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Universal acclaim - based on 57 Critics

User Score

Universal acclaim- based on 541 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
Takashi Tokita Supervisor
Shinji Hashimoto Executive Producer
Masato Kato Writer
Yasunori Mitsuda Music Composer
Yuji Horii Scenario Designer
Hidenori Miyanaga Sound Advisor
Riyou Kinugasa Sound Editor
Hiroyuki Miura Producer
Tsuyoshi Sekito Movie Sound Composer
Kazuhiko Aoki Producer
Masaya Tsunemoto Sound Editor
Eri Yasuda Sound Editor
Hirohito Tsujii Sound Editor
Tom Slattery Translator
Mieko Hoshino Art Director
Daisuke Tanihara Programmer
Takahiro Abe Assistant Producer
Akira Toriyama Character Designer
Koichi Sobata Assistant Director
Taro Taniguchi Design Advisor
Akira Toriyama Character Designer
Miki Akakura Project Manager
Kenjiro Kato Director
Tomoko Sugiyama Project Assistant
Takumi Douzono Planner
Kazuki Fujisawa Planner
Tomokazu Hirota Sound Editor
Seiji Nakai Designer
Haruyuki Yamaguchi Programmer
Mahito Tanaka Programmer
Tomohiro Ochiai Programmer
Hiroshi Usami Programmer
Masao Ue Programmer
Tomoe Okuda Programmer
Takahiro Imokawa Programmer
Hidenori Nakamura Programmer
Taichi Shiraishi Programmer
Daisuke Kise Programmer
Norihisa Jo Programmer
Kenichi Kondo Technical Advisor
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Awards & Rankings

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