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‘Assassin’s Creed: Unity’ and ‘LEGO Batman 3' new in games

Omar L. Gallaga
ogallaga@statesman.com

New in video games this week:

“Assassin’s Creed: Unity.” — 18th-century Paris is explored and a new four-player cooperative experience is introduced in the latest in the long-running Ubisoft series. This is one the first made exclusively for next-generation consoles and PC. Rated M for Mature. $60-$130 in Standard, Collector’s and Gold Editions for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Windows PC.

“LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham.” – The reliably entertaining DC Comics game series continues with Batman going into space (!) in order to defeat Braniac. You had us at “Batman in space.” Rated E-10+ for Everyone 10 and Older. $30-$60 for PlayStation 3, PS4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Nintendo 3DS, Windows PC and Nintendo Wii U.

Also out this week: “World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor” (PC), “Halo: The Master Chief Collection” (Xbox One), “Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal” (3DS), “Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric” (Wii U), “Tale of Hearts R” (PS Vita), “Digimon All-Star Rumble” (PS3, Xbox 360), “Pro Evolution Soccer 2015” (Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3, PS4, PC), “Frozen Synapse Prime” (downloadable for PC), “Final Fantasy 14: Game of the Year Edition” (PC), “Magnetic By Nature” (PC), “Global ATC Simulator” (PC), “Minecraft: PS Vita Edition” (PS Vita), “Tropico 5” (Xbox 360), “Senran Kagura: Bon Appetit” (PS Vita), “Shape Up” (Xbox One), “Assassin’s Creed Rogue” (PS3, Xbox 360), “Monopoly: Family Fun Pack” (Xbox One, PS4), “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Danger of the Ooze” (3DS), “Payday 2: Safecracker Edition” (PS3, Xbox 360), “Hello Kitty and Sanrio Friends 3D Racing” (3DS), “Toybox Turbos” (PC), “Valkyria Chronicles” (PC), “Get Off My Lawn” (PC), “Randal’s Monday” (PC), “Deadstone” (PC), “Space Hulk Ascension Edition” (PC), “A World of Keflings” (Wii U), “Tengami” (Wii U), “This War of Mine” (PC), “The Sun and Moon” (PC), “Merch & Mercs: Black Talons” (PC), “Shadows: Heretic Kingdoms” (PC), “Rugby 15” (PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS Vita, PC), “Retro City Rampage DX” (PS3, PS4, PS Vita, Xbox 360, PC, Mac, Wii, 3DS), “The Dream Machine: Episode 5″ (PC, Mac), “Nano Assault NEO-X” (PS4), “Terraria” (PS4).