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Tales of Kenzera: Zau

Critics Consensus (Skip It)

While Tales of Kenzera: ZAU boasts a beautiful world and a touching story, its core gameplay might leave you wanting. Critics found the combat repetitive and lacking depth, while exploration felt limited and somewhat restrictive. Occasional technical issues were also reported, potentially disrupting the experience.

Game Info

Wield the dance of the shaman. Reclaim your father’s spirit. Brave the beautiful and treacherous land of Kenzera with the God of Death in Tales of Kenzera: Zau, a metroidvania-style adventure crafted by Surgent Studios.

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RATING & REVIEWS

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CRITIC REVIEWS

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Adrian Burrows (TheSixthAxis)
April 22, 2024
5/10

Tales of Kenzera: ZAU is an ambitious game, and this kind of endeavour should be applauded and encouraged. Seeking to harness the difficult topic of grief in the form of a Metroidvania was always a big ask. Unfortunately, on this occasion, it proved a challenge that simply hasn’t been met.

Jordan Middler (VGC)
April 22, 2024
3/5 stars

Tales of Kenzera: ZAU feels like a studio stretching its legs for the first time. Visually inventive, and full of great platforming, average combat and exploration lets it down

James Wood (WellPlayed)
April 22, 2024
8/10

Tales of Kenzera: ZAU infuses the action platformer with earnest, emotional storytelling and a vibrant, compelling world to explore.

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Tales of Kenzera: Zau Credits

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DIRECTOR(S):

Abubakar Salim

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Nainita Desai

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