Press release time boys!
CHRONO TRIGGER COMES TO NINTENDO DS ON NOVEMBER 25, 2008
One of the Greatest RPGs of All Time Returns This Holiday Season
LOS ANGELES (August 18, 2008) â€“ Square Enix, Inc., the publisher of Square EnixÂ® interactive entertainment products in North America, announced today that its highly anticipated Nintendo DSâ„˘ title CHRONO TRIGGERÂ® will ship to North American retailers on November 25, 2008. A groundbreaking RPG that became an instant classic, CHRONO TRIGGER is set to be one of the most compelling handheld titles available this holiday season.
Remastered exclusively for Nintendo DS, this newly enhanced edition maintains all of the gameâ€™s original elements and spirit while introducing portability, dual-screen presentation and Touch Screen functionality.
Originally released in 1995 on the Super NESÂ® and subsequently shipping more than 2.5 million copies worldwide, CHRONO TRIGGER is critically acclaimed as one of the greatest video games of all time. Praise continued to be showered upon the title at last monthâ€™s E3 2008 Media and Business Summit, with CHRONO TRIGGER receiving accolades including â€śBest RPGâ€ť and â€śBest DS Game.â€ť
Players can look forward to a reunion with CHRONO TRIGGERâ€™s multifaceted storyline, memorable soundtrack and exhilarating gameplay this November.
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, triggering Cronoâ€™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 www.esrb.org
for more information about ratings. The official website can be found at http://na.square-enix.com/ctds