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Zone of the Enders HD Collection coming to PS3, Xbox 360 this Fall


Update: Konami of America has confirmed the Fall release date.

Konami this morning announced a release date for the Zone of the Enders HD Collection, at least in that territory. The compilation, now due out this Fall, includes both Zone of the Enders and Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner, in enhanced, HD form. The games were originally released on the PlayStation 2 and will be available for both the PS3 and Xbox 360.

Read on for the announcement.

Konami Digital Entertainment Inc. today announced the upcoming Zone of the Enders HD Collection, coming this Fall. Zone of the Enders HD Collection will feature the two main Zone of the Enders games in a special, fully remastered series. The collection will be playable for the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system and the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.

Developed by Kojima Productions, Zone of the Enders HD Collection will include fan favorites Zone of the Enders and its sequel Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner. This will be the first time the games are featured on platforms other than the PlayStation 2 system.

"We are looking forward to bringing the legendary Zone of the Enders series to fans old and new in a high definition format with the Zone of Enders HD Collection," said Tomoyuki Tsuboi, President of Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.

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 control fast and powerful mechs (robots) known as Orbital Frames to blast their enemies into oblivion.