Discover the Breathtaking World of Tales of Kenzera: ZAU

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – In an exciting development, Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) along with Surgent Studios has launched the highly anticipated action-adventure platformer, Tales of Kenzera: ZAU. Now gamers across the globe can immerse themselves in an epic adventure available on PlayStation®5, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam, Epic Games Store, and the EA app, all for $19.99.

Tales of Kenzera: ZAU is not just a game; it’s a narrative-rich experience set against the awe-inspiring backdrops inspired by Bantu culture. Players are invited to join a heartfelt coming-of-age story that mirrors a Metroidvania-inspired exploration intertwined with themes of love, loss, resilience, and self-discovery.

Tales of Kenzera™: ZAU
Tales of Kenzera™: ZAU

The Journey of Zau

Created under the visionary direction of BAFTA-nominated actor and Surgent Studios founder Abubakar Salim, Tales of Kenzera: ZAU is a personal project that pays homage to the enduring bond between a father and son. “Bringing Zau’s story to the forefront has been an unforgettable odyssey, touching deep chords of vulnerability within me,” Salim shares. “This game is a tribute to my late father, encapsulating our shared memories and his indelible spirit through the powerful medium of video games.”

In this immersive game, players control Zau, a warrior-shaman faced with the monumental task of resurrecting his father. Guided by the enigmatic deity Kalunga, Zau traverses mystical realms, mastering celestial powers bestowed by the sun and moon, to combat forces that stand in his way.

Tales of Kenzera: ZAU promises an engaging odyssey of spiritual enlightenment, where overcoming adversity is key to unveiling one’s true potential. The game boasts visually stunning artwork, enchanting voice acting, and a mesmerizing original score by multi-award-winning composer Nainita Desai. Together, these elements fuse Bantu cultural inspirations with futuristic aesthetics, crafting a world teeming with lore, ancient shamans, and mythical creatures.

A New Standard in Platform Gaming

Jeff Gamon, General Manager at Electronic Arts Partners, lauds Surgent Studios for their creative prowess and dedication. “From the moment we met Abu, his passion for storytelling and his vision for Surgent Studios was undeniable. With Tales of Kenzera: ZAU, they’ve introduced a resonant tale of courage that’s also a thrilling platformer experience. This EA Originals title is bound to resonate with many players.”

Available now in both retail and digital storefronts, Tales of Kenzera: ZAU is ready for players to begin their quest. The game supports English and Swahili voiceovers, making it accessible to a wide audience. Additionally, the original soundtrack, composed by Nainita Desai, will be available for streaming and download on April 26 across various platforms including Apple Music, iTunes Store, Amazon Music, Spotify, Tidal, YouTube Music, and Deezer.

Join the adventure and discover the powerful stories waiting in the world of Tales of Kenzera: ZAU.

Susan Hill
Susan Hill
Editor in the technology section. Science, programming and, like everyone in this magazine, passionate about movies, entertainment, art (and also technology). Contact: technology (@) martincid (.) com
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