Summary: I don't understand the apparent apathy for this game. I admit I'm only about 15 hours into it, but so far I've really enjoyed what I've played. I concede that the frequent random encounters are frustrating... While it would have been lovely if they'd avoided them altogether, Chrono Trigger this is not. That being said, the characters are interesting and well-rounded, and the story so far is solid enough that I want to keep playing.
A Brilliant, But Flawed RPG That Pays Homage To 16-Bit Classics
Deepak Oprah, Amazon
8 July 2009
Summary: People have been clamoring for a sequel to Chrono Trigger for years now. Some gamers consider Chrono Cross to be a superb sequel to that time-traveling epic, while others found it to be a dud. I thought Chrono Cross was an excellent RPG, but I had always desired another 16-bit RPG that had the same impact on me as Chrono Trigger. That game of 1995 managed to amaze a young 5th grader like me, because many of the game's concepts were so fresh.
Summary: This is the best looking game I've seen in a long time . . . because I love the old SNES RPGs. This game looks great, and the 'movies' are in game, none of the high rendered CG crap that so many games throw in and just seems tacked on now-a-days. I haven't played all the way through it, in fact I just got the 3rd character, but so far I really like the characters, play mechanics, story line, music, and graphics.