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Tales of Kenzera: ZAU Review | PC | NoobFeed

NoobFeed editor Jay Claassen writes - Tales of Kenzera: ZAU will take you on one hell of an adventure as it tells a story of grief and overcoming it. The combat and movement mechanics will definitely have you losing more time than you’d like as you explore this masterpiece in design. However, you might also end up learning a few things about yourself and maybe even find closure in a recent loss of your own as you experience Zau’s story, and Zuberi’s resolve.

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SimpleDad37d ago (Edited 37d ago )

LOL, than Hollow Knight is over 9000.

Seth_hun36d ago

Its not a bad game, but a bad metroidvania

Activemessiah36d ago

Ain't nobody playing garbage lol

nzjono36d ago

Sweet Baby Inc Detected, avoid!

Umb36d ago

Yeah and SBI couldn't care less that the studio has gone under. All they're doing is patting themselves in the back on how great their virtual signalling is!!

They don't care about games and gaming, only about pushing their politics and agendas.

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Tales of Kenzera: ZAU (XS) Review | VGChartz

VGChartz's Lee Mehr: "Reminiscent of The Last Case of Benedict Fox, Tales of Kenzera: ZAU feels like 2024's definitive example of mismanaging Metroidvania 101 tenets. And it's a shame to be that harsh when its inspiration feels like a wonderful antidote to the soulless company (EA) backing it and the commercialized entity (TGA) which first advertised it. Through an impassioned sense of grief, Abubakar Salim wanted to craft a story that authentically tries to wrestle with those same feelings. That's a great achievement of the medium as a potential creative outlet. Unfortunately, though, it's saddled to a haphazardly-designed game that falls short of sustaining that enthusiasm and squaring up against its contemporaries."

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SoloGamer114d ago

this review is a 5.5 🙄 that game is WAY better than that!

coolbeans11d ago

Ouch. I'll admit this one is more of a 5.5/6 score coin flip (if you will), but that's about all I can muster for it. There's so many other Metroidvanias out there that do a better job at game design.

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Examining Tales of Kenzera: ZAU's soundscape of grief with composer Nainita Desai

Antony writes: "We talk with composer Nainita Desai on how she poured grief and acceptance into Tales of Kenzera: ZAU's stirring soundtrack."

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Tales of Kenzera: Zau review - Crown Not Lost | TechStomper

"Tales of Kenzera: Zau is a light Metroidvania that would bring a tear to a glass eye - a personal and moving tale in a stunning game world."

- Stuart Cullen, TechStomper

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