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SEGA Announces NiGHTS into Dreams HD

Posted by on July 5th, 2012 | 2 Comments | Tags:

Today, SEGA announced that an HD remake of NiGHTS into Dreams, the beloved Saturn game, is to come to PSN at some point this fall. Boasting HD widescreen graphics, trophies and leaderboards, the game looks to be everything a fan of the original could want in a remake. In order to satisfy the purists out there too, SEGA is including a mode called “Saturn Mode”, which will allow players to play the game with the original graphics, untouched by modern hands. The debut trailer for the game is posted above, and the PR is below. I only briefly played the Saturn original, so I’m especially looking forward to playing this one.

Today is a day that many NiGHTS fans have been waiting for. We’re so excited to announce that an HD remake of the fan-favorite flying platformer, NiGHTS into dreams…, will be coming to Xbox LIVE Arcade, PlayStation Network, and Windows PC Digital Download this fall. To prove this news isn’t a dream itself, check out the first official NiGHTS trailer!

“The SEGA Saturn offered many unique gaming experiences, and NiGHTS into dreams… stands out as one of the most recognizable titles that found a home on the system,” said Chris Olson, Vice President of Digital Business at SEGA. “We’ve gotten a lot of requests about this game over the years, and are very happy to be able to give both former Saturn owners and new players a chance to play it in its most beautiful form to date this fall.”

NiGHTS into dreams…

Initially released for SEGA Saturn 16 years ago today, on July 5, 1996, NiGHTS into dreams… is one of the best-regarded games in SEGA history and a favorite of many fans thanks to its innovative 3D gameplay and multi-faceted level design. This new version will bring Nightopia to vivid life with improved HD graphics and a 16:9 aspect ratio, as well as added support for leaderboards, trophies, and achievements. It will also feature an optional Saturn Mode that will let players experience the game with the original graphics intact.