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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Sorcerer's StoneHelp Harry uncover the secret of the Sorcerer’s Stone in this brand-new game. Encounter strange creatures such as the Venemous Tentacula, Devil’s Snare, and Mutated Gytrash. Enhance your wizarding powers with the Spongify spell challenge. Explore even more exciting locations including Ollivanders Wand Shop and Hagrid’s Garden. Prepare for an extraordinary, climatic final encounter with the dreaded You-Know-Who!

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The Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone video game was released by Electronic Arts on November 15, 2001. It was released for Windows, Mac, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance, GameCube, and Xbox. From the publisher:

Thanks to the Harry Potter Wiki for most of this information.

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  • Harry Potter – the only playable character
  • Hermione Granger
  • Ron Weasley – playable with cheat
  • Fred and George Weasley
  • Draco Malfoy
  • Albus Dumbledore
  • Quirinus Quirrell
  • Minerva McGonagall
  • Rolanda Hooch
  • Severus Snape
  • Filius Flitwick
  • Rubeus Hagrid
  • Argus Filch
  • Lord Voldemort
  • Peeves
  • Lee Jordan – voice is heard only through Quidditch commentating
  • Sybill Trelawney – on certain game systems, she has written a note on the locked door to the Divination Classroom that reads, “Do Not Disturb, Crystal Gazing,” though she is never actually seen
  • Pomona Sprout
  • Nearly Headless Nick
  • Mrs. Norris
  • Gnomes
  • Orange Snail
  • Venomous Tentacula
  • Doxy
  • Fire Crab
  • Ghosts
  • Troll
  • Dragon
  • Owl
  • Flobberworm
  • Fluffy
  • Gargoyle.
  • Devil’s Snare – the deadly plant will kill Ron and Hermione if Harry doesn’t cast Incendio on it
  • Forest Troll
  • Drone Jinx
  • Flipendo
  • Alohomora
  • Wingardium Leviosa
  • Incendio
  • Verdimillious
  • Avifors
  • Lumos
  • Diffindo
  • Spongify
  • Vermillious
  • Floating Eyes Curse
  • Colloportus
  • Peeves does not appear in the film, but is battled on a regular basis in this game. In the GameCube, Xbox, and PS2 versions, he only appears in a cutscene but is never battled.
  • In the PC/Mac version, the Forbidden Forest part is not included.
  • In the film and book, Harry’s broomstick is jinxed in the first Quidditch match. In the PC/Mac and PS1 version, both Quidditch matches have no jinxed brooms or accidents. In the PS2/Gamecube/Xbox version, the Slytherin match is played on a jinxed broom.
  • In the book, Quirrell summons ropes to tie Harry by snapping his fingers. In the film, Quirrell snaps his fingers to make fire surround the area. In the PC/Mac version, Quirrell moves his hands to conjure fire around the area. But in the PS1 version, Quirrell does not make fire surround the area, but green ropes do tie themselves around Harry at times. And in all the video games, Voldemort is the final boss.
  • In the PC and PlayStation versions of the game, Norbert seems to appear early in the game, unlike in the book and movie where he appears nearly at the end of the story.
  • Norbert is omitted in the PlayStation 2, Xbox, Nintendo Gamecube, and Gameboy Advanced versions of the game.
  • Originally Reparo, Verdimillious, and an unnamed spell were to appear in the PC/Mac version of the game. Also, Incendio and Wingardium Leviosa were to have more uses.
  • The Dursleys were to appear in the PC/Mac Version of the game because they have their model files still in the game.
  • Harry constantly fights Draco on a daily basis. Though, in the book and movie, Harry doesn’t fight Draco at all until Year 2.
  • In the GBA version of the game, Harry gets caught by Professor Snape instead of Filch, and Harry’s detention in the forest isn’t the same as the book or movie.
  • In the GBA version of the game, Harry uses Flipendo on the Troll and it falls in a hole in the girls bathroom. In the book and movie, Ron used the Levitation Charm on the troll’s club to bash the troll’s head with it.
  • In the PlayStation 2 and Xbox versions of the game the Quidditch Match against Slytherin is at the last match of the year rather than the first.
  • In the PC, PS1, and PlayStation version of the game, Harry gets trapped in the dungeons during Potions class.
  • In the PlayStation 2, Xbox, Gamecube versions of the game, Harry goes alone in the Forbidden Forest.
  • The GBC Version of the game has a glitch during the part where you need to find ingredients for Snape. One of them is supposed to be found by examining a tapestry in Snape’s office. However, if you get the other ingredient first, the one in Snape’s office will never appear and you will be forced to restart the game.
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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Harry_Potter_and_the_Chamber_of_Secrets_CoverartDare you return to Hogwarts?

Be Harry Potter and unlock the mystery at the heart of the Chamber of Secrets. With dire warnings from strange quarters and dark schemes afoot, Harry’s second adventure will be every bit as magical – and dangerous – as his first. But this time the spells are more potent, the foes are more fearsome, and Harry’s friends are more important than ever.

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The Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets video game was released by Electronic Arts on November 15, 2002. It was developed by Eurocom for the PlayStation, PlayStation 2, Xbox, and GameCube systems. It was also released for PC/Mac, Game Boy Advance, and Game Boy Color.

Thanks to the Harry Potter Wiki for most of this information.

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Playable Characters

  • Harry Potter – primarily

At certain points:

  • Ron Weasley
  • Hermione Granger
  • Professor Lockhart
  • Fawkes
  • Vincent Crabbe and Gregory Goyle in Polyjuice Potion form

Additional Characters that appear:

  • Ginny Weasley
  • Fred and George Weasley
  • Neville Longbottom
  • Draco Malfoy
  • Moaning Myrtle
  • Albus Dumbledore
  • Professor Snape
  • Professor McGonagall
  • Professor Flitwick
  • Mrs. Norris
  • Katie Bell
  • Hagrid
  • Professor Sprout
  • Madam Hooch
  • Olier Wood
  • Percy Weasley
  • Peeves
  • Lee Jordan
  • Lucius Malfoy
  • Tom Riddle
  • Cho Chang (mentioned)
  • Cedric Diggory (mentioned)
  • Millicent Bulstrode (mentioned)

Spells vary across gaming platforms.

