The latest entry in the EA Originals label, Tales of Kenzera: ZAU was announced at The Game Awards for PS5 and is a side-scrolling action adventure effort from Surgent Studios, a development house founded by actor Abubakar Salim (Assassin’s Creed: Origins, Raised by Wolves).
Boasting uniquely vibrant and colorful visuals, together with action-packed platforming gameplay, Tales of Kenzera: ZAU looks set to continue EA Original’s streak of providing players with something entirely fresh and satisfying to get their paws on.
You can catch the synopsis and first trailer for Tales of Kenzera below.
“Prepare to adventure into the beautiful and treacherous lands of Kenzera as Zau, a young shaman who bargains with the God of Death to bring his Baba back from darkness. Embark on a poignant single-player story shaped by actor Abubakar Salim’s own experience with grief, discovering how love gives us the courage to press on after devastating loss. Wield powers from the Sun and the Moon to defeat restless spirits in rhythmic combat and become a worthy Nganga: a spiritual healer.
Discover a rich universe with untold lore of chaos and order and journey through mystical 2.5D realms awash with color and depth, emboldened by multi-award-winning composer Nainita Desai’s enchanting original score. Crafted by Surgent Studios, the entertainment studio founded by actor Abubakar Salim (Assassin’s Creed: Origins, Raised by Wolves) and published by EA Originals, Tales of Kenzera™: ZAU takes you on a thrilling emotional journey inspired by the rich myths of Bantu cultures.”
Tales of Kenzera: ZAU releases for PS5 on April 23, 2024.