Martha Is Dead is a dark first-person psychological thriller, set in 1944 Italy, that blurs the lines between reality, superstition and the tragedy of war. As conflict intensifies between German and Allied forces, the desecrated body of a woman is found drowned… Martha!
Every now and then a game comes along that takes your breath away. We knew from the very start that Martha Is Dead’s tense, dark, emotional tale of love and loss, was such a game. Set in 1940s era Tuscany, you play as Giulia, investigating the death of your twin sister, Martha, as the ominous presence of World War II draws ever closer. You’ll explore the idyllic Italian countryside, take photos and unearth clues in an attempt to unravel the secrets and mystery of what happened to her - in a visually stunning and deeply immersive psychological thriller, from master developer LKA (The Town of Light).
In true Wired Productions style we have attentively crafted a premium physical Collector’s Edition befitting this one of a kind game. From the stunning presentation box to the wealth of exclusive, never-before-seen items, housed therein, this is a must-own celebration of the game for any fan.
The Martha Is Dead Collector’s Edition is individually numbered, with a certificate of authenticity, and is available in strictly limited quantities, exclusively from the Wired online store for the UK and European markets.
This collector's edition is limited to 1000 units world wide and will ship immediately
The Martha Is Dead Collector’s Edition:
The deeply evocative Original Game Soundtrack on Triple Vinyl with gatefold sleeve, including digital download copy.
A physical ESRB copy of Martha Is Dead on PlayStation 5.
Exclusive Metal Case featuring special artwork.
Hardcover Collector’s Artbook, showcasing an exclusive collection of artworks from the game.
‘The White Lady’ book - recount the haunting tale of ‘La Leggenda deLa Dama Bianca’, as told in the game.
Graphic Novel - discover events that precede this dark psychological thriller.
Tarot Cards - A full set of 22 exclusive Tarot Cards with unique artwork, as seen in-game.
Limited Edition Collector’s Coin Pack.
Double-sided poster featuring artwork from the game.
Game Map, showing key game locations.
An exclusive sticker sheet.
Stunning Presentation Box.
Individually numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
A bonus digital copy of Martha Is Dead for the Steam Store.
Artwork and specifications not final and are subject to change.
The game is recommended for an adult audience and is rated ESRB M (Mature), PEGI 18 and USK 16. It is not recommended for players who may find depictions of mature scenes containing blood, dismemberment, disfigurement of human bodies, miscarriage and self-harm disturbing.
Unashamedly authentic voice acting in Italian The first Indie game to launch using the native Italian language as the default setting – for full immersion into the story and the characters.
From the creator of The Town of Light The second game from LKA, the award-winning developer of “The Town of Light” and specialists in reality-based narrative games focused on tough subjects.
Deep and dark multi-layered narrative Martha Is Dead is an exploration of loss, relationships and the psychological undertones of a dark period of history through the eyes of a young woman who seeks the truth, but who also has secrets of her own to hide.
Explore a detailed recreation of the Italian countryside Freely explore the breathtakingly realised Tuscany countryside on foot, by boat, or bike. Grounded in reality, Martha Is Dead’s setting and historical context are inspired by real facts and places that have been faithfully reconstructed in true LKA fashion.
Play with dolls Play with numerous marionette sequences in the puppet theatre to remember repressed memories.
Mixing folklore with superstition Unlock symbols and use tarot cards to unveil new aspects of the game and to summon the spirit of The Lady.
A backdrop of War Collect newspapers, telegrams and listen to the radio to keep updated on what is occurring in the world during the war.
Virtual photography Take pictures for the sheer pleasure of doing so, and also to progress through the story and discover more about the game world. A simulator will guide you through 1940s photography, where you’ll be able to develop your actual photos through a fully working in-game darkroom!
Authentic Italian music of the era Immerse yourself in a deeply evocative and atmospheric soundtrack containing underwater music specialists Between Music and their Aquasonic project; The Town of Light composer Aseptic Void and his moody yet spinetingling tones; and held together in true vintage style featuring reimagined versions of classic tracks including Schubert's Ave Maria, O Bella Ciao, with original tracks written and sung by Francesca Messina, AKA 90s disco star, Femina Ridens.