  • Flipendo
  • Alohomora
  • Lumos
  • Skurge
  • Expelliarmus
  • Diffindo
  • Mimblewimble
  • Rictusempra
  • Spongify
  • Avifors
  • Incendio
  • Verdimillious
  • Vermillious
  • Informous
  • Mucus Adnauseam
  • Petrificus Totalus
  • Fumos
  • Wingardium Leviosa
  • Locomotor Mortis

Potions: Wiggenweld Potion, Polyjuice Potion

  • In the PC/Mac game for SS, there is a background character named Marilyn who collects weird objects and is a Hufflepuff. In CoS, an extra Arthur is meant to be her brother with the same habits.
  • The location where Ron states the Ford Anglia is parked (Charing Cross Road) which is a real London street and the location of the Leaky Cauldron.
  • Peeves is in the games though not the films.
  • In the PC/Mac version, there is a secret level called Gryffindor Challenge that is only accessible with debug mode.
  • Hufflepuffs wear purple in the games instead of yellow.
  • If you get caught by a Prefect in a banned area when Polyjuice Potion has you in Gregory Goyle mode, points will be lost from Slytherin not Gryffindor.
  • In PC/Mac version, even if Slytherin has the most points at the end of the year they would be disqualified.
  • In the Gameboy, the Marauder’s Map is used even though its not introduced until PoA in the series.
  • The game has an alternate ending where if you die while fighting the Basilisk, Riddle speaks in Voldemort’s voice: “I have returned. The world will be purged of all Mudbloods and non-magical people. I, Lord Voldemort , will conquer all!”
  • Hermione is present during the House Point ceremony even though she was attacked by the Basilisk.
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

The Dementors are coming…

Harry Potter fans will experience the magic and peril of Harry’s third year at Hogwarts. For the first time, gamers will play as friends Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger as well as Harry Potter, switching between characters and utilizing their key attributes and skills to resolve challenges and overcome enemies. Players will unravel the mystery surrounding Sirius Black and his escape from the infamous wizard prison Azkaban, as they take part in the most exciting and challenging Harry Potter videogame adventure yet. Potter fans will be able to enjoy a uniquely entertaining gaming experience as the player’s image appears on the television screen via the EyeToy camera, enabling them to actually participate in the Mini-Games themselves. Up to four players can compete in a series of Harry Potter themed games offering hours of fun for the entire family.

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The Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban video game was released May 25, 2004 by Electronic Arts for PC, PlayStation 2, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo GameCube, and Xbox.

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Playable Characters:

  • Harry Potter
  • Ron Weasley
  • Hermione Granger
  • Buckbeak, when Harry and Hermione are flying him
  • Hedwig (only in console versions)

Non-playable characters:

  • Dracoy Malfoy
  • Albus Dumbledore
  • Minerva McGonagall
  • Remus Lupin
  • Rubeus Hagrid Filius Flitwick
  • Severus Snape
  • Sirius Black
  • Peeves
  • Peter Pettigrew
  • Fred and George Weasley
  • Andrew Clevely (a boy who appears near the Great Hall on the last day of term).

Spells:

  • Alohomora
  • Flipendo
  • Depulso
  • Expelliarmus
  • Glacius
  • Draconifers (only usable by Hermione)
  • Lapifors (only usable by Hermione)
  • Lumos
  • Lumos Duo (only usable by Ron)
  • Reparo (only usable by Hermione)
  • Snuffilors (bought from Fred and George)
  • Rictusempra
  • Carpe Retractum
  • Expecto Patronum (only usable by Harry)
  • Riddikulus (only used in Boggart mini-game)
  • Wingardium Leviosa
  • Steleus
  • Melofors

Potions: Wiggenweld Potion, Antidote to Uncommon Poisons, and Girding Potion.

In Game Boy Advance – Shrinking Solution, Anti-Paralysis Potion, Pepperup Potion, Wiggenweld Potion, Antidote to Common Poisons

Creatures:

  • Bundimum
  • Dementors
  • Doxies
  • Fairies
  • Fire Salamanders
  • Flying books
  • Ghouls
  • Hinkypunks
  • Hippogriff
  • The Monster Book of Monsters
  • Pixies
  • Red Caps
  • Troll
  • Charmed Skeleton
  • Fire Crabs

This is the first game within the series where you can switch between Harry, Ron, and Hermione at most points in the game.

The game begins with the trio on the Hogwarts Express, skipping Aunt Marge blowing up, the Knight Bus, and the Leaky Cauldron.

Harry’s appearance in the game is drastically different as is his voice because the video games at this point started paying more attention to resembling the actors from the films.

Reviews: A metascore of 70/100 from critics according to Metacritic.com, and an average user score of 8.7/10. In general, positive user reviews and more mixed reviews from critics.

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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

HP_goblet_of_fireCan you master the magic?… In Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry is mysteriously selected as the fourth competitor in the dangerous Triwizard Tournament. Each contestant in this international competition must confront a fire-breathing dragon, rescue friends from the icy depths of the Black Lake, and navigate the twisting mysteries of a vast, dangerous maze. Players experience all the thrills of the movie – from the Quidditch World Cup campsite to a heart-stopping duel with Lord Voldemort himself. Harry, Ron, and Hermione are all playable characters, modeled after their big-screen counterparts. In this game, an all-new spell-casting system allows players to feel the magic for the first time as the controller shakes and reacts with every flick of the wand. Players can also team up with friends in co-operative play to combine their magic and produce more powerful spells than ever before.

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The Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire video game was released November 8, 2005 by Electronic Arts for PC, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DS, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo GameCube, Xbox, and PlayStation Portable.

