Retrospective – Chrono Trigger (SNES)

The entire concept of Chrono Trigger might seem odd at first glance. Composed of the developmental “dream team” of Hironobu Sakaguchi (the Final Fantasy creator), Akira Toriyama (popular manga artist), and Yuji Horii (the Dragon Quest creator), you have to wonder how in the world these three even got together to propose such a crazy idea. Not only that, but the story was one revolving around time-travel. Do those plots ever work well? Could this ragtag group of video game influencers really pull it off? Continue reading “Retrospective – Chrono Trigger (SNES)”

Retrospective: Nintendo 3DS

It is 2010. Nintendo has just unveiled their successor to the Nintendo DS, appropriately titled, “Nintendo 3DS.” What are we to think of this bizarre handheld, boasting a glasses-free 3D experience? Wasn’t Nintendo’s previous experiences with 3D gaming pretty terrible? Why is the price point just as high as the Wii when it was first released? Continue reading “Retrospective: Nintendo 3DS”