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‘COD: Advanced Warfare,’ ‘Wolf Among Us’ lead big games week

Omar L. Gallaga
ogallaga@statesman.com

New video games this week:

“Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare.” — The makers of “COD: Modern Warfare 3” are back in the saddle with this futuristic take on military privatization and exoskeleton-powered soldiers. Of course, it’s the new battlefields, weapons and character upgrades in multiplayer mode that’ll keep players coming back. Rated M for Mature. $60-$120 in Day Zero, Atlas Limited and Atlas Pro Editions, for Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and Windows PC.

“The Wolf Among Us.” – In case you missed it during its episodic release online, this retail version of the Telltale adaptation of the “Fables” comic book series is spectacularly animated and well-told. Rated M for Mature. $30 for PS3, PS4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.

Also out this week: “Harvest Moon 3D: The Lost Valley” (Nintendo 3DS), “Rocksmith 2014” (Xbox One, PS4), “MotoGP 14” (Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3, PS4), “The Walking Dead: Season Two” (PS Vita), “Disney Infinity 2.0: Toy Box Starter Pack” (PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Nintendo Wii U), “Disney Planes Fire and Rescue” (Nintendo DS, 3DS, Nintendo Wii, Wii U), “Big Hero 6” (DS, 3DS), “Pier Solar HD” (downloadable for Wii U), “The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth” (PS Vita, PS4, PC, Mac, Linux), “Defenders of Time” (PC, Mac), “Never Alone” (Xbox One, PS4, PC), “A Bird Story” (PC, Mac, Linux), “Depth” (PC), “Soul Axiom” (PC), “Rabbids Invasion” (PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One), “BioShock Infinite: Complete Edition” (PS3, Xbox 360), “Pier Solar and the Great Architects” (Wii U), “The Swapper” (Wii U), “Crowntakers” (PC).