The game has nonconsecutive levels unlike all of the other games in the series, with levels that are locked until you get enough Triwizard Shields, sometimes forcing you to complete levels multiple times in order for this to happen.

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Playable Characters:

  • Harry Potter
  • Ron Weasley
  • Hermione Granger

Non-playable characters:

  • Arthur Weasley
  • Barty Crouch Jr., also disguised as Mad-Eye Moody
  • Cedric Diggory
  • Fleur Delacour
  • Victor Krum
  • Lord Voldemort, voiced by Ralph Fiennes
  • Death Eaters

Creatures:

  • Dugbog
  • Salamanders
  • Bavarian Erklings
  • Bubotubers
  • Blast-Ended Skrewts
  • Vampyr Mosp
  • Hungarian Horntail
  • Mushrooms, possibly Horklumps
  • Grindylows
  • Bowtruckle
  • Red Caps
  • Fire Crabs
  • Niffler
  • Inferi (Voldermort uses skeletons to attack you in the last level, so similar)

Spells: frequently used to kill monsters in this game.

  • Accio
  • Wingardium Leviosa
  • Carpe Retractum
  • Aqua Eructo
  • Herbivicus
  • Alohomora
  • Glacius
  • Reparo
  • Incendio
  • Ventus
  • Orchideous
  • Orbis
  • Inflatus
  • Avifors
  • Lapifors
  • Ducklifors
  • Melofors
  • Pullus
  • Vermiculus
  • Ebublio
  • Confundo
  • Verdimillous
  • Expelliarmus

Many plot elements from the film and book are cut, such as Ron’s jealousness of Hermione with Krum.

Many of the characters from the book and film only appear in cameos or not at all, like Fleur, Madam Maxime, and Igor Karkaroff.

This is the first game to feature a character being voiced by an actor from the films, a trend that would continue, with Ralph Fiennes voicing Lord Voldemort.

Accio is mispronouced “ACK-see-oh” versus “ACK-ee-oh” in this game.

The game received fairly mixed to poor reviews. It received a critical metascore of 68/100 according to Metacritic, and an average user score of 7.2/10.

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Harry_Potter_and_the_Order_of_the_Phoenix_CoverartDiscover the Magic of Hogwarts … In Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry returns for his fifth year of study at Hogwarts and discovers that much of the wizarding community has been denied the truth about the teenager’s recent encounter with the evil Lord Voldemort. Fearing that Hogwarts’ venerable Headmaster, AlAlbus Dumbledore, is lying about Voldemort’s return in order to undermine his power and take his job, the Minister for Magic, Cornelius Fudge, appoints a new Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher to keep watch over Dumbledore and the Hogwarts students. But Professor Dolores Umbridge’s Ministry-approved course of defensive magic leaves the young wizards woefully unprepared to defend themselves against the dark forces threatening them and the entire wizarding community, so at the prompting of his friends Hermione and Ron, Harry takes matters into his own hands. Meeting secretly with a small group of students who name themselves “Dumbledore’s Army,” Harry teaches them how to defend themselves against the Dark Arts, preparing the courageous young wizards for the extraordinary battle that lies ahead. With the ability to play multiple characters, including Harry Potter, Dumbledore and Sirius Black, the video game of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix offers fans the opportunity to wield a wand, explore all around Hogwarts, and experience one of the most exciting and dangerous years in the life of the Boy Who Lived.

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The Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix video game was released on June 25, 2007 for PC, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Nintendo DS, Xbox 360, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation Portable, Nintendo Wii, and Mac OS X. This was the first Harry Potter game released for the Wii.

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Harry Potter is the main playable character for the entire game, except during the Department of Mysteries battles where you play as Sirius battling Bellatrix; and Dumbledore battling Voldemort.

On the Nintendo DS, you also play as Lupin, Ron, and Hermione in certain battles. You also play as Fred and George Weasley once when you set off a Portable Swamp and set off fireworks.

On PSP, players can play as Voldemort, Bellatrix Lestrange, Draco Malfoy, Crabbe, and Goyle. But it has yet to be figured out how to unlock Voldemort.

Non-Playable characters: (some only mentioned)

  • Hermione Granger
  • Ron Weasley
  • Hannah Abbott
  • Katie Bell
  • Susan Bones
  • Terry Boot
  • Lavender Brown
  • Cho Chang
  • Michael Corner
  • Colin Creevey
  • Dennis Creevey
  • Marietta Edgecombe
  • Justin Finch-Fletchley
  • Anthony Goldstein
  • Angelina Johnson
  • Lee Jordan
  • Neville Longbottom
  • Luna Lovegood
  • Ernie Macmillan
  • Parvati Patil
  • Padma Patil
  • Zacharias Smith
  • Alicia Spinnet
  • Dean Thomas
  • Ginny Weasley
  • Fred Weasley
  • George Weasley
  • The Bloody Baron
  • The Fat Friar
  • The Grey Lady
  • Moaning Myrtle
  • Nearly Headless Nick
  • Peeves
  • Dumbledore
  • Flitwick
  • Hagrid
  • McGonagall
  • Snape
  • Sprout
  • Umbridge
  • Trelawney
  • Binns
  • Sinistra
  • Pince
  • Vector
  • Pomfrey
  • Hooch
  • Grubbly-Plank
  • Unidentified Female Hogwarts Teacher
  • Sirius Black
  • Remus Lupin
  • Alastor Moody
  • Kingsley Shacklebolt
  • Nymphadora Tonks
  • Molly Weasley
  • Arthur Weasley
  • Bellatrix Lestrange
  • Lucius Malfoy
  • Lord Voldemort
  • Augustus Rookwood
  • Antonin Dolohov
  • Rodolphus Lestrange
  • Rabastan Lestrange
  • Avery Jr.
  • Mulciber Jr.
  • Crabbe Sr.
  • Jugson
  • Nott
  • Macnair
  • Goyle Sr.
  • Vincent Crabbe
  • Gregory Goyle
  • Draco Malfoy
  • Dudley Dursley
  • Cornelius Fudge
  • Grawp
  • Kreacher

Spells:

  • Crucio
  • Expelliarmus
  • Expecto Patronum
  • Flipendo
  • Levicorpus
  • Petrificus Totalus
  • Protego
  • Protego Duo
  • Rictusempra
  • Stupefy
  • Stupefy Duo
  • Ventus
  • Finite Incantatem
  • Accio
  • Depulso
  • Incendio
  • Reparo
  • Reducto
  • Wingardium Leviosa

This is the first game in the series where you can freely explore the castle, and many areas are able to be seen and are closely like the films.

