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I Am Dead Coming to Nintendo Switch as Timed Exclusive

Ghostly adventure puzzle investigation game I Am Dead was announced during the Nintendo Indie World Showcase.

From London-based developer Hollow Ponds, I Am Dead follows the deceased museum curator Morris Lupton, who haunts his hometown of Shelmerston.

Using his ghostly form he can pass through walls, see through objects, and view the memories of villagers. Using his powers, it’s up to him to discover what force threatens his hometown before it’s too late.

You can find the announcement trailer below.

You can find the rundown (via Nintendo) below.


I Am Dead is a charming puzzle adventure game from the creators of Hohokum and Wilmot’s Warehouse about exploring the afterlife.
I am Dead is a charming puzzle adventure game from the creators of Hohokum and Wilmot’s Warehouse about exploring the afterlife.

Morris Lupton is the recently-deceased museum curator of the tiny island of Shelmerston who is reunited with the ghost of his dog Sparky, only to discover that a disaster is about to destroy his beloved island.

Together, they must uncover Shelmerston’s ancient mysteries, prevent the island’s volcano from erupting, and save the place they call home.

Morris and Sparky must unearth a number of Shelmerston’s lost and scattered ghosts. To find them, the duo must visit the places they spent time in, dive inside the memories of the people who knew them best, and learn the stories of their lives.

To help with their mission, Morris uses his newfound power that allows him to peer inside objects and people to reveal their contents and memories, like a supernatural X-Ray!

Along the way you will discover many stories about the history and folklore of Shelmerston, and its cast of curious inhabitants and visitors: tourist finches, the fishfolk, morlos, and the Legend of Aggi – the one who originally silenced the volcano…


I Am Dead launches 2020 as a timed console exclusive on Nintendo Switch.

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