Simon Stafsnes Andersen, the creator of the gorgeous retro motion/journey title, Owlboy, has launched a selfmade trailer for the retro Chrono Trigger sequel we’ll most likely by no means get.- Advertisement -
Dubbed Chrono Break, this sequel is on no account formally associated to Chrono Trigger and has on no account been ordered or endorsed by Square Enix (the studio who owns the official rights to the Chrono collection). What we’re actually attempting to inform you is that you shouldn’t get your hopes up relating to any chance that this mission emerges in an official (and even unofficial) playable kind anytime quickly.
Still, it is not possible to not get your hopes up just a bit be. Andersen’s artwork type showcases a transparent understanding of what made the 16-bit period such a particular time for online game visible design, and his interpretation of the Chrono Trigger universe is solely gorgeous. Anderson states that he spent two months engaged on the photographs proven in Chrono Break‘s trailer, however he additionally claims to have spent “a full 12 months” visualizing the look of this theoretical sequel.
While the visuals on this trailer will not be elaborate (they solely sport just a few frames of animation at greatest), Andresen’s love for this world and its artwork potential shines via. It definitely does not harm that Owlboy composer Jonathan Geer lent his abilities for the trailer’s gorgeous rating.
This mission could be a creator’s pipe dream, however it’s primarily based on precise Chrono Trigger historical past. The identify Chrono Break has appeared in interviews with numerous former members of the Chrono Trigger group and at one level might have been in growth because the third sport within the franchise.
It’s by no means straightforward to be a Chrono Trigger fan. Not solely will this unimaginable mission possible by no means be greater than a trailer, however the sport did not make the SNES Classic Edition roster, the current Chrono Trigger PC port was terrible, we’re nonetheless ready for a remaster or re-release of the oft-forgotten PS1 title, Chrono Cross.
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