There are mini games including Wizard’s Chess, Gobstones, and Exploding Snap.

You utilize the Marauder’s Map and Invisibility Cloak frequently. There are also potraits and passwords heavily utilized.

This is the first game where a large portion of the voiceovers are done by the actors themselves, including principal cast such as Rupert Grint, Matthew Lewis, Bonnie Wright, James and Oliver Phelps, Ralph Fiennes, Warwick Davis, Natalia Tena, Evanna Lynch, and Tom Felton.

  • Afshan Azad – Padma Patil
  • Timothy Bateson – Kreacher
  • Tiana Benjamin – Angelina Johnson
  • Shefali Chowdhury – Parvati Patil
  • Warwick Davis – Professor Flitwick
  • Louis Doyle – Ernie Macmillian
  • Andrew Edmeads – Terry Boot
  • Alfie Enoch – Dean Thomas
  • Tom Felton – Draco Malfoy
  • Ralph Fiennes – Lord Voldemort
  • Niall Galvin – Michael Corner
  • Rupert Grint – Ron Weasley
  • Joshua Herdman – Gregory Goyle
  • Katie Leung – Cho Chang
  • Matthew Lewis – Neville Longbottom
  • Evanna Lynch – Luna Lovegood
  • Harry Melling – Dudley Dursley
  • Hugh Mitchell – Colin Creevey (interesting because he was not in the film)
  • James Phelps – Fred Weasley
  • Oliver Phelps – George Weasley
  • Charlotte Skeoch – Hannah Abbott
  • Natalia Tena – Nymphadora Tonks
  • Alex Tregear – Susan Bones
  • Jaime Waylett – Vincent Crabbe
  • Tom Wheatly – Anthony Goldstein
  • Bonnie Wright – Ginny Weasley
  • Luke Youngblood – Lee Jordan (interesting because he was not in the film)

The game received mixed to positive reviews, with critics noting some bugs in some copies. It received a 67/100 from critics according to Metacritic and an average user score of 6.4/10.

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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Half-Blood_Prince_video_game_PC_cover_artSummon the Wizard Within You… In Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Voldemort is tightening his grip on both the Muggle and wizarding worlds and Hogwarts is no longer the safe haven it once was. Harry suspects that dangers may even lie within the castle, but Dumbledore is more intent upon preparing him for the final battle that he knows is fast approaching. Together they work to find the key to unlock Voldemort’s defenses and, to this end, Dumbledore recruits his old friend and colleague, the well-connected and unsuspecting bon vivant Professor Horace Slughorn, whom he believes holds crucial information. Meanwhile, the students are under attack from a very different adversary as teenage hormones rage across the ramparts. Harry finds himself more and more drawn to Ginny, but so is Dean Thomas. And Lavender Brown has decided that Ron is the one for her, only she hadn’t counted on Romilda Vane’s chocolates! And then there’s Hermione, simmering with jealously but determined not to show her feelings. As romance blossoms, one student remains aloof. He is determined to make his mark, albeit a dark one. Love is in the air, but tragedy lies ahead and Hogwarts may never be the same again. In the game, players return to Hogwarts to help Harry survive a fraught sixth year. They also have a chance to engage in exciting wizard duels, mix and brew magical ingredients in Potions class and take to the air to lead the Gryffindor Quidditch team to victory. Players may even get sidetracked by Ron’s romantic entanglements as they journey towards a dramatic climax and discover the identity of the Half-Blood Prince.

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The Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince video game was released June 30, 2009 by Electronic Arts for PC, Mac OS X, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Wii, and Xbox 360 platforms.

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Like the Order of the Phoenix video game, you are able to mostly roam freely about most of Hogwarts castle, playing mostly as Harry and for two specific tasks: Ron and Ginny. Also like the previous game, there is a star-studded voiceover cast including much of the film’s principal younger cast (excluding Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson).

