The War of the Worlds commences on Oct. 26

Xbox Live Arcade side-scroller The War of the Worlds has been dated for later this month, October 26th, the game’s Facebook presence informs (via).

The Other Ocean Interactive-developed title sees you controlling an unnamed character in London as the invasion’s happening.

A quickie of a video diary recently hit as well. Catch those 46 seconds for the latest glimpse of what to expect: