Chrono Trigger

Game review by Harold Goldberg, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 11+

Old-school role-playing remake stands the test of time.

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 11 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 12+

What would you do to time travel away from this cursed year 2020?

In 1995 this game made history in the SNES World. You are Chrono a mute boy teaming up with your friends to fight the boss Lavos several times, and it literary eats up your time. From a market to the future, a dreamy palace, End of Time and more. To beef up you and your friends you have to slash your way through reptiles, dinos, robotsasnd on. Now get this game on the net or market after this review if you still have your SNES or the many DS formats. In violence lots of fighting at the last parts very difficult as it´s an classic RPG, some saucy situations and at times eerie music and eerie places.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 9+

The Greatest JRPG of All Time

This game is a classic! I played this game when I was like 13 or 14. I was absolutely blown away at just how great the story and the music is. Even though this game is a really old game, it still stands the test of time as being one of the greatest and most well recognized RPGs of all time!

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

Game Details

  • Platform: Nintendo DS
  • Available online?: Available online
  • Publisher: Square Enix
  • Release date: November 26, 2008
  • Genre: Role-Playing
  • ESRB rating: E10+ for Animated Blood, Mild Fantasy Violence, Suggestive Themes, Use of Alcohol
  • Last updated: November 4, 2015

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