... Read »
  8. /feature/tv-premiere-dates Image
    2019 Spring TV Premiere Calendar
    February 25, 2019 - 195 comments
    1. CharlieJ_02 : Hey, we have Kids Choice Awards 2019 it all start on March 23rd at 8:00 only on Nickelodeon, Nicktoons, and TeenNick.... Read »