Halo 4 live-action series first episode released

Oh, you may enjoy playing those Halo video games, running around and shooting people over the Internet, but you don't truly appreciate Halo unless you've read the novels and comics, bought the dolls, and watched the anime and, now, live-action series. Microsoft released the twenty-minute first episode of Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn this morning, with more of the universe-building any true fan craves.

The series focuses on a group of cadets at a military academy, who'll need to learn to get along, pull together, and save the galaxy and all that. Saved by the Bell with guns, really.

It'll come in five weekly episodes, then an extended Special Edition will be sold digitally and on disc from December. That'll also be included with Halo 4's Limited Edition, which launches alongside the game on November 6. Look, the first episode: