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How To Evolve Your Baby Monster In Chrono Trigger

By Spencer . October 27, 2008 . 9:09am

When you start out in Chrono Trigger’s Arena of the Ages you get a puny elemental smidge, but it can grow up and become… a robot? The monster you end up with depends on the time period you train it in. The flow chart shows a Water Smidge trained in the future becomes Version 2.0. […]

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Videos Of Chrono Trigger’s New Dungeons, Now With Much More English

By Spencer . October 24, 2008 . 9:50am

Square Enix dumped videos of Chrono Triggers new features: The Arena of Ages, The Dimensional Vortex, and The Lost Sanctum aka the Dragon Sanctuary if you’ve been the Japanese content. Volcynika, possibly a Siliconera commenter by the same name (hi?), uploaded all these clips on to YouTube so watch Crono befriend Reptites and hear Square […]

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More On Chrono Trigger’s Monster Arena

By Spencer . October 16, 2008 . 10:35am

Chrono Trigger isn’t turning into Chronomon. You aren’t going to wander through time trapping monsters for the monster arena feature introduced in the DS release. The four Nu-like creatures pictured on the top left are smidges, baby monsters assigned to one of the four elements in the world of Chrono Trigger. The stable master in […]

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A Tour Through Square Enix’s Chrono Trigger Museum

By Spencer . October 15, 2008 . 11:07pm

Like we mentioned before Square Enix had a mini Chrono Trigger museum tucked inside their Tokyo Game Show booth. There weren’t any artifacts in glass cases to see like the very first Chrono Trigger cartridge or a Satellaview with saved Radical Dreamers data. The Chrono Trigger museum was really an art gallery which would have […]

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Chrono Trigger DS Site Opens Portal To New Content

By Spencer . October 8, 2008 . 2:35pm

Square Enix just posted four movies showcasing the new content in Chrono Trigger DS (thanks Justin!!). Head to the Japanese site and click on system on the bottom menu to get to the new contents section. In order from top to bottom are clips of the new interface/classic Super Nintendo interface, Dimensional Distortion, Dragon’s Sanctuary […]

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A Clearer Look At Chrono Trigger DS’ Additions

By Spencer . October 7, 2008 . 7:15am

Famitsu has a small selection of screenshots showing Chrono Trigger’s new features. In the Dimensional Distortion dungeon players trek through three rifts of time in a new scenario which effects the End of Time. Masato Kato, one of the story writers for the original release of Chrono Trigger, is supervising the Dimensonal Distortion dungeon and […]

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While You’re At TGS Don’t Forget To Stop By The Chrono Trigger Museum

By Spencer . October 3, 2008 . 6:24am

Square Enix’s Tokyo Game Show booth map reveals there will be some kind of Chrono Trigger Museum to check out. You can enter it from the outer edge or the mobile pavilion after you see Demon Chain, Square Enix’s cell phone matching puzzle game. I’m can’t wait to see what kind of concept art Square […]

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Chrono Trigger DS Quietly Bumped Up In Japan

By Spencer . October 2, 2008 . 10:08am

No, North America you aren’t going to get Chrono Trigger first. Square Enix covertly moved the release date for Chrono Trigger up one week to November 20. With only four days between the release of Chrono Trigger in Japan and North America there is little reason to import. We’re even getting the limited edition Chrono […]

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A Glimpse Of Chrono Trigger’s Monster Arena

By Spencer . September 24, 2008 . 11:05am

Chrono Trigger’s multiplayer mode *is* monster battling. A scan from Shonen Jump confirms the rumor and the existence of the Dimensional Distortion, an original dungeon created for Chrono Trigger DS. In the Dimensional Arena you can select one of your monsters and pit it against another inside the colosseum. Combat rounds advance automatically which is […]

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Chrono Trigger DS’ Online Mode… Is Monster Battling?

By Spencer . September 22, 2008 . 6:45am

Retailer Game Star seems to have leaked vague details about the new features in Chrono Trigger DS. According to their product description, there are two original dungeons. Dimensional Distortion has an extremely tough ordeal to face and a hidden power to find. Clearing the three parts of the dungeon have a unique effect of changing […]

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Chrono Trigger DS has optional SNES controls, here’s arrange mode

By Spencer . September 9, 2008 . 1:09am

At E3 a Square Enix representative told us Chrono Trigger would include a single screen classic mode for purists and here it is. This is a screenshot from the DS arrange version or Chrono Trigger classic with the addition of enemy HP meters on the bottom screen. I guess Lucca’s default accessory, the Sightscope, is […]

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Happy birthday Chrono Trigger!

By Spencer . March 11, 2007 . 10:30am

Today Chrono Trigger is twelve years old and below is the original commercial that aired in Japan to promote Crono’s time travelling adventure.   [youtube]hmTsqmoiTgE[/youtube]    Brings back memories doesn’t it? Who wants to see Square-Enix going to pick up Chrono Trigger for another game? Sequel, prequel, or remake is fine by me. Just bring […]

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Unreleased Chrono Trigger cartridge on eBay

By Spencer . January 29, 2007 . 9:22am

  For $274.95 you can be the proud owner of a sample copy of Chrono Trigger. In one of the unreleased builds (this is probably the same one) there are “extras” hidden in the game. The Chrono Compendium has a detailed list of the differences between the prototype cartridge and the final release. Some of […]