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Chrono Trigger's director wants the series to live on with a 'high-end version'

Creating a cultural phenomenon is a weird thing. Often times you see the top minds retreat into a hole somewhere, or try to desperately move away from being known as "the guy/gal who made one thing." On other occasions, they fall in love wi...   read

 
 
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Experience Points .18: Chrono Trigger

Experience Points is a series in which I highlight some of the most memorable things about a particular game. These can include anything from a specific scene or moment, a character, a weapon or item, a level or location, a part of the soun...   read

 
 
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Drift away with Chrono Trigger and Game Music Lullabies Volume II

[Disclosure: Jayson Napolitano, the producer of Game Music Lullabies Volume II, previously wrote for Destructoid. As always, no relationships, personal or professional, were factored into this news post.] "Aquatic Ambiance" was the song tha...   read

 
 
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What is the most life-changing game you've ever played?

Although many people like to have a conversation about what the "best" game of all time is, the conversation about the most "important" game you've ever played in your life doesn't happen with the same frequency. Some games just come along ...   read

 
 
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Weekend Playlist: Sweet Chrono Trigger remixes

I was up very late the other night reading Mario Kart 8 reviews from all over the Internet. My excitement for this game can hardly be contained, and I'm looking forward to visiting my local GameStop this weekend to get my hands-on this hig...   read

 
 
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The World is Square

Boston-based VGM folk band The World is Square just released their sophomore album Stay Awhile and Listen, a followup to their 2012 album No Phoenix Down Can Save You Now. Featuring songs from Final Fantasy, Chrono Trigger, and Su...   read

 
 
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Chrono Trigger Symphony Volume 3 is out now

Last year, Blake Robinson announced that he would be working on a three-part tribute to the legendary Square role-playing game, Chrono Trigger. Volume One of the Chrono Trigger Symphony released in August and Volume Two came out ...   read

 
 
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Chrono Trigger Symphony Vol. 2 is hot and ready

Blake Robinson is in the process of reproducing the entire Chrono Trigger soundtrack into synthesized orchestral form, and the project started bearing fruit last month. For such a massive game with an equally massive score, a single album ...   read

 
 
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Gotta get back in time! Chrono Trigger Symphony is out

I hope you enjoyed our little snippet of Blake Robinson's Chrono Trigger Symphony, because now it's time for the real thing! The first volume of the three-part fan symphony is live on Loudr and iTunes for $7.99, less than what the Super Met...   read

 
 
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Sneak peek at Chrono Trigger Symphony fan album

On August 22, 1995, Chrono Trigger released in the US and changed the RPG paradigm forever. Exactly 18 years later, Blake Robinson is paying tribute with Chrono Trigger Symphony: Volume 1, the first in a three-part set celebrating the laude...   read

 
 


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Fan-made Chrono Trigger Symphony coming later this month

Blake Robinson is a beast. Earlier this year, he produced a symphonic arrangement of the Super Metroid soundtrack. A couple months later, he did the same for Banjo-Kazooie. Now Chrono Trigger is up on the block. Does the man ever sleep!? O...   read

 
 
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Sanshee brings new game-themed shirts to Anime Expo

Okay, I think I bought a girl's shirt. Cruising the floor at Anime Expo today, I saw and had to have this shirt featuring Gato from Chrono Trigger, but with the purple backing and pink font, I'm not sure it's meant for me. I'll wear it anyw...   read

 
 
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Sales of new Chrono Trigger nerdcore album go to charity

Last year, I discovered a nerdcore rapper by the name of Richie Branson, who laid verses atop anime tracks from Cowboy Bebop, Gurren Lagann, and more. He was also a very vocal proponent of bringing Toonami back onto Cartoon Network, and you...   read

 
 
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The ecstacy of Smooth McGroove's VG a cappellas

I've tried my very best to avoid sharing too much of Smooth McGroove's kickass a cappella arrangements. Not because I think he's lost his Midas touch, but because I didn't want to be held responsible for making heads explode out of sheer d...   read

 
 
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Chrono Trigger + Jay-Z = Chrono Jigga, and it's great

Ever since Wiz Khalifa shamelessly ripped "Schala's Theme" for the single "Never Been," I've been under the belief that a Chrono Trigger mash-up album would be gold. Chrono Jigga, a Chrono Trigger mash-up that throws Jay-Z's best cuts on to...   read

 
 
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The Chrono TRIGGER main theme goes acoustic

Despite the name of the damn game being plastered all over the video page, I mistakenly attributed Super Guitar Bros.' cover of "Time Scar" to Chrono Trigger rather than its sequel Chrono Cross. Well, now they actually released a TRIGGER v...   read

 
 
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Enjoy acoustic Chrono Cross music first thing in the AM

It's Monday. It's probably really f*ckin' cold outside too. Hell, I live in South Florida and it's a frosty low-40s out my window. You're gonna need a pick-me-up to get the week rolling. Luckily for you, the Super Guitar Bros. acoustic duo...   read

 
 
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Game heroes died so that you can have this poster

Did you guys get a chance to check out "The Game Over Tinies" in brentalfloss the comic? Once again, co-writers brentalfloss and Dan Roth and artist Andrew Dobson created an abecedarian comic of videogame character deaths -- characters each...   read

 
 
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The alphabet of 'Game Overs' in comic strip form

Superfans of brentalfloss might be aware that he has his own self-titled webcomic. He doesn't draw it -- doodles are provided by one Andrew Dobson -- but he co-writes along with series creator Dan Roth. And whenever there's a painfully unfu...   read

 
 
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Chrono Trigger now available on Google Play

Square Enix has released Chrono Trigger for the Android platform to the Google Play store today, pretty much ensuring that anybody who has ever wanted to play the game can now do so. It is available for $9.99, which seems like a pretty...   read

 
 
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My favorite 4th of July videogame memory

This isn't a particularly exciting holiday tale. It doesn't involve an abominable snowman, or misfit toys, or an elf that wants to be a dentist. It is just a simple story about something that happened on one dark and unassuming 4th of July ...   read

 
 
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Count the game references in rapper Random's 'Epoch'

Forever Famicom is the gift that keeps on giving! After releasing two companion EPs, rapper Random put the finishing touches on a music video for "Epoch" off the original CD. Sampling the main theme from Chrono Trigger, the song is Ran's d...   read

 
 
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25 Days: Win Chrono Trigger and Chrono Cross on PSN!

[Update: Contest closed! Winners listed here.] Not only is it the 25 Days of Giving on Destructoid, but it's also the Winter of RPGs for Square Enix! Chrono Cross, Final Fantasy V and Final Fantasy VI have all finally made their way to the ...   read

 
 
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The DTOID Show: Miyamoto's Retirement, Amalur's Lore

Hey guys! If you missed the live show today, Tara's out of town antique shopping or something, so we had New Challenger host and dear, beloved homeboy Anthony Carboni come hang out.  Today's topics include: 1. Is Shigeru Miyamoto...   read

 
 
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Chrono Trigger on iOS today: 'BEST.GAME.EVER!'

We wanted to remind you that Square Enix's lovely SNES time travel RPG is available on the App Store today for iPhone and iPod Touch. But instead of rambling off some facts you already know about the game, I'm going to give you the very fir...   read

 
 
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