- 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 warfare.
- Uncover the thriller of what occurred to Martha.
Spoiler warning: Martha was lifeless, to start with.
Our journey with Martha Is Lifeless has been a protracted one. From mastering and creating new and present applied sciences, via to balancing the type and tone of the visuals and perfecting and tremendous tuning a strong and poignant story.
We’re glad to say that our growth journey is now coming to an finish, and we’re excited to announce that Martha Is Lifeless will probably 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 warfare. On the open, the desecrated physique of a lady is discovered drowned – your twin sister, Martha. Alone, you could take care of the acute trauma of loss and the fallout of her homicide, trying to find a fact shrouded in mysterious folklore, below the added pressures of warfare, via a deep, darkish and multi-layered narrative.
From the earliest days of creating Martha Is Lifeless we knew we would have liked 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 throughout the business – from photogrammetry strategies via to the rising metahuman expertise from Unreal!
In brief, Martha Is Lifeless was constructed to cater to our personal imaginative and prescient of the place the subsequent technology of gaming would go. We have been heading in the right direction to a level, however the true energy of the Xbox Sequence consoles shocked us, permitting us to push the envelope even additional in our story telling and visible design to carry an excellent stronger connection to the intriguing and troublesome story we would have liked to inform.
Our story could also be thought scary 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 beautiful lovely daylight and deep into the evening – fantastically realised because of the ability and flexibility of the Xbox Sequence household of consoles.
You don’t often 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 via the eyes of Giulia, the dual sister of Martha – freshly studying to take care of 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 troublesome emotion to convey, however this loss has come throughout a time of Battle, an already traumatic occasion to dwell via, 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.
May this darkish pressure be liable 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 good thriller of Martha Is Lifeless for your self.