Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner Mars is an enhanced version of the publisher's highly regarded 3D robot action game, which was originally released for PlayStation2 in 2002 and re-released in HD for PlayStatio3 in 2012, of which forms the basis of the new edition. All visual and aural elements have been remastered for native 4K resolution, and the action has been similarly improved with the game experience being ported to VR. As such, the new game retains the unique and beautiful visuals of the original title, but boasts textures in updated 4K while using surround sound techniques to offer layered and immersive audio effects.
The year is 2174 and the despotic BAHRAM military organization is using its new Orbital Frames mech-robot technology to complete the suppression of Mars and the Earth. Seizing control of the Jehuty Orbital Frame - the most powerful craft of its kind - the player is the last hope for the stricken planets. Thus, using the Jehuty unit's advanced technology, the player is charged withstriking deep at the heart of the BAHRAM army.