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Universal acclaim - based on 57 Critics

User Score

Generally favorable reviews- based on 520 Ratings

Summary: [Metacritic's 2008 DS Game of the Year] 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. 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. Features an engaging and unparalleled storyline, leading to the discovery of multiple epic conclusions to a journey that transcends time. An 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. [Square Enix]
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Rating: E10+
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Developer: TOSE
Genre(s): Role-Playing, Console-style RPG, Console-style RPG, Japanese-Style
Number of Players:1 Player
ESRB Descriptors:Animated Blood Mild Fantasy Violence Suggestive Themes Use of Alcohol
Connectivity:Game Sharing Wi-Fi
Online Modes:Competitive
Number of Online Players:2 Players Online No Online Multiplayer
Cast Credit
Nobuo Uematsu Music Composer
Noriko Matsueda Music Composer
Masato Kato Writer
Yasunori Mitsuda Music Composer
Yuji Horii Scenario Designer
Kazuhiko Aoki Producer
Tom Slattery Translator
Akira Toriyama Character Designer
Akira Toriyama Character Designer
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Awards & Rankings

#1 Most Discussed DS Game of 2008
#1 Most Shared DS Game of 2008