  • Harry Potter
  • Ron Weasley – Rupert Grint
  • Hermione Granger
  • Ginny Weasley – Bonnie Wright
  • Draco Malfoy – Tom Felton
  • Luna Lovegood – Evanna Lynch
  • Cho Chang – Katie Leung
  • Katie Bell – Georgina Leonidas
  • Lavender Brown – Jessie Cave
  • Gregory Goyle – Joshua Herdman
  • Vincent Crabbe – Jamie Waylett (believed to be his last time playing the character in the series)
  • Dean Thomas – Alfie Enoch
  • Cormac McLaggen – Freddie Stroma
  • Horace Slughorn
  • Alan Rickman
  • Bellatrix Lestrange
  • Albus Dumbledore
  • Narcissa Malfoy
  • Fenrir Greyback
  • Argus Filch
  • Romilda Vane
  • Hannah Abbott
  • Susan Bones
  • Amelia Bones
  • The Bloody Baron
  • Fat Lady
  • Fred and George Weasley (mentioned only)
  • Sybil Trelawney (mentioned only)
  • Fang (Heard only)
  • Leanne
  • Tom Riddle
  • Lestrange
  • Avery
  • Pansy Parkinson
  • Sirius Black (mentioned only)
  • Nearly Headless Nick
  • Stupefy
  • Protego
  • Expelliarmus
  • Petrificus Totalus
  • Levicorpus
  • Flipendo
  • Wingardium Leviosa
  • Lumos
  • Incendio
  • Reparo
  • Accio
  • Depulso
  • Vulnera Sanentur
  • Sectumsempra
  • Avada Kedavra
  • In the game, during the Death Eater attack on the Burrow, Harry duels Bellatrix Lestrange twice and Fenrir Greyback once. In the film, Harry only deflects a few of their spells, and sends a couple of spells back at them, with the aid of Ginny and later with the aid of Remus Lupin, Tonks, and Arthur Weasley. In the book, the attack on the Burrow scene doesn’t take place.
  • In the game, Harry duels two normal Death Eaters in the castle, Fenrir Greyback in the Clock Tower Courtyard, and Bellatrix Lestrange by Rubeus Hagrid’s cabin, which is on fire. In the film, Harry doesn’t duel with any of the Death Eaters.
  • In the game, the stalls in the bathroom that Harry and Draco duel in have disappeared, leaving a wide open space with urinals on two walls. There is no cover what so ever, unlike in the film.
  • After Harry takes Felix Felicis, he duels Crabbe and Goyle. During this duel, Crabbe and Goyle cannot hit Harry even when aiming directly at him. He then meets Slughorn in the Herbology greenhouses and brews a Dragon Dung Fertiliser. While brewing this potion, Harry can add as much of each correct ingredient, and boil or stir the potion as much as he likes without causing it to smoke.
  • Several areas were added to the castle, and some were taken away. Areas that were added are theEntrance Gates, the Quidditch Gate, the Quidditch Pitch, the Astronomy Tower, the Training Grounds, Slughorn’s office, and a passage in the dungeons that leads to a spiral staircase that goes up to the sixth and seventh floors. Areas that were taken away include the entire Fourth Floor (except the Hospital Wing and the corridor outside of it that leads to the Clock Tower), the Prefect’s Bathroom (you can see the door, but you can’t go inside), Myrtle’s Bathroom (replaced with the boys bathroom), the Trophy Room(you can see the door, but can’t go in), the North Tower, the DADA Classroom (which is inaccessible) and the Room of Requirement, which is also not accessible.
  • All the wands in the game are exact replicas of Harry Potter’s wand and all brooms resemble Harry Potter’s Firebolt.
  • In the game, if you beat all of the Dueling Clubs, you can fire two Stupefys in one shot, making it easier to stun someone.
  • In the game, during Gryffindor’s second Quidditch match against Hufflepuff, Harry catches the Snitch, and Gryffindor wins the match. In the book, Harry is hit in the head with a bludger by McLaggen, causing him to fall from his broom, and for Hufflepuff to win the match.
  • If Harry uses Levicorpus on Bellatrix or Fenrir Greyback, the effect is not like when Harry casts it on students. Bellatrix and Greyback just fly up, they are not hoisted into the air and dangle upside-down.

The game mostly received average reviews, nearly all mixed. It received a metascore of 64/100 by critics according to Metacritic.com, and an average user score of 5.7/10.

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1

Harry_potter_and_the_deathly_hallows_part_1_game_final_coverThis Spells War… Harry Potter, Ronald Weasley, and Hermione Granger must venture out into the Wizarding World on their own to destroy Lord Voldemort’s remaining Horcruxes. On their journey, they will encounter numerous dangers including Death Eaters, Snatchers, and so much more. Luckily for the trio, they may pick up on a few spells and potions on their way. Even so, no where is safe…no one can be trusted…the battle has begun.
 

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The Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 video game was released on November 16, 2010 in the US and November 19, 2010 in the UK for PC, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Mobile platforms.

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There are much less book-canon characters in this game due to the nature of the plot, and there are many random wizards, Muggles, and Death Eaters.

  • Harry Potter
  • Ron Weasley – Rupert Grint
  • Hermione Granger
  • Ginny Weasley – Bonnie Wright
  • Lord Voldemort
  • Rubeus Hagrid
  • Bellatrix Lestrange
  • Scabior – Nick Moran
  • Fred Weasley – James Phelps
  • George Weasley – Oliver Phelps
  • Dean Thomas – Alfie Enoch
  • Griphook – Warwick Davis
  • Dobby – Toby Jones
  • Kreacher – Simon McBurney
  • Mundungus Fletcher – Andy Linden
  • Xenophilius Lovegood
  • Arthur Weasley
  • Mary Cattermole – Kate Fleetwood
  • Dolores Umbridge
  • Draco Malfoy – Tom Felton
  • Lucius Malfoy
  • Luna Lovegood – Evanna Lynch
  • Confringo
  • Confundo
  • Expecto Patronum
  • Expelliarmus
  • Expulso
  • Finite Incantatem
  • Four-Point Spell
  • Impedimenta
  • Petrificus Totalus
  • Protego
  • Stupefy
  • Wingardium Leviosa

Potions: Exploding Potion, Peruvian Instant Darkness Powder, Garroting Gas, Doxycide, Strengthening Solution, Murtlap Essence, Blood-Replenishing Potion, Elixir of Life, Polyjuice Potion, Felix Felicis, Fire-Protection Potion.

  • The game has been split up into two parts, like the films.
  • This is the fourth Harry Potter game to feature voice talents from actors/actresses in the films.
  • There are 40 cutscenes.
  • This marks the first Harry Potter game to be rated “T” for “Teen.” (On Next-Gen Consoles only)
  • This is the first (Harry Potter for Kinect being second) Harry Potter game to feature a Kinect mode for Xbox 360. For Kinect players, there are 22 playable missions with 10 single player locations and 12 co-op player locations.
  • This is the only game where Hogwarts is not seen.
  • Instead, the locations include: Little Whinging, The Burrow, Shaftesbury Avenue, Ministry of Magic, Forest of Dean, the Ruins, Godric’s Hollow, Epping Forest, Malfoy Manor, Caravan Park, Grimmauld Place, and Bathilda Bagshot’s House.

