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GF Rating
8.6

2225 ratings

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GF Rating
8

Very Good

Still one of the greatest RPGs.

posted by HardBoiled (TARZANA, CA) Apr 6, 2009

Member since Aug 2007

15 out of 16 gamers (94%) found this review helpful

I remember playing this game back on the SNES back in the day. I worked hard to get all the endings and find all the secrets. This DS version retains all that with added anime scenes and a couple of bonus dungeons which offer some nifty items if you care to take the time to fully explore them. I also liked how the menu interface can be easily accessed via the bottom screen and has touch capabilities. It made managing the inventory and equipping items much easier. I liked the little bonus menus that showed enemy stats and kept a log of all the endings. This game needs to be redone in full 3D on PS3.

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GF Rating
8

Very Good

hey, not half bad.

posted by Pyrospazz (BROOKFIELD, MA) Nov 14, 2009

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Member since Mar 2009

3 out of 3 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

Chrono trigger is about a young hero who gets enthralled in a huge journey to save the world(Classic RPG) Accept in this game, you travel through time! (By the way, Chronos is the Greek personification of time, so it's a fitting name.)

You meet many kinds of people from different eras and times. Learn fantastic combo moves and fight monsters.

Personally, I thought the plot line was a little blah. It had a good story and potential but you didn't get to know the characters as well as I'd like to. There was nothing wrong with it but you can't really get attached to the characters like you can in other RPG games.

All in all, it's a pretty great game. I definitely recommend renting it. Good job Square Enix! Keep up the good work.

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GF Rating
10

Perfect

A Trip Back in Time

posted by TonyMFuss (Easton, PA) Oct 11, 2009

Member since Oct 2009

3 out of 3 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

Chrono Trigger has always been a favorite among RPG fans, and rightfully so being one of Square's greatest departures from Final Fantasy. This port is no exception, and is, in fact, more than a mere port of the original. It is everything the PSX port was meant to be and more. Where the PSX port suffered great lag during gameplay transistions--most notably when entering battle--this one does not. And it still retains the additional anime cutscenes.

On top of all this, an addictional dungeon, new last boss and new weapons are thrown in for good measure. Oh, and a new secret ending that ties things to Chrono Cross, the oft-disregarded sequel, much better.

Other than this, the game remains the same. The same great characters, same simple yet addicting battle system, same replay value, and same strangely haunting musical score and graphics. This is a must play for RPG fans.

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