Zone of Enders HD Collection commencing battle on October 30!
Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 September 2012 06:23 Written by LoganDX Wednesday, 19 September 2012 06:23
Many fans hear the name Hideo Kojima and they almost instantly think of Metal Gear. They oft times forget that the famed game maestro has his hands in many more projects. Back in the “Getting ready to take over the world” phase of the PlayStation 2, Konami and Kojima released a crazy fun game called Zone of Enders. The core premise was players battled enemies but in bad-ass robotic suits! Perfect for us gamers fed healthy diets of Twisted Metal. The game itself was a bundle of fun but what really propelled it into the height of the gaming mind was the pack in of a precious demo for the highly anticipated Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty. Double win!
Konami today broke word that the previously announced Zone of the Enders HD Collection will now storm shelves on October 30th. Keeping with the grand tradition, the collection will also include a demo for the upcoming Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance. Well played Konami, well played. Also included in the set will be the sequel to ZOE, The 2nd Runner Special Edition, which never saw the light of day here stateside. With all good HD collections, the games will be jazzed up for this new def era and will get a snazzy new animated intro.
The Zone of the Enders HD Collection will release for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on October 30th. Be ready! Hit the break for the full press release, if you’re into that kind of thing.
Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today unveiled the launch date for ZONE OF THE ENDERS HD COLLECTION, coming October 30 to the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. KONAMI will also include a demo of one of the most anticipated action titles, METAL GEAR RISING: REVENGEANCE, along with the retail version of ZONE OF THE ENDERS HD COLLECTION at launch. The demo will be the first time consumers will be able to experience the title’s thrilling “cut at will” game mechanic first hand at home.
Developed by Kojima Productions, Zone of the Enders HD Collection will include fan favorites Zone of the Enders and the European special edition version of its sequel Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner. This will be the first time these games are available in fully remastered HD, and the first time this version of Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner has been released stateside.
The essential Zone of the Enders series features the engrossing storytelling of Hideo Kojima, paired with thrilling robot fights in a futuristic interplanetary setting. Players experience high-flying robot combat as they grab enemies, unleash a whirlwind of blade strikes and fire off guns from a distance, all while spiraling freely in open air. Partnering with legendary animation house Sunrise, Zone of the Enders HD Collection will also include a brand new opening animation, as well as fully up-resed renders of the original opening animations from the original games.
ZONE OF THE ENDERS HD COLLECTION will be available on October 30th for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft
- Zone of the Enders HD Collection out October 30, with Metal Gear Rising demo
- ‘Zone of the Enders HD Collection’ box art released
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