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One of the most celebrated role-playing games of the '90s makes its dual-screen debut with Chrono Trigger. The core gameplay, visuals, and storyline remain identical to the 16-bit version released in 1995. Katana-wielding Crono and his friends embark on a time-traveling quest to alter the past and save the world from an alien threat named Lavos. Team up with a cast of unusual heroes, including a frog and robot, while exploring both prehistoric and futuristic locales from an overhead perspective. Engage foes in a battle system that combines menu-driven commands with time-sensitive actions for each party member. <br><br>You'll also solve puzzles, master special abilities called techs, complete quests, and interact with a wide assortment of characters. In addition to presenting the game on two screens, the DS version of Chrono Trigger introduces a touch-screen interface, new areas to explore, and wireless support. The original version's controls are included as well. The "Dimensional Vortex" and the "Lost Sanctum" provide new challenges to your party, while the "Arena of the Ages" lets you raise and train a creature to battle other creatures. The latter lets you enter head-to-head matches with friends via wireless connection.
Chrono Trigger (Nintendo DS, 2008)
$49.95 - $99.99
pros: Classic game, tight gameplay, story, graphics
cons: Not really necessary if you already own the game
Chrono Trigger is on the DS: Is it Worth Buying Again?
There have been many versions of the popular Squaresoft title, Chrono Trigger, since its debut on th... See Full Review
pros: Improved everything!
cons: New content is quite repetitive.
Fantastic Revision of a Fantastic Game
The original Chrono Trigger was a great SNES game, but suffered from the simple problems of screen c... See Full Review
pros: All of the original's high points are left untouched.
cons: Some bonus features aren't that good.
The SNES masterpiece made widely available again
One of my fondest memories of my pre-teen years was watching my older brother play through Chrono Tr... See Full Review
pros: There is good gameplay, incredible music, an amazing plot, and many other unlistable things.
cons: There is a chance of being forced to repeat stuff you'd rather not.
An Amazing RPG That Started In the Past and Blasted to the Future
I haven't started playing video games until the N64, so I have no experience with the original Chron... See Full Review
pros: Gameplay improved, new content
cons: Absolutely none
A Blast from the Past; Same Solid RPG
Wow. I still remember when I first played this game well over 10 years ago. The game is back, better... See Full Review
pros: Music Plot/Characters Fighting techniques
Awesome game loyal to SNES greatness
Great game! I am someone old enough to remember the Chrono Trigger for the SNES and I even play... See Full Review
pros: - Story - - Gameplay - - Graphics - - Sound - Most everything is a "pro", really.
cons: It ended too quickly for me, despite its 30-hour length.
Chrono Trigger DS: Lives up to the advance billing.
Chrono Trigger DS, Square Enix's beloved time-traveling RPG, showcases what was ground breaking narr... See Full Review
pros: Great graphics, sound, plot, and a decent amount of flexibility to the mostly linear story.
cons: $40 price, "real-time" battle cannot really be turned off.
Truly Deserving of its Classic Status
Unlike the original reviewer, I never did play the original Chrono Trigger on SNES. I'm old enough,... See Full Review
pros: Charming Graphics, Amazing Soundtrack, New Stuff Added to an Already Awesome Game
cons: Steeper than Usual Price Tag ($40)
Chrono Trigger: - That's the Power of Love
Chrono Trigger stands today as one of the most highly regarded RPGs of all time, and considering it... See Full Review
|Game Special Features||<li>Features the original game's controls as well as a touch-screen option<br/><br/><li>Includes new areas to conquer in addition to the main game<br/><br/><li>Raise a creature and have it compete in an arena to win assorted prizes<br/><br/>|
|Number of Players||1-2|
|ESRB Descriptor||Use of Alcohol|
|Rating||E10+ - Everyone 10+|