The game received mostly all negative reviews from critics and users alike, with a metascore of critics at 38/100 according to Metacritic.com, and an average user score of 2.6/10.

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2

Dh2_video_gameAs the wizarding world descends into chaos, Harry, Ron and Hermione’s harrowing task of destroying Lord Voldemort’s final horcruxes draws to a close as something bigger and more dangerous than their journey is looming on the horizon. The mission will end at Hogwarts, where the great battle between good and evil takes place. Harry and Voldemort will fight for the last time ever.
 
 
 

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The Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 video game was released on July 12, 2011 in North America and July 14, 2011 in Europe, just days before the film’s release on July 15, 2011. It was released for PC, Nintendo DS, Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Mobile platforms.

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Playable Characters (multiplayer mode unlocked by getting Dark Mark tokens.)

  • Harry Potter
  • Ron Weasley – Rupert Grint
  • Hermione Granger
  • Ginny Weasley
  • Neville Longbottom – Matthew Lewis
  • Seamus Finnigan – Devon Murray
  • Minerva McGonagall
  • Molly Weasley

Other Characters:

  • Severus Snape
  • Rubeus Hagrid
  • Dean Thomas – Alfie Enoch
  • Griphook – Warwick Davis
  • Bogrod – Jon Key
  • Aberforth Dumbledore
  • Luna Lovegood – Evanna Lynch
  • Lavender Brown – Jessie Cave
  • Alecto Carrow – Suzie Toase
  • Amycus Carrow – Ralph Ineson
  • Bellatrix Lestrange
  • Lord Voldemort
  • Scabior – Nick Moran
  • Draco Malfoy
  • Gregory Goyle – Joshua Herdman
  • Blaise Zabini – Louis Cordice
  • Fenrir Greyback – Dave Legeno
  • James Potter – Adrian Rawlins
  • Lily Potter – Geraldine Somerville
  • Remus Lupin – David Thewlis
  • Albus Dumbledore

Spells:

  • Blasting Curse
  • Disarming Charm
  • Expulso Curse
  • Full Body-Bind Curse
  • Impediment Jinx
  • Killing Curse
  • Shield Charm
  • Stunning Spell

Additional locations to Hogwarts include Gringotts Wizarding Bank and Hogsmeade. Mentioned locations include Shell Cottage, Diagon Alley, Ravenclaw Tower, Honeydukes, King’s Cross Station, Limbo, Third Floor Corridor, and Seventh Floor Corridor.

There are Deathly Hallows Symbols and Character Collectables for both the “good side” (Harry, Ron, etc.) and “bad side” (Voldemort, Bellatrix, etc.).

At the very end of the game, after the credits are done or have been skipped, there is a short video montage featuring clips from all nine games (including Quidditch World Cup). It says, “Thanks for Playing.”

The game received generally mixed to negative reviews, with a critical metascore of 43/100 according to Metacritic.com, and an average user score of 5.2/10.

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Wonderbook: Book of Spells

Wonderbook: Book of Spells

WonderbookBookofSpellsWonderbook: Book of Spells is a video game/augmented reality book created by Sony and J.K. Rowling that was released November 13, 2012 as part of the Pottermore partnership only for the PlayStation 3 system. Using the PlayStation Eye Camera and the Wonderbook technology, Book of Spells makes it seems as if the events of the book are taking place around you. It puts a physical book in your hands and will support a magical new range of games and reading experiences.

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It is set up as a textbook, providing information on many different spells and allowing readers to practice the spells. It provides new content from Rowling such as backstory on the book’s various spells and new info on creatures. At the end of each chapter, a poem describes a failed Hogwarts student’s attempt at the spell in order to teach a lesson in a similar way to Aesop’s fables.

The user casts spells by drawing shapes with the PlayStation Move controller, while the book itself uses augmented reality technology to appear on screen via the PlayStation Eye. The move controller itself appears on screen as a wand and may draw patterns on screen to launch spells. Players also interact with elements that appear on screen such as dragons.

Players may freely choose their House and choose from three types of wands. However, if they players links their game to their Pottermore account, both will automatically be customized to match their account.

The game received mixed to positive reviews from critics, with an aggregate score of 72/100 on Metacritic. It was praised for the augmented reality technology, but criticized for the game’s short replay value.

In the Harry Potter universe, the book was ‘released’ by Miranda Goshawk 200 years ago and is kept in the restricted section of the Hogwarts library. J.K. Rowling said on the game:

“Wonderbook: Book of Spells is the closest a Muggle can come to a real spellbook. I’ve loved working with Sony’s creative team to bring my spells, and some of the history behind them, to life. This is an extraordinary device that offers a reading experience like no other.”

  • Levitation Charm – Wingardium Leviosa
  • Water-making Spell – Aguamenti
  • Wand-lighting Charm – Lumos
  • Unlocking Charm – Alohomora
  • Fire-making Spell – Incendio
  • Bird-conjuring Charm – Avis
  • Revealing Charm – Apareciun
  • Engorgement Charm – Engorgio
  • Shrinking Charm – Reducio
  • Gouging Spell – Defodio
  • Mending Charm – Reparo
  • Scouring Charm – Scourgify
  • Shield Charm – Protego
  • Summoning Charm – Accio
  • Severing Charm – Diffindo
  • Impediment Jinx – Impedimenta
  • Hardening Charm – Duro
  • Disarming Charm – Expelliarmus
  • Reductor Curse – Reducto
  • Stunning Spell – Stupefy
  • Patronus Charm – Expecto Patronum

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Harry Potter for Kinect

Harry Potter for Kinect

tumblr_mbxlnorNp81rzxwbjo1_1280Harry Potter for Kinect is a video game developed by Eurocom and published by Warner Bros. Interactive. It was released on October 9, 2012. It is only for the Xbox 360 system and requires the Kinect accessory.

