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Alternative Names

クロノ クロス

Developer

SquareSoft

Genre

Role-Playing

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Release Dates

08/15/00 Square EA
11/18/99 Square
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Community Stats

Owners: 356
Tracked: 2
Wishlist: 9
Now Playing: 5

Summary

Challenge fate...

Twenty years after the events in chrono trigger, a new set of adventurers are preparing for a battle that will surprass even space and time...

  • The long-awaited sequel to one of history's favorite adventures
  • a multitude of playable characters and interwining gmae scenarios 
  • a new visual and audio experience from the original creator

*Back of the game case info

  What was the start of all this?
  When did the cogs of fate begin to turn?
  Perhaps it is impossible to grasp that answer now,
  From deep within the flow of time.

  But for a certanty, back then
  We loved so many yet hated so much
  We hurt others and were hurt ourselves.

  Yet even then we ran like the wind
  Whilst our laughter echoed
  Under cerulean skies....

*Game Introduction 

While it's officially a sequel to the immensely popular Chrono Trigger, Chrono Cross is completely its own role-playing game with over 40 characters, a branching story line, and multiple endings. Like its predecessor, the game is about crossing through time and setting things right. This story focuses on Serge's quest for the Frozen Flame, which will give the beholder the power to bend space and time. Serge wants the power to save himself from dying in a parallel universe but, as you can guess, nefarious forces are also vying for the Frozen Flame to suit their own purposes.

Chrono Cross features the stylish character designs and wondrous cut scenes that gamers have come to expect from SquareSoft, but the game also has a number of gameplay innovations. Though the battle engine is essentially turn-based, characters don't have to wait their turn to cast a spell or make an attack; battles are moderated by stamina. Also, the repetitive battles with lesser monsters that make so many RPGs sag can be easily avoided because all monsters can be seen on the screen.

    Features:
  • The long-awaited sequel to Chrono Trigger
  • Encounter a multitude of playable characters and intertwining game scenarios
  • Unique design eliminates random battles and experience points
  • A new visual and audio experience from the original creators
  • Over 40 playable characters
  • Each character has their own back-story
  • Special moves, abilities, and weapons
  • Spans two discs
*Official description from SquareSoft

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Sales History

Total Sales
0.69m
Japan
0.62m
NA
0.42m
Europe
0.12m
Others
1.86m
Total

Opinion (30)

Azhraell posted 05/09/2013, 01:00
One of the best games ever made. Nice sales but deserves more.
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Kyuu posted 05/06/2013, 02:19
@hatmoza
Same here! I usually prefer 2D JRPGs over 3D and I started with Chrono Trigger. Despite Chrono Cross' drawbacks, its a more magical game with a lot of painfully beautiful soundtracks. It had a much greater impact on me.
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Yamaneko22 posted 26/03/2012, 05:25
@hatmoza Brofist:) @A203D Exactly Chrono Cross was never released in Europe. I don't know what's going on hereO-o
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A203D posted 05/03/2012, 04:38
How can this game have sold 0.42 mil copies in Europe, it wasnt released there... i would know, because its still not released on the PSN!! which is PS3s strongest region, now is a time for a digital release of all these games where fans deserve to be rewarded for saving the PS brand this gen!
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hatmoza posted 20/01/2012, 08:28
Under rate game. I love it more than Chrono Trigger, and I love Chrono Trigger.
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Mordred11 posted 10/09/2011, 09:49
awesome game..
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