December 18, 2007


Dreams Come to Life in SEGA’s Highly
Anticipated Release of NiGHTS: Journey of Dreams for the Wii Home Video Game

SEGA of America, Inc. today
announced that NiGHTS™: Journey of Dreams for the Wii™ home video game console
has shipped to retailers throughout North America. Unlike any other game, NiGHTS:
Journey of Dreams delivers the feeling of flight through the innovative Wii
control system and sends players on an epic journey of exploration and
adventure. With online-enabled competitive play and an intriguing artificial
life system, NiGHTS: Journey of Dreams is the first Wii title to tap into the
system’s Wi-Fi capabilities with Forecast Channel support that recreates the
player’s regional weather within the game’s custom “My Dream” sandbox-like area.
Additionally, the game features an online two-player race mode enabling gamers
to race head-to-head via Wi-Fi connection. Featuring a storyline about courage,
hope and inspiration, NiGHTS: Journey of Dreams is an ideal game for the entire

NiGHTS: Journey of Dreams unfolds in
Nightopia, the spectacular dream world of two young characters, Helen and Will.
Struggling to overcome the every day challenges of growing up, these two
12-year-olds find their real life experiences spilling into their dreams. As
Helen and Will fall into a deep sleep they are greeted by NiGHTS, a fantasy
jester, who leads them to explore the rich and vibrant land of Nightopia. Along
the way, NiGHTS helps the youngsters bravely face their fears by finding
inventive ways to confront, outpace and outwit foes.

“The release of NiGHTS: Journey of
Dreams is very exciting and special for both SEGA and gamers around the world,”
said Don Mesa, Director of Marketing, SEGA of America, Inc. “Gamers have been
clamoring for NiGHTS to return since its debut in 1996 and the end result is
nothing less than spectacular. We’ve harnessed the power and innovation of the
Wii alongside a rich storyline and blended original and next-gen features that
will transport gamers to a dream world like no other.”

Building on the global popularity of
the original NiGHTS into Dreams™ game, key elements of that critically acclaimed
title were brought forward in this latest release. Groundbreaking features,
including the A-LIFE creature system, have been reawakened. There are three
types of A-LIFE creatures – Nightopians, Nightmarens and Mepians – who exist
within the dream world of Nightopia. Creatures can be captured in single-player
mode using an acrobatic flight move called a Para-loop and transferred to the
player’s “My Dream” space. The My Dream space is a sandbox-like world where
A-LIFE creatures are raised and nurtured, or traded with other gamers online.
Over time, the My Dream environment will evolve, where various objects will
appear and monthly holiday-themed events will occur.

NiGHTS: Journey of Dreams carries a
suggested retail price of $49.95 and available at retail stores throughout North
America. The game is rated “E” for Everyone. For more information on NiGHTS:
Journey of Dreams, please visit