Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc., today announced that Zone of the Enders HD Collection is now available for the PlayStation®3 system and the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. In addition, the Zone of the Enders HD Collection Limited Edition has been released in North America on the same platforms. Both versions of the HD Collection include a demo of one of the most anticipated action titles of next year, METAL GEAR RISING: REVENGEANCE. The Limited Edition bundle also includes an import “ReMIX SELECTION” soundtrack disc, an 8 ½” x 11″ 100-page art book featuring classic and never-before-seen artwork from famed game artist Yoji Shinkawa, and special gold metallic packaging.
“Last month at KONAMI’s San Francisco Gamers Night, we announced that Zone of the Enders HD Collection would also be available in a Limited Edition pack and gamers went crazy,” said Tomoyuki Tsuboi, President of Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. “We’re happy that fans are excited for the cool extra features we are offering along with the fully re-mastered versions of these games from the popular franchise.”
Zone of the Enders HD Collection includes stunningly up-resed and remastered versions of two groundbreaking games for the PlayStation®2, Zone of the Enders (2001) and the European special edition version of Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner (2003). The inclusion of the European special edition version of Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner introduces new content to North American fans in the form of a new difficulty level, new missions, and more.
The essential Zone of the Enders series features 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 also includes a brand new opening animation, as well as fully up-resed renders of the opening animations from the original games.
Zone of the Enders HD Collection is rated M for Mature by the ESRB and is now available nationwide for a suggested retail price of $39.99 for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360. The Zone of the Enders HD Collection Limited Edition bundle is also rated M for Mature and available on the same platforms for a suggested retail price of $59.99