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It's about time...Chrono Trigger to arrive on Wii's virtual console next week.

Posted by: Nathaniel at 5/12/2011 12:21 PM
One of the greatest RPG's ever made is finally finding its way onto current-gen downloadable services.  The Wii virtual console will be be graced with the beloved RPG, Chrono Trigger on May 16 (that's like 4 days!).

Made by those masters of Eastern RPG's, Square Enix, Chrono Trigger may have originally been released 16 years ago, but it's still consider to be one of the best games ever.  It's storyline and gameplay are still the stuff of message board legend, and now those that never played it, or need to play it again only have a few more days to wait.

Chrono Trigger is rated E10+.  Visit the ESRB to find out more.  Also you can see the official website here, and learn more about Square Enix here.  


CHRONO TRIGGER TELEPORTS ONTO NINTENDO’S VIRTUAL CONSOLE
The Past, Present and Future are in Your Hands…



LOS ANGELES (May 12, 2011) – Square Enix, Inc., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in the Americas, announced today that CHRONO TRIGGER® is headed to Nintendo’s Virtual Console™ service for the Wii™ console on May 16, 2011.

Originally released in 1995 for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System™, CHRONO TRIGGER was created by a talented development team – Yuji Horii (script creator), creator of the DRAGON QUEST® series, Akira Toriyama (character design), creator of Dragon Ball®, and the creators of FINAL FANTASY – all of whom were key contributors to the game’s success.

CHRONO TRIGGER has been hailed as one of the greatest games of all time by critics and fans alike. With a unique and multifaceted storyline, the game revolutionized the world of RPGs with never-before-seen features, including an unprecedented soundtrack and multiple endings determined by side quests and the player’s actions.

In CHRONO TRIGGER, the notion of time is turned upside down as players race against it like never before, while all the decisions made along the way will affect the past, present and future.

STORY

When a newly developed teleportation device malfunctions at the Millennial Fair, young Crono must travel through time to rescue his unfortunate 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.


FEATURES

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
An intriguing battle system made possible by the unique combination of the Active Time Battle (ATB) 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

CHRONO TRIGGER is rated E10+ (Everyone 10+). Please visit the Entertainment Software Rating Board website at www.esrb.org for more information about ratings. For more information, please visit the official website: http://dlgames.square-enix.com/na/vc.

About Square Enix, Inc.
Square Enix, Inc. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content throughout the Americas as part of the Square Enix Group. The Square Enix Group operates a global network of leading development studios and boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property, including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 97 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 57 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 35 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix, Inc. is a U.S.-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.

More information on Square Enix, Inc. can be found at http://www.square-enix.com/na.


© 1995-2011 SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. All Rights Reserved. CHRONO TRIGGER, the CHRONO TRIGGER logo, DRAGON QUEST, EIDOS, FINAL FANTASY, SPACE INVADERS, SQUARE ENIX, the SQUARE ENIX logo, TAITO and TOMB RAIDER are registered trademarks or trademarks of the Square Enix Group. DRAGON BALL is a registered trademark of Shueisha, Inc.
Virtual Console is a trademark of Nintendo.