Chrono Cross is being released on PSN on November 8th

#1 Edited by AuthenticM (3762 posts) -
#2 Posted by DonChipotle (2785 posts) -

Oh yay, the good Chrono game!

#3 Posted by nohthink (1223 posts) -

I thought FF7 was already on PSN

#4 Posted by mosespippy (4286 posts) -

@nohthink: 7 is already available. He meant 6.

#5 Posted by FancySoapsMan (5841 posts) -

This might finally be my chance to finish it.

#6 Posted by BisonHero (6674 posts) -

@DonChipotle said:

Oh yay, the good Chrono game!

I know there are people that think Chrono Cross is as good as Chrono Trigger, but wow, didn't know there were people who thought Chrono Cross was actually better than Chrono Trigger and that Trigger is bad.

#7 Posted by DonChipotle (2785 posts) -

@BisonHero said:

@DonChipotle said:

Oh yay, the good Chrono game!

I know there are people that think Chrono Cross is as good as Chrono Trigger, but wow, didn't know there were people who thought Chrono Cross was actually better than Chrono Trigger and that Trigger is bad.

I don't think Chrono Cross is a great game or anything. I just think it is better than Trigger. And if Trigger is bad that means Cross would have to be considered the good one even if I don't think it is a particularly well done RPG.

#8 Posted by Rayeth (1060 posts) -

Chrono Cross has one of (maybe THE) best soundtracks in gaming. The opening alone brings goosebumps everytime I see it.

The story is crazy confusing and I didn't play Trigger enough to know if one was better than the other, but given that I still own a physical copy of Chrono Cross and it would be very nice to not have to bust that thing out, I will probably buy this. Here's hoping the emulation thing or whatever they are doing doesn't suck.

#9 Edited by Axersia (1620 posts) -

Sweet, been waiting for this ever since it got released on the Japanese PSN. Never played Cross before and will be picking it up day 1. If the story's anything like Radical Dreamers, I'll probably enjoy it more than Trigger.

#10 Posted by AuthenticM (3762 posts) -

@Rayeth said:

Chrono Cross has one of (maybe THE) best soundtracks in gaming. The opening alone brings goosebumps everytime I see it.

The story is crazy confusing and I didn't play Trigger enough to know if one was better than the other, but given that I still own a physical copy of Chrono Cross and it would be very nice to not have to bust that thing out, I will probably buy this. Here's hoping the emulation thing or whatever they are doing doesn't suck.

I think Chrono Cross' soundtrack is my personal favorite of all times. Yes, the opening gives me goosebumps too.

@Axersia said:

Sweet, been waiting for this ever since it got released on the Japanese PSN. Never played Cross before and will be picking it up day 1. If the story's anything like Radical Dreamers, I'll probably enjoy it more than Trigger.

The story is inspired by Radical Dreamers, but greatly expands upon it. Check it out. I like it more than Trigger, and I fucking LOVE Trigger. Cross is simply a masterpiece.

#11 Posted by ArbitraryWater (11918 posts) -

Isn't the story of Chrono Cross incomprehensibly insane? I wouldn't know personally, but the general opinion I get of that game is a fairly negative one.

Of course, Final Fantasy V and VI are also being released, which is great. Because those are the two best Final Fantasy games. SCREW THE HATERS THE JOB SYSTEM IS AWESOME.

#12 Posted by Crabs_on_the_beach (42 posts) -

Yep definitely getting it, basically the only thing I use my Playstation for these days is to play old ps titles. As for soundtrack its a three way tie with FFVIII, Legend of Dragoon, and Chrono Cross with me.

#13 Posted by GideonAmos (199 posts) -

Holy crap, is this for real? I've pretty much given up on CC being released on PSN this year and now its less than a week away?

#14 Posted by RandomInternetUser (6789 posts) -

Awesome, I only got to play this at a friend's house (though, several times) and really liked it back then. I may try to play it, but I have trouble going back to old games like this.

#15 Posted by JackSukeru (5922 posts) -

Hm, FF6 has been out for some time in the European PSN I think. I've considered getting it since I've never played that one, but don't know how the PS1 port holds up to the original. Also, it's Final Fantasy, I need a whole lot of nothing to do if I'm to make time for it.

