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Gaming Enthusiasts Reunited With Chrono Trigger Today

November 25, 2008


Square Enix Ships Its Classic RPG Masterpiece to North American Retailers

Square Enix, Inc., the publisher of Square Enix interactive entertainment products in North America, announced today that its highly anticipated CHRONO TRIGGER® for Nintendo DS™ has shipped to retailers across North America.

Today, players will be reunited with one of the most critically acclaimed titles in RPG and video game history, now remastered exclusively for Nintendo DS. Available on a portable platform for the first time, this newly enhanced edition of CHRONO TRIGGER maintains all of the game’s original elements while introducing dual-screen presentation, Touch Screen functionality and an all-new addition to the multiple endings that this innovative title offers.

CHRONO TRIGGER was originally released in 1995 on the Super NES® and has shipped more than 2.7 million copies worldwide. It continues to wow critics and players alike, having been named “Best RPG” and “Best DS Game” at this year’s E3 2008 Media and Business Summit.

One of the most compelling handheld titles available this holiday season, CHRONO TRIGGER offers a multifaceted storyline, artwork by famed manga artist Akira Toriyama and a memorable soundtrack by Yasunori Mitsuda. Players can now teleport back in time to re-experience the groundbreaking gameplay of the epic RPG that started it all!


When a newly developed teleportation device malfunctions at the Millennial Fair, young Crono must travel through time to rescue his misfortunate 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, starting Crono’s race against time to change the course of history and bring about a brighter future.


  • A masterpiece with 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

  • Brand-new dungeons and an Arena mode add exciting new dimensions to this timeless classic

CHRONO TRIGGER is rated E10+ (Everyone 10 and older). Please visit the Entertainment Software Rating Board website at for more information about ratings. CHRONO TRIGGER will be available at North American retailers for the suggested retail price of $39.99. The official website can be found at

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