Chrono Trigger is a 1995 role-playing video game developed and published by Square for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. The game’s story follows a group of adventurers who travel through time to prevent a global catastrophe. It was the third best-selling game of 1995 in Japan, and shipped 2. 65 million copies worldwide by March 2003. A slightly enhanced Chrono Trigger was released for the Nintendo DS in North America and Japan in 2008.
About Chrono Trigger in brief
Chrono Trigger is a 1995 role-playing video game developed and published by Square for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System that began the Chrono series. The game’s story follows a group of adventurers who travel through time to prevent a global catastrophe. It was the third best-selling game of 1995 in Japan, and shipped 2. 65 million copies worldwide by March 2003. A ported version by Tose in Japan for the PlayStation in 1999, which was later repackaged with a Final Fantasy IV port as Final Fantasy Chronicles for the North American market. A slightly enhanced Chrono Trigger was released for the Nintendo DS in North America and Japan in 2008, and PAL regions in 2009. It has also been ported to i-mode mobile phones, the Virtual Console, the PlayStation Network, iOS devices, Android devices, and Microsoft Windows. The player controls the protagonist and his companions in the game’s two-dimensional world, consisting of various forests, cities, and dungeons. Each character and enemy has a certain number of hit points; successful attacks reduce that character’s hit points, which can be restored with potions and spells. Players and enemies may use physical or magical attacks to wound targets during battle. If all the player’s characters fall in battle, the game ends and must be restored from a previously saved chapter, except in specific storyline-related battles that allow or force the player to lose. Between battles, a player can equip their characters with weapons, armor, helmets, and accessories that provide special effects.
Items and equipment can be purchased in shops or found on field maps, often in treasure chests. By exploring new areas and fighting enemies, players progress through chrono Trigger’s story. Players have access to seven eras of the world’s history, including time travel, time travel with time travel as an option, and time travel in space and time. Players can also use the “Active Time Battle” system, a recurring element of Square’s Final Fantasy game series designed by Hiroyuki Ito for Finalantasy IV. When characters have enough magic points available to perform their combo techniques, they can be combined with others’ to create Double and Triple Techs. When a playable character loses all hit points,. they faint. During battle, some spells damage huddled monsters, while others can harm enemies in special areas. Enemies often change creating opportunities for tactical use in battle. A unique feature of the game is that numerous cooperative techniques exist that can be used in conjunction with others to create double and triple Techs’ for greater effect. During a battle, characters can take action in battle once a personal timer dependent on the character’s speed statistic counts to zero. Each character receives eight personal “Techs” to use during a battle. Each personal Techs deplete a character’s magic points and often have a special effect that often have some special effect during battle, such as Flame Toss to create Flame Whirlcca’s sword-spinning Cyclone to create flame Whirlcca.