Metacritic Reports: Best of 2016

  1. Metacritic's 7th Annual Game Publisher Rankings

    Metacritic's 7th Annual Game Publisher Rankings Image
    Published: February 13, 2017
    We reveal the past year's best and worst videogame publishers (based on 2016 releases) in our 7th annual Game Publisher Rankings.
  2. 2017 Oscar Nominations

    2017 Oscar Nominations Image
    Published: January 24, 2017
    Find a complete list of nominees for the 89th Academy Awards, representing the best films of 2016.
  3. Metacritic Users Pick the Best of 2016

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    Published: January 5, 2017
    The results of our 7th annual user poll are in! Find out which albums, movies, TV shows, and games were the favorites of the Metacritic community in 2016.
  4. The Best Movies of 2016

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    Published: January 4, 2017
    We reveal our final official ranking of the year's best movies, and compare the overall slate of 2016 releases to years past.
  5. The 15 Worst Movies of 2016

    The 15 Worst Movies of 2016 Image
    Published: January 3, 2017
    We reveal the 15 lowest-scoring films released during 2016.
  6. The 20 Best New TV Shows of 2016

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    Published: December 29, 2016
    We rank the highest scoring first-year TV series of 2016, from Atlanta to Stranger Things.
  7. The Best Miniseries, TV Movies, and Specials of 2016

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    Published: December 28, 2016
    We rank the highest-scoring TV one-offs of 2016, including limited series, TV movies, and TV specials.
  8. The 10 Worst TV Shows of 2016

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    Published: December 27, 2016
    Find out which of 2016's first-year TV shows scored the lowest with critics.
  9. The Best Albums of 2016

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    Published: December 23, 2016
    We rank the 40 highest-scoring album releases of 2016. You can also find lists of the best reissues and 2016's lowest-scoring albums as well as our users' favorite albums of the year.
  10. The 20 Best iPhone/iPad Games of 2016

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    Published: December 21, 2016
    We rank the highest-scoring iOS games released during 2016.
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