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Anubis: Zone of The Enders
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Anubis: Zone of The Enders
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アヌビス ゾーン オブ エンダーズ
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Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner

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Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner, known in Japan as Anubis: Zone of the Enders (アヌビス ゾーン オブ エンダーズ), is a video game that was developed and published by Konami for the PlayStation 2 in 2003. The sequel to Zone of the Enders, the game was produced by, and is closely associated with Hideo Kojima. The game is based around mecha combat. Most mecha were designed by Yoji Shinkawa, the character and mechanical designer for the Metal Gear Solid series, with the exception of Lloyd and Inhert who were designed by Kazuma Kaneko of Megami Tensei fame. The character illustrations and select mecha illustrations were created by Tsubasa Masao.

A variety of weapons, enemies, and boss battles have been added to the game. The "Special Edition" PAL and NTSC-J versions of the game featured a variety of additions and extras to the game, including new VR Training options, added scenarios, more difficulties, a music video featuring a remixed "Beyond the Bounds" theme, improved anti-aliasing and graphical optimizations, and new Orbital Frames for Versus Mode, among other improvements to the game.

While the previous installment of the series covered themes such as the loss of innocence and the morality of killing, this game featured themes such as camaraderie, duty, vengeance, and mortality.

Today, the game is considered a rarity. In their July 2007 issue, the Official UK PlayStation 2 Magazine included the 2nd Runner in a list of hard-to-find PS2 games, along with ten other titles.
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