Across the gulf of space, minds immeasurably superior to ours regarded this Earth with envious eyes. Slowly, and surely, they drew their plans to rise against us on October 26th 2011.
That's the date folks. If you're of a weaker disposition, prepare your bunker to hide in. If you're a gamer though, charge up that controller and ready yourself for battle against the alien hoard.
If you need a refresher course, here's a trailer to remind of the war that awaits.
Need even more details before you decide to make that purchase? Check out this screenshot laden article
, and another showcasing the Paddington Station
The official description details how, unlike the Hollywood film of the same name, this title does the decent thing and follows the original story by H.G. Wells with some additions:
The War of the Worlds is a dark and breathtaking new vision of the classic H.G. Wells novel, retold as a single player side-scrolling action-adventure, narrated by the acclaimed and distinguished actor, Patrick Stewart.
Set in London, the gameplay narrative parallels the timeline and events from the 1953 movie adaptation, but introduces a new stroy arc, characters, locations and sub-plots. With gameplay paying homage to classic cinematic platformers such as Flashback, Out of This World and Price of Persia, the game follows the exploits of an unknown everyman struggling to escape the Martian invasion of London and rescue his family
The chances of anything coming from Mars, are a million to one it's said. But still they come; October 26th. The price is not yet confirmed.