- Discover a photorealistic recreation of the Italian countryside, by foot, bike or boat.
- Uncover a darkish multi-layered narrative which blurs the strains between actuality, superstition and the tragedy of conflict.
- Uncover the thriller of what occurred to Martha.
Spoiler warning: Martha was useless, to start with.
Our journey with Martha Is Lifeless has been a protracted one. From mastering and creating new and current applied sciences, by means of to balancing the model and tone of the visuals and perfecting and effective tuning a strong and poignant story.
We’re blissful to say that our growth journey is now coming to an finish, and we’re excited to announce that Martha Is Lifeless might be launching on the Xbox household of consoles on February 24th, 2022.
If that is your first time being launched to the sport, Martha Is Lifeless is a darkish first-person psychological thriller, set in 1944 Italy, which blurs the strains between actuality, superstition and the heavy tragedy of conflict. On the open, the desecrated physique of a lady is discovered drowned – your twin sister, Martha. Alone, you should cope with the acute trauma of loss and the fallout of her homicide, trying to find a fact shrouded in mysterious folklore, beneath the added pressures of conflict, by means of a deep, darkish and multi-layered narrative.
From the earliest days of creating Martha Is Lifeless we knew we wanted to push the boundaries of visible constancy to assist current the impression of our darkish story to the world. From the offset, we started testing the waters with model new tech nonetheless in growth and never but mastered inside the trade – from photogrammetry strategies by means of to the rising metahuman know-how from Unreal!
Briefly, Martha Is Lifeless was constructed to cater to our personal imaginative and prescient of the place the subsequent technology of gaming would go. We had been heading in the right direction to a level, however the true energy of the Xbox Collection consoles shocked us, permitting us to push the envelope even additional in our story telling and visible design to carry a fair stronger connection to the intriguing and tough story we wanted to inform.
Our story could also be thought frightening and “darkish” to an extent, however we welcome gamers to freely discover our extremely detailed recreation of the Italian countryside, by foot, bike or boat – each in gorgeous lovely daylight and deep into the night time – fantastically realised because of the ability and flexibility of the Xbox Collection household of consoles.
You don’t normally see key spoilers printed in large letters on the entrance of a field, however hey, Martha is Lifeless – that is the important thing leaping off level into the sport. All through your time with Martha Is Lifeless, you’ll be dwelling by means of the eyes of Giulia, the dual sister of Martha – freshly studying to cope with the lack of her closest confidant and the impression this has on her rapid household and ongoing life.
Loss is an extremely highly effective and tough emotion to convey, however this loss has come throughout a time of Struggle, an already traumatic occasion to stay by means of, made all of the extra daunting by the mysterious story from native folklore relating to The Girl of the Lake, an ethereal entity and darkish energy which governs the lake the place the physique of Martha is found.
Might this darkish drive be accountable for the tragedy and misdeeds occurring? You’ll be capable to discover out on February 24th once you’ll be capable to begin unravelling the nice thriller of Martha Is Lifeless for your self.