Crono, a young boy, is thrust to adventure by destiny to destroy an oncoming threat that will destroy the world in 1999.

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Crono, a boy from the year 1000 A.D., has been visiting the Leene Square for a carnival, befriending a girl named Marle, Crono comes also to visit his friend Lucca who's working on a teleportation unit. Marle is desperate to try and something goes wrong. Instead of transporting her from one podium to another, she goes somewhere far beyond Crono's time. Crono volunteers to help and thrust back through time. By befriending people, destroying hideous monsters Crono now finds the truth of what's going to happen. In 1999 A.D., Lavos will erupt from the Earth and turn it into a desolate wasteland. Brought forth by this oncoming threat Crono must team up with his comrades to travel through time which could change the past or alter the future... Written by Extron

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese | English

Release Date:

22 August 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Chrono Trigger See more »

Company Credits

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Square Company,Tose Co. See more »
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Stereo

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Color
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Trivia

The game features a special Programmer's Room, where several developers left messages to the gamers. See more »

Goofs

The cover art of the box art for the USA Super Nintendo version shows Marie casting a Fire spell, but she cannot do this as only Lucca as that ability. Marie can only cast Ice spells. See more »

Quotes

Magus: Give me your best shot... if you're prepared for the void!
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Crazy Credits

In addition to the two main endings, of which there are two versions, depending on whether you attacked Lavos with the Epoch or not, there are also ten additional endings, most of them light and goofy, that can be accessed by the bucket in the End of Time or Lucca's Telepod, at various points during the game. However, since Lavos is incredibly hard, you should only attempt this with the New Game+ option, after you have beaten the game. See more »

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A Great RPG Game.
3 July 2003 | by JackBauerPowerHourSee all my reviews

This game has everything you possibly want in game like great Characters,amazing story and beautiful graphics.This is in my Top 5 favorite games of all time.When I first played this game I was very amazed how great a game can be that a lot of people didn't even know about.The more I play Chrono Trigger the more I love it.This is the most underrated game I ever played in my whole life.One thing I really like about this game is that is really long.This game is good in every category there is in games.I hope sooner or later SQUARESOFT does a true sequel for this great game.A Classic forever.I give it a:(A+)


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