Wired Productions and leading Italian Studio LKA.it announced that their dark psychological thriller, Martha Is Dead, was awarded ‘Best Innovation’ by an international jury at last night’s 10th annual Italian Video Game Awards.
Hosted by Italian Interactive Digital Entertainment Association (IIDEA), Martha Is Dead also placed runner-up for the ‘Best Italian Game’ award, in an event which recognises the Italian games industry on the world stage.
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Martha Is Dead is set in Tuscany, Italy in 1944, as conflict intensifies between German and Allied forces. The story follows Giulia, the young daughter of a German soldier, investigating the death of her twin sister, Martha. Blurring the lines between reality, superstition, and the tragedy of War, Martha Is Dead has received worldwide critical acclaim since its launch in February this year.
“It is an honour for Martha Is Dead to have been recognised amongst some of the greatest studios, minds and games within the Italian Video Game Industry.” Said Luca Dalco, Founder & Director, LKA. “Winning this award makes the development journey truly worthwhile, thank you.”
“Martha Is Dead is a revolutionary game with an important story to tell, and we are proud to see this appreciated, especially amongst many notable Italian games and studios.” Said Leo Zullo, Managing Director, Wired Productions. “I am so proud of Luca and the team at LKA who, through five years of development, truly deserve this award.”
The physical edition of Martha Is Dead is available at retail for PlayStation 4 and 5. Both the digital and physical versions of the game are available to purchase for: Ł24.99 / €29.99 / $29.99.