Chrono Trigger Now Available on Steam Dylan Duarte February 27, 2018 News In a surprise move sure to please a lot of gamers young and old, Square Enix dropped beloved RPG Chrono Trigger onto the Steam store this morning, February 27. It includes the additional content from the 2008 Nintendo DS release, improved graphics from subsequent releases, keyboard and mouse controls, autosave, and more. Chrono Trigger was originally released for the Super Nintendo in early 1995 to rave reviews, with outlets comparing it to games like Final Fantasy, Secret of Mana, and The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. Seemingly every aspect of the game was praised, including gameplay, graphics, sound, and story. In the almost three years since its release, it’s not only been hailed as one of the greatest role-playing games of all time, but one of the greatest games, period, frequently showing up on all-time best-of lists. The Steam version will run you $14.99. It’s worth nothing that as of this writing, the Steam reviews are almost overwhelmingly negative, due to the Steam version being a port of the mobile version of Chrono Trigger released roughly seven years ago. Even the positive reviews cite the horrible interface, and the consensus among the positive reviews seems to be that, lazy port or no, it’s Chrono Trigger. As exciting as it is to see one of the greatest games of all time make a surprise return, it’s disappointing to hear that Square Enix clearly didn’t put a lot of time into this new port, especially after they’ve already been taken to task for this exact issue. Share This With The World!