Star Ocean: Second Evolution is an enhanced remake of Star Ocean: The Second Story and serves as a sequel to Star Ocean: First Departure. Yoshinori Yamagishi, producer of the series, stated that he wants the remakes to feel as though they are completely new games.
Second Evolution features new content, including a new playable character. Production I.G provided new artwork and animated cutscenes for the game. There are new voice actors and extensive amounts of new, fully voiced dialogue. The opening song is "START", performed by SCANDAL.
Source: Wikipedia, "Star Ocean: The Second Story", available under the CC-BY-SA License.