Monster breeding, eh? A cool idea, I suppose. I like the monsters of CT.
And I have the SNES version, but portability is a major interest factor for me. I don't emulate (I just don't have much of an interest), but this is one of my favorite games of all time, and I don't have a problem buying it for the DS. It has a few new things to make it more worth my while, and they didn't screw around with it too much, so I'm pretty content.
"Chrono Trigger isn’t turning into Chronomon. You aren’t going to wander through time trapping monsters for the monster arena feature introduced in the DS release. The four Nu-like creatures pictured on the top left are smidges, baby monsters assigned to one of the four elements in the world of Chrono Trigger. The stable master in the Arena of Ages gives you a smidge of your choice for free and the infantile creature can be trained by sending it to different time periods. The Middle Ages era boosts the strength attribute.
Once you feel ready your monster can be sent into the arena to fight computer controlled monsters or a friend through DS wireless play. Monsters automatically attack when their time gauge fills, but you can alter the attack they use. Items like the Hawk Talon, Seafang, and Duskeye which activates shadow-based attacks give players limited control of their monsters. It sounds like the monster arena opens early since Square Enix mentions you can “unlock eras” to further train your monster. One thing is clear, you will be able to enter the Arena of Ages before you reach the Kingdom of Zeal."
Last Edit: Oct 16, 2008 19:29:22 GMT -5 by Da Robot
Chrono Trigger isn’t turning into Chronomon. You aren’t going to wander through time trapping monsters for the monster arena feature introduced in the DS release. The four Nu-like creatures pictured on the top left are smidges, baby monsters assigned to one of the four elements in the world of Chrono Trigger. The stable master in the Arena of Ages gives you a smidge of your choice for free and the infantile creature can be trained by sending it to different time periods.
Here's some more features that are going to be in CTDS.
- Movie theater: Watch the animated movies from the Playstation re-release of Chrono Trigger - Music Library: enjoy your favorite Chrono Trigger tracks whenever you want - view data on any monster you want - Treasure Chest Map Mode: now you can find missing treasure chests just by using this handy feature - Another ending to the game has also been added.
Also I think instead of 3 new dungeons, it may actually be 2.
Nester the Lark: Speaking of the song "Reincarnation," perhaps it might have sounded something like this if the game had gotten an English dub.
Jan 26, 2021 10:25:09 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: According to Nintendo's IR calendar, they're going to release their financial information up to December 2020 on 1 Feb. Switch sales (68.30 mil at Sep 2020) may very well surpass that of the 3DS (75.94 mil), but how will it compare to the GBA (81.51 mil)?
Jan 31, 2021 12:10:02 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: It's closer to the GBA sales than I thought. Switch hardware sales up to December 2020 is 79.87 mil, while I expected about 78 mil.
Feb 1, 2021 8:07:53 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: Also, while they stopped counting 3DS and Wii U hardware sales, software went up from 385.12 mil to 385.85 mil and 103.27 mil to 103.31 mil. Switch software sales went from 456.49 mil to 532.34 mil, surpassing that of NES and Game Boy.
Feb 1, 2021 8:09:41 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: So now that I have a capture device, I've been looking at my games and tried to figure out the resolution and frame rate they run at. Trials Rising is 540p30, Project DIVA Mega Mix has the UI at 720p60 and the simpler, single-singer PVs run at 540p60…?
Feb 6, 2021 11:42:34 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: All the Atelier games I've seen so far (Arland 1-4) run at 1080p30, which is a bit surprising as I expected a lower resolution for Lulua. Void Terrarium and Puyo Puyo Tetris 1 and 2 all run at 1080p60. PPT1 also ran at 1080p60 on Wii U, so no surprise.
Feb 6, 2021 11:45:41 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: ↑ In Atelier Lulua, the system UI and even some parts with 3D models (like the synthesis screen) run at full 1080p at 60 fps. That's a huge leap from the previous two games in the series. World map runs at 30 fps though, despite not being intensive.
Feb 8, 2021 11:13:44 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: Rune Factory 4 Special runs at 720p60. Fire Emblem Three Houses is a weird case; it looks like 900p30 to me, but because of the way the edge of the models are drawn, the graphics end up looking very ugly.
Feb 8, 2021 11:15:06 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: I've been doing the same thing I do every time I consider getting Smash Ultimate: playing Smash for Wii U. It turns out there are still plenty of people playing it online. Makes me curious about Splatoon 1.
Feb 20, 2021 10:08:42 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: The online also worked better than I remember. Maybe because there are fewer people...?
Feb 20, 2021 10:10:09 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: My skill curve in Smash Bros seems to be the opposite of other games: the more I play, the worse I get.
Feb 23, 2021 17:28:27 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: TIL I had not yet unlocked all the stages in Smash for Wii U. Just unlocked the last one today, six years after getting the game.
Feb 24, 2021 18:35:31 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: If you want a new perspective on your own Mario Maker levels, just wait more than three years before playing them again.
Mar 6, 2021 9:44:32 GMT -5