NiGHTS: Journey of Dreams (Wii)

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NiGHTS: Journey of Dreams is a sequel to the 1996 Saturn title NiGHTS into Dreams... Like the original game, Journey of Dreams tells the story of the dream world of Nightopia which is being threatened by nightmare creatures called Nightmaren. The game introduces two children, William and Helen, and in their dreams the game takes place. The player controls the children and also Nights, a Nightmaren that turned against his creator in the previous game, and must protect the children's dreams from the Nightmaren.

The game begins with choosing a dreamer to play (William or Helen) and one of the seven worlds. The player can initially roam the world as the dreamer until he merges with Nights. Once Nights is controlled, the game turns to the traditional gameplay of gliding and spiraling through loops and collecting orbs and Dreamdrops.

During the game the player can obtain Persona Masks used to transform Nights into various animals and vehicles like a dragon, a dolphin, a rocket and a boat. These masks assist the player in reaching areas not accessible otherwise.

The game uses the Forecast Channel on the Wii to change the in-game weather conditions according to the weather at the geographic location of the player in the real world. That feature also comes to use in My Dream, a sandbox environment used to raise Nightmaren and other various creatures of Nightopia.

The game has four controls schemes: the Wii Remote, the Wii Remote with the Nunchuk, the GameCube controller and the Classic Controller. Players can keep track of their global ranking in an online scoreboard as the game informs the player of his global rank when playing.

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NiGHTS: Journey of Dreams Wii Nights is back!
NiGHTS: Journey of Dreams Wii Choose between William's or Helen's dream
NiGHTS: Journey of Dreams Wii Oh no, it turned out to be a nightmare!
NiGHTS: Journey of Dreams Wii Title screen

Alternate Titles

  • "ナイツ 〜星降る夜の物語〜" -- Japanese spelling
  • "NiGHTS: Hoshi Furu Yoru no Monogatari" -- Japanese title

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User Reviews

Do You Dream in Colour? So Hai (343) 2.86 Stars2.86 Stars2.86 Stars2.86 Stars2.86 Stars
Strange, but awesome! SteamTheCat (7) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars

Critic Reviews

GameSpot Dec 18, 2007 7.5 out of 10 75
neXGam 2008 7.3 out of 10 73
DarkZero Mar, 2008 7 out of 10 70
Game Tap Dec 18, 2007 7 out of 10 70
Gameswelt Jan 25, 2008 69 out of 100 69
Nintendo Front Feb 20, 2008 68 out of 100 68
Game Informer Magazine Feb, 2008 6 out of 10 60
Worth Playing Dec 28, 2007 5.8 out of 10 58
Fragland.net Mar 17, 2008 55 out of 100 55
UGO (UnderGroundOnline) Jan 02, 2008 C 50

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A really magical and amazing game. 1 Black_Rose (51)
Feb 01, 2008

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