A New Zone of the Enders Is In Development

By Ishaan . May 25, 2012 . 8:30am

With Zone of the Enders HD Collection due out this fall, Kojima Productions have begun work on a third game in the series, they revealed at a special preview event. This is internally being referred to as “Enders Project”.


Japanese site, 4Gamer, were at the event and report that Hideo Kojima revealed that the sequel project will potentially be developed using Kojima Productions’ Fox Engine. Currently, the project is in its experimentation phase, with real life models of the mechs being created as a base for the in-game assets.


Kojima Productions didn’t say when they aim to release this game.

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  • MrRobbyM

    I don’t even know what to say.

  • evilmoogle

    is all i need to say:

  • Paradox me

    Zone of the Enders on Fox Engine? Dreams do come true!

  • GreekGod88


  • Victoria [Rokuso3]

    I didn’t finish Z.O.E. 2, but now I know I MUST. This is great news ^^. I just hope this third episode is far longer or something…

  • http://www.facebook.com/JaeWhy SasuleUchiha

    Never played this series before but definitely looking forward to the HD Collection and this :D

    • Phlo

      You are in for a treat.

  • Lexaus_the_Alchemist

    Whelp, that confirms it: there is a God. Hands up for the Holy One!! Woot woot!!

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/5SNYAEHLGTRVRVRPQPNS3QC7KU Etheldreda

      Don’t get too hyped though

      Next thing we know you’re one of those people crying about how it wasnt up to your expectations.

      • Lexaus_the_Alchemist

        Oh believe me, I’m keeping my overall expectations relatively grounded, but the mere announcement is enough to make me happy. =)

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Wayne-LaBranch/100002132711844 Wayne LaBranch

     Going make sure i’m not passed out drunk in some alley dreaming~

  • neo_firenze


    Just when I was starting to wonder whether Konami had anything left in the tank.  Perhaps I was wrong to doubt them – a new ZOE, a rumored 2D Castlevania on 3DS and 3D Lords of Shadow sequel on PS360, and hopefully Metal Gear Rising actually coming fairly soon.  Not bad at all.

  • Farid Belkacemi

    YES ! *moonwalk*

  • http://twitter.com/ChestnutBowl Chestnut Bowl


  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Diego-Oliveira/100000756451135 Diego Oliveira

    Me like this.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Jonathan-Ingram/100002032335254 Jonathan Ingram

    So, Kojima finally gets to work on something other than MGS for a change?  Nice.

  • Djanjo Nakkuruzu Fortis


  • Luis Camargo

    ZOE, it has been far too long /OcelotVoice.


  • Cephrien

    Now everything is right with the world.

  • omeganeko

    Raise your hands in the air……if your happy about this news.

    • Christopher Nunes

      *Raises hands*


    • Testsubject909

      Can’t. Would not be able to type if I did.

  • Tom_Phoenix

    I wonder if this is the ZOE 3DS project that Kojima hinted at on his Twitter?


    • Farid Belkacemi

      Looking at the jehuty, I think we’ll have the first one remade on 3DS… Or maybe a spin-off… Or Kojima is just a troll :p

    • LynxAmali

      You’re forgetting the BIS2 before it.
      Fist Of Mars Sequel. Calling it.

    • kylehyde

      Yeah, I haven’t forgotten this. I hope that Kojima don’t.

    • Solomon_Kano

      I don’t think it is. In all Kojima’s talks of the Fox Engine, I don’t think he ever said it was up for 3DS.

      I’m sure that’s in the works as well, but I’m doubtful this is it.

      • Tom_Phoenix

        Currently, there is nothing linking this to the hinted ZOE 3DS, so it’s true that this could be a different project altogether. Infact, knowing Kojima, I would even say that an HD console release is more likely.

        However, it was never stated that the Fox Engine is specific to any platform(s). As such, it’s not impossible that the Fox Engine is meant to be an extremely flexible engine that works on multiple platforms, much like Capcom’s MT Framework, which has been used to develop both handheld and HD console titles.

        • Solomon_Kano

          I know he never stated specific consoles but, and I’m likely wrong, didn’t he say something to the effect of it being for “high spec” systems or something? If he said that at all, which he probably didn’t, then that’d certainly be the first time I’ve heard of the 3DS being in that range.

          Either way, I hope that project isn’t dead. It would be darn interesting to see a portable ZOE (well, beyond the HD collection on Vita).

  • AzureNova

    There are no words to describe how happy I am right now except for this sentence.

