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Most anticipated of 2012

This year is full of big releases for all forms of media. The Advocate has picked the ones we’re most excited for. So curl up in a chair with headphones, your Xbox 360 and a big-screen television while you await all of these releases.

ALBUM

“Detox” by Dr. Dre (TBA)
“I Need a Doctor” — the first single of Dr. Dre’s “Detox” — came out last February. There’s no word that the album will be released this year for sure but fans can only hope that this will be the year it finally comes out.

MOVIE

“The Dark Knight Rises” (July 20)
No other movie is generating as much buzz this year as “The Dark Knight Rises.” Christopher Nolan has created a trilogy that is ranked among the greatest superhero movies of all time. Even the trailer has more than 10 million views on YouTube. Set eight years after the events in “The Dark Knight,” Batman has become a fugitive but goes back into battle when Bane wreaks havoc on Gotham City.

VIDEO GAME

“Grand Theft Auto V” (Rumored June 1)
The “Grand Theft Auto” series has always been groundbreaking when it comes to storytelling and open worlds. You can now play multiplayer as you return to Los Santos from the “San Andreas” game. It’s also expected to have as much morally questionable material as ever.

BOOK

“Insurgent” by Veronica Roth (Rumored May 28)
Veronica Roth released a hit with “Divergent,” and she now releases her follow-up with “Insurgent.” This book continues following the story of Tris and now war looms between all the factions. Tris will finally embrace her divergence.

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