My Zone of the Enders: The Second Runner review is now live. You can read the full review from the Review page, or by clicking here.

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Here’s the bottom line if you don’t have time to read the full review:


  • High speed satisfying combat.
  • Beautiful visuals and high quality anime cutscenes.
  • Great sounds and soundtrack.
  • Good story and likable characters.


  • Short, only around 6 hours.
  • Difficult and sometimes frustrating with unforgiving checkpoints.

Final Score: 9/10

Ultimately, you’re not going to find another game like this, especially since Konami is not-so-great a company anymore. The combat is fun, the characters are likable, the presentation is great… Honestly, what’s not to love?