Also, Chrono Cross, that's a game.

#16 Posted by AuthenticM (3762 posts) -

@ArbitraryWater said:

Isn't the story of Chrono Cross incomprehensibly insane? I wouldn't know personally, but the general opinion I get of that game is a fairly negative one.

Of course, Final Fantasy V and VI are also being released, which is great. Because those are the two best Final Fantasy games. SCREW THE HATERS THE JOB SYSTEM IS AWESOME.

It's insane, but not incomprehensibly so. I love it. As for V and VI, yes, they are good games, but the load times of the PS versions are horrendous. I wouldn't buy them if I were you guys, just to send a signal to SE.

#17 Posted by amomjc (977 posts) -

The amount of Blasphemy in this thread is overwhelming!! Cross better than trigger?!

#18 Posted by AuthenticM (3762 posts) -

@amomjc said:

The amount of Blasphemy in this thread is overwhelming!! Cross better than trigger?!

Yes it is. :)

#19 Posted by Hailinel (25179 posts) -

@AuthenticM said:

@amomjc said:

The amount of Blasphemy in this thread is overwhelming!! Cross better than trigger?!

Yes it is. :)

In what way?

Chrono Cross has a plot that shits all over the first game in the worst possible ways, an overabundance of characters whose only distinguishing traits are their accents and verbal tics, and a battle system that simply wasn't nearly as fun as Chrono Trigger's. They could have easily made the exact same game without the ties to Chrono Trigger, and it would have been vastly improved as a result.

#20 Posted by BulletproofMonk (2725 posts) -
@RockmanBionics said:

Hm, FF6 has been out for some time in the European PSN I think. I've considered getting it since I've never played that one, but don't know how the PS1 port holds up to the original. Also, it's Final Fantasy, I need a whole lot of nothing to do if I'm to make time for it.

Also, Chrono Cross, that's a game.

The PSN version of VI is absolutely fine. I've been playing it for a while now and really enjoying it.
#21 Posted by fenixREVOLUTION (735 posts) -

I will have to buy this, I never gog a chance to play it before and I love Chrono Trigger.

#22 Posted by Hailinel (25179 posts) -

@ArbitraryWater said:

Isn't the story of Chrono Cross incomprehensibly insane? I wouldn't know personally, but the general opinion I get of that game is a fairly negative one.

Of course, Final Fantasy V and VI are also being released, which is great. Because those are the two best Final Fantasy games. SCREW THE HATERS THE JOB SYSTEM IS AWESOME.

Chrono Cross attempts to tie into Chrono Trigger with ludicrous leaps of logic that make zero sense, and oh, yeah...

Crono, Marle, and Lucca all die horribly off-screen when Guardia is invaded and destroyed before Chrono Cross even starts. The game just sort of shrugs this off while trying to convince you that an Australian-accented tomboy is some sort of rebirth/clone/double-thing of Schala.

What. The. Fuck.

#23 Posted by Nasar7 (2731 posts) -

Out now! Yes, Sony/Square, please continue reselling me my childhood. So good.

#24 Edited by SeriouslyNow (8534 posts) -

@Hailinel said:

@ArbitraryWater said:

Isn't the story of Chrono Cross incomprehensibly insane? I wouldn't know personally, but the general opinion I get of that game is a fairly negative one.

Of course, Final Fantasy V and VI are also being released, which is great. Because those are the two best Final Fantasy games. SCREW THE HATERS THE JOB SYSTEM IS AWESOME.

Chrono Cross attempts to tie into Chrono Trigger with ludicrous leaps of logic that make zero sense, and oh, yeah...

Crono, Marle, and Lucca all die horribly off-screen when Guardia is invaded and destroyed before Chrono Cross even starts. The game just sort of shrugs this off while trying to convince you that an Australian-accented tomboy is some sort of rebirth/clone/double-thing of Schala.

What. The. Fuck.

Yup.

The Lavos hybridisation MacGuffin is also supremely silly.

I hate Chrono Cross so much.

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