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The Bureau video explores an alien invasion's aftermath

The latest installment in the live action miniseries of trailers for The Bureau: XCOM Declassified explores the wake of a Cold War-era alien invasion in Pima, New Mexico.

Check out the video above to see Special Agent Carter's confusion and resolve as he begins his quest to uncover the mysteries surrounding the knowledge that humanity is not alone in the universe. In "The Aftermath," you'll see the casualties, the crop circles and the aliens that underlie 2K Marin's third-person tactical shooter.

The Bureau: XCOM Declassified is slated for an Aug. 20 release on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Windows PC. Check out our hands-on experience with the game to learn more about the upcoming twist in the XCOM formula. For more on how a live action trailer became publisher 2K Games' The Burn Room miniseries, be sure to read Polygon's interview with director Henry Hobson.

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