    Ladies and gentelmen, our prayers have been answered (Looks up at sky with clenched fist in tears) =^_^=

  • http://twitter.com/cwejin John Smith

    YES! (^^)/

  • Rohan Viajar


  • LynxAmali

    Better be ZoE 3!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1307850068 Anthony Newell
  • http://myanimelist.net/profile/Kuronoa Kuronoa

    Then again I should play that GBA game sometime.  Anime too…

  • epy

    YES…! YES…!

  • TrevHead


  • http://strictlyapathy.comoj.com/ SoulArbiter

    This was a long time coming! And so very welcomed! Gundams are nice and all, but another Z.O.E. is definitely something to look forward for.

  • Mago Iichi

    Is this real? Am I being punked? Don’t tease me Kojima T-T

  • AokiShizuku


  • Alexander Aubert

    “YEESSSSSS!!!!” -Cheri white-

  • boundries_san

    HAIL!!!!! KOJIMA!!!!!!!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Altin-Bujupaj/1157167838 Altin Bujupaj

    I can’t believe no one posted this one yet..

    My reaction in a “brainshell”:


  • Solomon_Kano

    So much… so much excitement! I’ve been waiting Kojimaaaaaaa!

    Fox Engine guarantees that it’s not that ZOE 3DS that was teased a while back, so this is fudging incredible. That concept art it looking great too. Just… just… yes!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_J24UY7QAEKQY576PHZYS3EN6BA Celine


  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Alexander-Groce/100000039461956 Alexander Groce

    Miracles do happen

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Dsav-Sav/1070454715 Dsav Sav


  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Dsav-Sav/1070454715 Dsav Sav

    oh wow i just saw this now after thinking this would almost never happen……

    yeah it’s official everyone, the world is ending lol.

  • Zero Shift

    Nearly 10 years I’ve been waiting…a decade! And here it finally is. This is such great news. Take your sweet time working on the game and polishing it to be the best it can be Kojima, because now that it’s been finally officially announced, diehard fans like me can rest easy knowing that you care :)

  • Vampiric

    the gba title is my favorite

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1228290322 Elly Honda

    i really dont need to see any screens or anything from this game.

    just take the money out of my account when its ready and leave it at my door, please.

    • Testsubject909

      No! You Fool!

      If they leave it at your door, someone might come to steal it!

      • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1228290322 Elly Honda

        nah. i dont forsee any military wives around here taking it. they all hate games around here. :(

  • http://www.falgram.com/ Falmung


  • Scrooge_McDuck

    Oooo. Oooo! I’ve never been this excited sice they announced MegaMan Legends 3!

    … dammit…

    • Göran Isacson

       Oh man oh God please don’t curse the game :( I’ve been waiting for so long, if this meets MML3’s fate I. I don’t even know what I’ll do.

      • Testsubject909

        Chronic Depression Get is what I think would happen.

  • Guest

    the video game gods have spoken, 2012 been a hell of a year of good and bad news and were just about halfway lol

  • Guest

    yes yes yes!!!

  • Göran Isacson

    … After all these years. After all this time… Kojima-san has been allowed to work on something that’s not Metal Gear Solid.

    Tears man. It’s so beautiful I’m tearing up here ;_;

    • Testsubject909

      *pats your back* Don’t worry. These are manly tears. Of Manliness. Tears about awesome giant mechs. So mancry away brother. Mancry away…

      • Göran Isacson

         Tears as manly as those shed when Musashi met his inevitable fate. As manly as those shed during the Dai Gurren Brigades greatest moment. Manly tears indeed…

        … And then when I Youtube “Manly tears”, this is what I find.


    • http://twitter.com/WarbossAohd Warboss Aohd

       it makes ya wonder what would happen if da humie worked on da Suikoden gamez.

  • Testsubject909

    Oh hey, since when are the walls in Siliconera all white… and gooey… Oh, I see.

    So much excitement it just kinda burst out from everyone huh?Can’t blame em.

  • Testsubject909

    PS. Sorry for the double post if I end up doing one, I just wanted to point out something…

    Okay, I’m just going to go off on a tangent here. But it’s basically because a lot of people are going on about how there is a holy one and a god but…

    I’d say you should be thankful to Lucifer for this. Think about it. This item actually causes you to worship a false idol, meaning you’re spending more time focusing on something else and an entirely different mythos then you are worshiping god, who originally punished humans for gaining science, science which fuels a lot of modern invention such as video games.



    *prepares a sacrifice for the success of the game and for setting the mood, starts up this song*


  • Andrew J

    Just when I had nearly lost all faith in mankind, this happens.

    My heart sings with joy.

  • puchinri

    After finally getting to try Senko no Ronde (DUO) and obtaining ZoE 1 and 2, I gotta say, I’m really excited to see another mecha game (in this vein) coming out. ♥

    Doesn’t hurt that it’s ZoE~. 

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