It includes content based on all eight films in the Harry Potter series. It includes multiplayer features, and the Kinect accessory allows players to use spells via physical gestures and call our spell names out loud. The players can scan their faces, so that they can create a unique witch or wizard to navigate through the game. Events include getting your wand at Ollivanders, being sorted at Hogwarts, and battling Lord Voldemort. You cast spells, brew potions, and duel others in class and outside school to unlock even more lessons and challenges. You can challenge a friend in competitive mini-games or join forces against a mutual opponent in co-op games.

The game received mixed reviews because it is essentially a collection of mini-grames based on clips from the films, rather than a game in itself. Therefore, some critics said that it was no fun. It has a 3.6/5 based on user reviews on Amazon, and a 56/100 aggregate score on Metacritic. It is a short game length that requires a lot of energy and a short attention span.

Harry Potter: Quidditch World Cup

Harry Potter: Quidditch World Cup

Harry Potter: Quidditch World Cup is a video game produced by EA Games that features the wizarding sport Quidditch. The user plays for the Hogwarts Quidditch Cup, competing between Gryffindor, Slytherin, Hufflepuff, and Ravenclaw, and then takes on the Quidditch World cup, competing between the United States, England, France, Germany, Scandinavia, Japan, Spain, Australia, and Bulgaria. It was released for GameCube, PlayStation 2, PC, Xbox, and Game Boy Advance. From the publisher:

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Here’s your chance to play Quidditch – the favorite sport of witches and wizards. Take your house to victory at Hogwarts and then compete in the ultimate challenege – the Quidditch World Cup. Choose from any one of nine international teams and play all the positions. It’s fast. It’s thrilling. It’s the first time you’ve been able to experience it all.

At Hogwarts, Lee Jordan and Seamus Finnigan are commentators; Madam Rolanda Hooch is the referee and spectators include Ron Weasley, Hermione Granger, Neville Longbottom, Crabbe, Goyle, Susan Bones, Terry Boot, and Edgar Cloggs, the ghost who haunts the Quidditch pitch.

In the World Cup, Ludo Bagman, Jacqueline Lejeune, Millie Gudabi, and Arnold Vogler are commentators; Dietrich Frezen, Cyprien Alesi, and Erika Ostensen are referees.

When you win the World Cup, it unlocks the game’s secret mode, Queerditch Marsh. This is an Exhibition mode between Hogwarts teams at the special Queerditch Marsh venue, which is the birthplace of Quiddithc. The location is also multiplayer enabled.

The four models of broomsticks available are Comet 260 (Easy), Nimbus 2000 (Medium), Kovi Nimbus 2001 (Hard), and Firebolt (Very Hard).

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  • Gryffindor
  • Hufflepuff
  • Ravenclaw
  • Slytherin
  • England
  • United States
  • Japan
  • Germany
  • France
  • Australia
  • Scandinavia
  • Spain
  • Bulgaria

The team:

  • Angelina Johnson – Passing Chaser
  • Katie Bell – Tackle and Shoot Chaser
  • Alicia Spinnet – Special Move Chaser
  • Fred Weasley – Beater
  • George Weasley – Beater
  • Oliver Wood – Keeper and Captain
  • Harry Potter – Seeker

The team’s special move is called the Weasley Wangler. Fred and George hit a bludger side to side with Alicia Spinnet with the Quaffle. On the opposing team, the passing and special move chasers try to defend the keeper but they get scared. The keeper screams and gets pelted by a bludger, and Alicia scores 10 points and significantly reduces the opponent’s Snitch Bar.

The team:

  • Malcolm Preece – Passing Chaser
  • Heidi Macavoy – Tackle and Shoot Chaser
  • Tamsin Applebee – Special Move Chaser
  • Maxine O’Flaherty – Beater
  • Anthony Rickett – Beater
  • Herbet Fleet – Keeper
  • Cedric Digorry – Seeker and Captain

The team’s special move is the Cedric Swoop ‘n’ Swagger. First, they are in possession of the quaffle, when the passing and special move chasers from the other team are in pursuit of it. Preece fires the quaffle to Macavoy, avoiding the passing chaser, then Macavoy passes it to Applebee, who passes it to Macavoy who avoids the special move chaser, then she passes it to Preece who does a ground shot which the force lifts it up into the air so it goes in a hoop, then Macavoy passes it to Applebee who scores 20 points and slightly reduces the opponent’s Snitch Bar.

The team:

  • Jeremy Stretton – Passing Chaser
  • Roger Davies – Tackle and Shoot Chaser and Captain
  • Randolph Burrow – Special Move Chaser
  • Duncan Inglebee – Beater
  • Jason Samuels – Beater
  • Grant Page – Keeper
  • Cho Chang – Seeker

The team’s special move is called The Burdish of Raven. It is the most offensively powerful of all the teams, at Hogwarts or the World Cup. First, the 3 chasers go up in the air, the passing and special move chasers look on as they loop and go down. As they pass, Roger Davies punches the special move chaser who kicks the passing chaser, leaving the way clear for Jeremy Stretton to shoot, then Randolph Burrow scores and finally Roger Davies scores, totaling 30 points.

The team:

  • Marcus Flint – Passing Chaser and Captain
  • Graham Montague – Tackle and Shoot Chaser
  • Adrian Pucey – Special Move Chaser
  • Lucian Bole – Beater
  • Peregrine Derrick – Beater
  • Kevin Bletchley – Keeper
  • Draco Malfoy – Seeker

The team’s special move is The Zeeburger Slither. It is very brutal. All the players except Malfoy and Bletchley knock the opponent passing and special move chasers out of the way with the tackle and shoot chaser screaming, then they use cobbing on the keeper with no penalty. Then Montague scores, and Pucey kicks it to Flint who scores it again totaling 20 points and slightly reducing the opponent’s Snitch Bar.

