Chrono Trigger’s 20th birthday has this must-play role-playing game looking timeless

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the release of Chrono Trigger, which originally came out for the Super Famicom system on March 11, 1995, in Japan.

Chrono Trigger featured an absolute dream team of role-playing game designers, including Hironobu Sakaguchi (the creator of Final Fantasy), Yuji Horii (the creator of Dragon Quest), and Akira Toriyama (who did the art for Dragon Quest and his popular Dragon Ball manga).

However, Chrono Trigger didn’t just play like a mix of Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest. It was its own beast, and it was in many ways a last hurrah for an age of 16-bit RPGs before 1997’s Final Fantasy VII brought them into 3D.

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darkronin2291172d ago

When I sold my original DS and DS games (broke college student at the time), the Chrono Trigger re-release was the only one I kept. Fantastic game that's fun to revisit every now and then.