Hello guys! I’m Tommaso Bonanni, technical director at Caracal Video games, we’re collaborating intently with writer Wired Productions on the upcoming psychological thriller, Martha Is Useless. I’m right here at this time for 2 crucial causes, firstly, to share the thrilling information that the sport will launch on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 on February 24, 2022 – and secondly, to speak about how we’ve have leveraged PS5 tech, together with the DualSense wi-fi controller, to immerse gamers within the recreation.
For these of you who’re new to the sport, Martha Is Useless is a first-person psychological thriller from LKA, who’re recognized for creating reality-based narrative video games. Set in Forties Italy throughout World Struggle 2, the sport explores a distressing interval in historical past from the angle of a household that has had their world turned the wrong way up.
Martha is useless, and taking part in as her twin sister Giulia, you should unravel the story and hunt for the reality in a world shrouded by mysterious folklore, superstition, and the acute horror of warfare.
The immersive options of the DualSense controller offered potent new methods to drag gamers into this psychological expertise. For instance, in moments of elevated rigidity and concern, gamers really feel the heightened heartbeat of the protagonist. Gamers can even really feel the distinction of the character’s footfalls throughout completely different terrain. Our purpose was to assist gamers really feel Giulia’s motion and feelings as she explores and searches for clues.
The resistance of the adaptive triggers lets us draw gamers additional into the darkish world. For instance, taking photos with the protagonist’s classic Forties digital camera feels extra tactical because of the triggers. That is key, as pictures performs a core position in unraveling the prevailing thriller.
The PS5’s 3D Audio additionally lets us envelope gamers within the unnerving world of Martha Is Useless. This impact is mixed with the DualSense controller’s speaker to emit sounds throughout the setting in surprising methods. For instance, hear dialogue from a cellphone name or the press of a lighter by the controller’s speaker.
We are able to’t wait so that you can expertise all of this and extra beginning February 24, 2022. Within the meantime, look out for extra details about Martha Is Useless coming quickly, and thanks for studying!