After a long hiatus, Remedy Games (Max Payne) is coming back in a big way with Alan Wake, the action/horror title that’s hitting next month. While the game is looking truly stunning, they’re letting gamers get immersed in the world in a completely different way.

Today the first two episodes of a live-action series called Bright Falls have hit exclusively on Xbox Live. Titled “Oh Deer” and “Time Flies”, they’re both pretty decent and really show off the game’s influences… Twin Peaks,
especially. They also serve as a handy introduction to a few of the characters from the game, like the Alan Wake-obsessed waitress from the town diner. (He’s such a good writer! And so handsome, too!) You can queue them for download at right here, or just find them through your console.

Here’s an idea of what to expect-

Check out our
preview of Alan Wake
for more on the game. Just one more month to go!