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Zone of the Enders HD | Review

Posted on December 11, 2012 by Jason Bassett

Version Tested: Xbox 360 (Also available on PlayStation 3). 

In March of 2001, Konami unleashed a new type of game on the world with Zone of the Enders. It was a completely different take on the Mech action genre and hailed as one of the very best the industry had seen. Zone of the Enders was developed by an in-house team at Konami, led by legendary game designer Hideo Kojima. In this version of the game, Zone of the Enders HD features both entries of the original Playstation 2 hits: Zone of the Enders and Zone of the Enders: 2nd Runner. Each of these games contain frantic action and great story telling.

But, is Zone of the Enders HD worth your pickup?Read More


Zone of the Enders HD Collection Out Next Month, Includes Metal Gear Rising Demo

Posted on September 19, 2012 by Shane Rowbotham

Just Announced today by Konami Digital Entertainment, the upcoming HD Remastered Version of Zone of the Enders will be releasing in October for the Xbox 360, and Playstation 3 Consoles, as reported by VG247. Not only that, as an added slice of gratitude, Konami will slip in a bonus demo of the MGS Spin-Off, Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance.

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Z.O.E HD Collection Will Make Mech Fans Very Happy

Posted on June 1, 2012 by Rae Michelle Richards

During their E3 press conference Konami showcased a small segments sorrounding the upcoming Zone of the Enders HD Collection. Combining ports of the first two Zone of the Enders games, originally realsed on the PlayStation 2, Z.O.E HD hopes to introduce a new set of Mech Fans to Kojima’s action packed mech universe.

The segment was rather short but did touch up on a few key points sorrounding this HD upgrade. Similar to what Konami did with the Metal Gear Solid HD Collection textures have been remastered and updated for 1080P displays.  In the video we are shown a side-by-shot showcasing the difference between these two versions. As well as the techniques used by artists to clean up some of the traditional 2D anime artwork.

As a mech fan, I can honestly say I am excited for the Z.O.E HD Collection. Check out the latest developer diary after the jump, Z.O.E HD will be out in Japan in late October and at an unspecified date in Fall 2012 for North America.Read More


New Zone of the Enders Annnounced

Posted on May 25, 2012 by Jason Bassett

Today at the Zone of the Enders HD press event, it was revealed that a brand new Zone of the Ender’s is currently under developed by Kojima Productions.

Additionally, Konami announced a prized special edition of Zone of the Enders  that includes a remixed soundtrack, glossy booklets for both of the remade titles, and the ReBOOT Book, which features dialogues between Hideo Kojima and art director Yoji Shinkawa looking at the remake’s development.

No major details have been announced for the new Zone of the Enders, including plans for E3.


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