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Chrono Trigger

Platform(s): Nintendo DS
Genre: Role-Playing
Publisher: Square Enix
Developer: Square Enix
Release Date: Nov. 25, 2008

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'Chrono Trigger' (NDS) Pins Down North American Release Date

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2008 @ 6:53 a.m. PDT

When a newly developed teleportation device malfunctions at the Millennial Fair, young Crono must travel through time to rescue his unfortunate companion from an intricate web of past and present perils.

Originally released in 1995 on Super NES, Chrono Trigger has been hailed as one of the greatest games of all time by critics and fans alike. With a unique and multifaceted storyline, the game revolutionized the world of RPGs with never-before-seen features, including an unprecedented soundtrack and multiple endings determined by side quests and the player's actions.

With artwork by famed manga artist Akira Toriyama and an unprecedented and inspiring musical score created by Yasunori Mitsuda, Chrono Trigger represents the best-in-class of the video game world. This newly revamped edition maintains all of the game's original elements and spirit while introducing the portability, dual-screen presentation and Touch-Screen functionality of NDS. Players will soon be able to rediscover the exhilarating RPG experience, breathtaking storyline and innovative gameplay in the palm of their hands.

When a newly developed teleportation device malfunctions at the Millennial Fair, young Crono must travel through time to rescue his misfortunate companion from an intricate web of past and present perils. The swashbuckling adventure that ensues soon unveils an evil force set to destroy the world, triggering Crono's race against time to change the course of history and bring about a brighter future.

Key Features :

  • A masterpiece with an engaging and unparalleled storyline, leading to the discovery of multiple epic conclusions to a journey that transcends time
  • An unprecedented and inspiring musical score created by Yasunori Mitsuda
  • Intriguing battle system made possible by the unique combination of the Active Time Battle system and Tech skills
  • Famed character designer Akira Toriyama lends his signature art style to create the vibrant world that has captivated gamers around the world
  • Taking advantage of the Nintendo DS hardware, Chrono Trigger makes its way onto the portable platform with all-new dual screen presentation and Touch-Screen functionality
  • A brand new dungeon and a Wireless Play mode adds exciting new dimensions to this timeless classic

Chrono Trigger, rated E10+, is scheduled for release in North America on Nov. 25, 2008, expected in Europe early 2009.


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