This article is from the Final-Fantasy and other Square Soft Games FAQ, by firstname.lastname@example.org (Nick Zitzmann) with numerous contributions by others.
In reality, after years of hearing requests from fans, Square Soft
reversed their decisions not to release the PlayStation re-releases of
Final Fantasy IV and Chrono Trigger in North America. This represents
the final release Square Soft has published for the original PlayStation
in North America.
The US version of Final Fantasy IV is the eqivilant to the original,
non-easytype version of the game. The dialogue and items have been
retranslated from scratch; only the character and location names remain
constant from Final Fantasy II on the Super NES. In addition, most of
the slowdown problems that plagued the original Japanese re-release have
Chrono Trigger is identical to the Super NES game released in 1995,
except for the addition of a Final Fantasy VI-like bonus mode and
anime-style cutscenes placed throughout the game.