A game as important and iconic as Chrono Trigger deserves a similarly epic cover album. Materia Collective has stepped up to the challenge with EPOCH, a sixty-track tribute with the game’s beloved melodies re-rendered in all sorts of musical stylings. It’s got rock, jazz, ballads, an acoustic guitar rendition of Frog’s theme, an autotune pop […]
The musical scores for Chrono Trigger and its pseudo-sequel Chrono Cross happen to be the greatest video game soundtracks of all time. If you doubt it or you’ve somehow never heard them, they’re always on YouTube so you can play and judge for yourself. But there’s little room for debate in my book. They sound…..so…..good. […]
The complaints were loud and filled with rage when Square-Enix released Chrono Trigger on Steam last February. The 1995 RPG is worshiped among game aficionados as one of the best video games of all time and Square’s finest hour. Square’s PC port was simply the ugly mobile version, complete with giant buttons in a plain […]
Widely hailed as one of the greatest video games of all time, the definitive version of CHRONO TRIGGER® is now available for the first time on STEAM®. This version features: Two Extra Dungeons – Includes the mysterious “Dimensional Vortex” dungeon and “Lost Sanctum” dungeon that first appeared in the Nintendo DS® and mobile releases CHRONO TRIGGER Limited Edition – […]
Materia Collective has released Piano Collections: Chrono Trigger, a musical journey back in time to Squaresoft’s classic SNES-era RPG, Chrono Trigger. Re-imagined on piano in the classical and jazz traditions by arranger and performer Trevor Alan Gomes, Piano Collections: Chrono Trigger is the first in a series of piano arrangement albums planned from game music label […]
Let me set the scene for you. It was at E3 a long time ago, a trailer for what would be called Super Smash Bros. Brawl was revealed, and it was epic. But what many remember most about the trailer was this… https://youtu.be/9BVNsTcx-2k In one 47 second trailer, the entire complexion of Super Smash Bros. […]
While the focus of most games tends to be on how good the gameplay is or how polished the visuals are, there is another aspect that is often overlooked but can de vital in shaping the overall experience – the soundtrack. When used effectively in games music can amplify emotions, create tension or drama and […]
Traditional RPGs are becoming a rare and seemingly dying breed. Are we looking at the end of a roleplaying era and if so what does that mean for gamers? Are the triple AAA, high dollared budget roleplaying games a thing of the past?