War of the Worlds Hits XBL Marketplace Today

on October 26, 2011 9:15 PM

The Patrick Stewart-narrated video game adaptation of H.G. Wells’ War of the Worlds hits the Xbox Live Marketplace today, giving 360 owners the chance to finally run for their lives during an invasion of 1950s London.

You can draw parallels to War of the Worlds’ gameplay with that of the 16-bit Aladdin games or Prince of Persia, but those titles didn’t let you lay the smack down on alien drones with a metal rod, did they?

Other Oceans’ alien adventure will set you back 800 Microsoft Points (or $10 in American Earth currency) and we’re told the game will see a PlayStation Network and PC release in the near future. Check out the launch trailer after the jump and make sure to check back here for our review.


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Eder is a journalism major at the University of Oregon and copy chief of Flux, the School of Journalism and Communication's flagship magazine. When he's not playing video games or writing about them, Eder enjoys going to concerts, walking the UO campus with his trusty iPod, James McCloud, and climbing steep hills in running shoes. His favorite games include Super Mario Bros. 3, Donkey Kong Country 2, Bioshock and The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time.
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