Billy Hatcher is the main protagonist of Sonic Team's Billy Hatcher and the Giant Egg. He is a young boy from the human world who was chosen by the God of the Chickens, Menie-Funie, to save the a magical world called the Morning Land from the Crows. Billy Hatcher is a character who has appeared in several crossovers with NiGHTS.
Billy Hatcher & the Giant Egg
NiGHTS makes a guest appearance, along with many other Sega characters, in Billy's first and currently only game, Billy Hatcher & the Giant Egg, as an Egg Animal. Billy can hatch NiGHTS and make them Drill Dash into enemies.
The game also featured an 8-bit NiGHTS into Dreams themed mini game, called "NiGHTS ~ Score Attack ~", as a side feature. This mini game also appears in the Sonic Team's online role-playing game, Phantasy Star Online.
Billy appears in Sega Superstars, in the Billy Hatcher & the Giant Egg thematic mini game where the players must move Billy and the egg around to crush enemies and collect fruits along the way.
Additionatly, Billy appears in the game's opening sequence, running around a city with NiGHTS and Sonic.
Sonic Riders: Zero Gravity
Billy, along with Amigo from the Samba de Amigo and NiGHTS, appeared in Sonic Riders: Zero Gravity as an unlockable SEGA guest character, being the replacement of Ulala. Billy is a power type character, which means he can destroy obstacles throughtout the circuits. Billy's personal Extreme Gear is called the Power Egg.
This section requires expansion.
- Much like the Visitors, Billy is a human child who was transported to a magical world.