New NiGHTS

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New NiGHTS

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Well would you look at that.

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well. . .now isn't that something. The new outfit I can live with. The fleshy fleshy head is bothering me slightly though. A bad Sonic game breaks my spirit. A bad Nights game will break my heart.

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This is pretty wild. It's one thing to anticipate a new Sonic game because I can think back on Heroes and 2K6 to keep from getting excited, but my experience with NiGHTS is 100% good, albeit about a decade old. I can only imagine the wind up ahead.

Are there screenshots to be found anywhere, or do we just get the one big splash?

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Like the new design. Like it a lot.

But what's with the air flute?

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And before you ask how i was right on so many occasions, i was extremely lucky. And if my luck still holds true now, Shenmue III should see a 2008 release on the X360, and NiGHTS Into Fantasies will come out late 2007 for both Wii and DS.
Is it too early to bring up something i said around this time last year and start stroking my e-penis again?

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I'll stroke it.

And if and when Shenmue 3 is confirmed we shall move on to virtual fellatio.

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I think it's gotten to the point now where if Shenmue III were to be announced I would probably weep.

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Hoorah for optimism!

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I was wondering when we would get more confirmation... This looks to be the most concrete we've seen in ages.

That said, the new vest/sleeves/etc. look kinda weird, but then, so did Sonic's <i>Adventure</i> redesign when it first came out. I hope they don't botch this up, but the formula was simple enough to begin with - all that really has to be done is make new levels. And this time make it more than 7.

And include the original one so I don't feel AS bad for leaving the Saturn at home (though I'll still feel bad about leaving <i>Guardian Heroes</i> back there). Heck, fuse it with <i>Christmas NiGHTS</i> (the extra Spring Valley course included), that's how it should've been from the get-go anyway.

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Samface wrote:Like the new design. Like it a lot.

But what's with the air flute?
He's always had the air flute, so, uh... that's what's with it.

... Other then I don't think there is any rational explanation for it.

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They'd better reveal NiGHTS' gender this time.

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Man, seeing NiGHTS on a magazine cover really reminds you of what a totally unmarketable character he is, doesn't it?

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Esrever wrote:Man, seeing NiGHTS on a magazine cover really reminds you of what a totally unmarketable character he is, doesn't it?
Oh yeah, he's camp as Christmas. Did the first game actually sell any copies?

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Well, I bought one, and I guess GG! did since he wrote a bunch of stuff on it or something...

So yeah. Two copies.

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Post by BlankTH »

That is a Swedish Mag that you get free at game. Haven't seen it yet though.

It says:
NIGHTS
Sega's dream demon returns.

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Oh god, please let the most talented team at Sega develop this. Please! PLEASE!

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It's interesting that Sega have chosen to gradually reveal the new NiGHTS through obscure European magazines as opposed to showcasing it at a major industry event. It suggests that the title wont be aimed at a mainstream audience.

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So does the outfit signify NiGHTS was promoted to the King of Dreams or something after the first game? Making him a friendlier, cutesier version of Neil Gaiman's Sandman?

Also, has it been confirmed for the Wii?

Actually, it looks more like NiGHTS is borrowing clothes from the King of Cosmos now.

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No such confirmation has been offered yet, but Sega has asked said Swedish Magazine to take down the image. You know, to try and keep things hush-hush. On the internet.

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big_smile wrote:It's interesting that Sega have chosen to gradually reveal the new NiGHTS through obscure European magazines as opposed to showcasing it at a major industry event. It suggests that the title wont be aimed at a mainstream audience.
IIRC, this is the same magazine that recieved some news and shots of Halo 3 before EGM even though that later magazine hyped the news as a "world-wide exclusive". So I guess this magazine isn't that obscure, and we already know the Halo franchise is pretty popular among the gaming mainstream.

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Nights! Yes!! NAKA had to leave for us to have our Nights back! yay!

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I am filled with both anticipation and dread.

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I want that frigging magazine! even though I cant read that language.

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Dasher wrote:I want that frigging magazine! even though I cant read that language.
The pictures would be telling enough, honestly. I mean, it's not like they have anything particularly to translate in those, do they? The HUD of the original doesn't really have any <i>words</i> in it, either way.

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Would someone be able to fabricate such a thing?

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