(SNES / Super Nintendo)

Chrono Trigger (SNES / Super Nintendo)

Game Profile

It's a race through time to change history and save the world!

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 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 unprecedented and 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.

Game Review


USA USA Version

Posted by Corbie Dillard

One of the truly greatest RPG experiences ever created

Soon after Chrono Trigger appeared on the Super Nintendo in 1995, it quickly became regarded as one of the most unique and impressive RPG releases to hit the system. Not only was it developed by a who's who of some of the greatest role-playing designers...

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User Comments (28)



cheetahman91 said:

Best Squaresoft game EVER!!! Also, could someone please change Square-Enix to Squaresoft, it's bothering me, a lot. This IS the retro section after all, you should at least change it to Squaresoft for that reason alone.



StarBoy91 said:

It's a great RPG, Chrono Trigger. It's got the most endings I've seen in a video game, a fantastically composed soundtrack, and tons and tons of replay value. Not my number one favorite RPG, but it's worth playing every now and then.



Kurachi said:

i never played it on snes, but if it would hit the VC, i certainly will buy it
i played it in emu, but emu sux if talking about controls and the feeling of the real game _



rhythmheavenfan said:

All I'm going to say is that this is one heck of a game! The story is so engaging that it's indescribable! If anybody still hasn't played this game, you MUST!



Pepe said:

The reason that a bought a Wii was because you were supposed to have a huge collection of retro games. My collection is incomplete without this game and many more.


1. Megaman 5
2. Megaman 6
3. B-Wings
4. Batman
5. Popeye
6. Legendary Wings
7. Jackal
8. Cabal
9. Contra Force
10. Chip n’ Dale Rescue Rangers
11. Battletoads
12. Paperboy
13. Base Wars
14. R.C. Pro Am
15. Final Fantasy
16. Final Fantasy II
17. Final Fantasy III
18. Bomberman
19. Track & Field 2
20. Yie Ar Kung-Fu
21. Kung Fu
22. Super Spike V’Ball
23. King of the Beach
24. Skate or Die
25. Caveman Games
26. M.U.S.C.L.E.
27. Joust
28. Monster Party
29. Adventure Island II
30. Adventure Island III
31. Circus Charlie
32. Arkanoid
33. Warpman
34. Earthbound Zero
35. Rollergames
36. T & C Surf Designs


1. Megaman X
2. Megaman X2
3. Megaman X3
4. The Lost Vikings
5. The Lost Vikings 2
6. Capcom’s Soccer Shootout
7. Top Gear 2
8. Yoshi’s Island
9. Dino City
10. Joe & Mac
11. Chrono Trigger
12. Star Fox
13. Killer Instinct
14. Mortal Kombat
15. Mortal Kombat 2
16. Mortal Kombat 3
17. Magical Quest Starring Mickey Mouse
18. NBA Jam Tournament Edition



Kurachi said:

coming to japanese VC, so we have a very good chance we get it this year, and i personally hope before my bday, which is 27th august
why? cuz i think thats late enough



Kurachi said:

yay, very soon (imo) it coms to europe
still glad i dont buy alot of games when having points
awesome news



Lan said:

wasn't this made by ff and dq's creators working together? wouldn't that technically make it the first squeenix game?
p.s. go akira toriyama.



Pj1 said:

I will download this friday but only if I can find a walkthough.....



Mirokunite said:

I'm tempted to download this. But hear me out, I got this game down pat.

I got three copies on the SNES, two on the PS1, and one of the DS.



Widdowson91 said:

Chrono Trigger is, quite simply, the greatest RPG ever made and possibly the best game of all time. I live in Europe, therefore I missed out on its original SNES release, but I imported the NTSC PlayStation version last year and played it. I bought both the PlayStation port and late last year I managed to get an actual boxed SNES version with the manual and maps. I plan on getting the DS version and the Virtual Console version too, because the game really is good enough to own four times.



TheMagicEmperor said:

I was obssessed with this game back in the day. I've played it so many times I've lost count...
Honestly, I can't see getting this because I already played the heck out of it but it's nice younger players can get a taste of RPG gamming history!



ShawnAustin said:

Just finished it after playing through for the first time, excellent game, can't believe its from 1995! 10/10




I bought this when it came out on the DS without reading a review as I think everyone who has loved a Nintendo console has heard of it, and I also bought the Virtual Console release, but never played either of them until today! 4 hours solid and I cannot wait to get back into tomorrow! One of the nicest surprises gaming has to offer I believe!

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