The team:

  • Edric Vosper – Chaser
  • Avery Hawksworth – Chaser and Captain
  • Keaton Flitney – Chaser
  • Dawn Withey – Beater
  • Indira Choudry – Beater
  • Denison Frisby – Keeper
  • Blythe Parkin – Seeker

The team’s special move is called the Rowntree Counter and plays out as follows: Flitney who has the Quaffle yells to his teammates “Come On,” then he, Vosper and Hawksworth dive and out of the back of their brooms flows red, white, and blue. They knock two opposing players off their brooms and while distracting the opponent Beaters, Flitney passes the Quaffle to Hawksworth, who kicks it aroudn before passing it back to Vosper, who does an overhead kick into the hoop on the far left who does a dance on his broom, having earned 10 points. Most of the moves are akin to soccer/football.

Their Quidditch pitch resembles a basic pitch, having an oval with white lines, but this is surrounded by a moat with water and towers resembling a medieval castle.

The team:

  • Gianni Fedele – Chaser and Captain
  • Debbie Muntz – Chaser
  • Robert Green – Chaser
  • Greg Ruczinski – Beater
  • Troy Duvall – Beater
  • Ralph Heidelberger – Keeper
  • Ariel Singleton – Seeker

The team’s special move resembles basketball and is called “The Harlem Shuffle,” as an homage to the Muggle basketball team the Harlem Globetrotters. First, Fedele spins the Quaffle atop his finger, shouting to his fellow Chasers, “Ger ready guys!” He passes the Quaffle to Green who dribbles it back and forth on his broomstick for a few moments then passes it to Muntz. He plays monkey-in-the-middle with the other team’s Chasser laughing. She throughs it to Fedele who throws it to Green, who scores by throwing the Quaffle in front behind the goalpost after diving off of his broomstick while falling. Muntz takes it and scores again, totaling 20 points.

Their Quidditch pitch resembles an American football field, with floating pumpkins around. It resembles a place in New England.

The team:

  • Noriyuki Sato – Chaser
  • Yoshihiro Suzuki – Chaser
  • Ryotaro Tanaka – Chaser and Captain
  • Minaka Takahashi – Beater
  • Keiko Takahashi – Beater
  • Tamotsu Iwamoto – Keeper
  • Shizuka Watanabe – Seeker

The team’s special movie is called “The Tsunami,” and involves a lot of spinning and martial arts style theme. Sato has the Quaffle with the Takahashi sisters flanking him, two of the opponents chasers and one beater scream, then Sato does a spinning trick to avoid the screaming players. Then Sato passes it to Tanaka who passes it to Suzuki who kicks an opponent who then throws it to Tanaka who kicks it in, then Suzuki kicks it in and strikes a pose on his broom, earning 20 points.

The Quidditch pich has only water, with a bridge across. The goalposts are tall, so the tams have to go up a bit to score.

The team:

  • Kurt Todt – Chaser
  • Kursten Blijk – Chaser
  • Igor Brand – Chaser
  • Katrina von Glockenspieler – Beater and Captain
  • Elena Eldritch – Beater
  • Hermann Wiel – Keeper
  • Konrad Weiss – Seeker

The team’s special move is played like American football. Todt kicks the Quaffle hard to Blijk who weaves in and out of the opponents and then she throws to Todt who abruptly stops, causing the opposing team to fly past him. This is the only team to score a goal at their own post. The opposing chasers then turn back to see Todt throwing the Quaffle to Brand who leaps into the air and smacks the Quaffle in. Blijk, who was on the other side of the goals, dropkicks it back towards Todt who leaps from his broom and headbutts it in. Germany then does a victory pose, having scored 20 points.

Their pitch is in a secluded forest with a castle not far away. Their stadium is played on cement, with a star shape and a fountain in the middle. It is designed to look like a traditional village or castle.

The team:

  • Mathilde Mallard – Chaser
  • Josephine Marat – Chaser and Captain
  • Hildegarde Lafarge – Chaser
  • Alain Lacroix – Beater
  • Ninon Saucet – Beater
  • Bastien Janvier – Keeper
  • Cybéle Peltier – Seeker

The team’s special move is called “The Blitzen Ballet,” and has a lot of spinning in it with gymnastic style moves. First Marat and Mallard pass the Quaffle to one another, then Mallard swings across to Lafarge’s broom. Then Mallard passes it to Marat who scores while leaving the keeper gaping, earning 10 points.

Their Quidditch pitch is a maze on the bottom and their goalposts are on water, resembling a Versailles garden.

The team:

  • Matthew Echunga – Chaser
  • Kenneth Hastings – Chaser
  • Maria Monteith – Chaser
  • Kelley Whakkaarangapawarau – Beater
  • Kylie Meadows – Beater
  • Johnny Nuhaka – Keeper
  • Lucy Karoonda – Seeker and Captain

The team’s special move starts with Echunga leading Monteith, Hastins, and Whakkaarangagapawaru, then Echunga and Monteith pass the Quaffle to each other, with waves coming out of their brooms, avoiding the passing chaser, then Hastings has the Quaffle and does a serve into the hoop. It resembles surfing.

Their Quidditch pitch is set in the Outback, where a formation of red rocks makes up the boundaries.

The team:

  • Olaf Anderson – Chaser
  • Lorre Gustafson – Chaser
  • Peter Hansen – Chaser
  • Asgeir Knutsen – Beater
  • Asgard Pettersson – Beater
  • Martin Helstrom – Keeper
  • Tina Lundstrom – Seeker and Captain

The Nordic team’s special move called “The Beyond Blizzard” starts with three chasers doing flips in the air, making streams of icy fog. The opposing team’s chasers close their eyes, and Gustafson scores. Gustafson goes behind the goal, passes the ball back to Hansen who scores, totaling 20 points.

Their Quidditch pitch is made completely of ice, closed in by large glaciers. It is nearly always snowing.

The team:

  • Carmen García – Chaser
  • Ana de Lebrón – Chaser
  • Chavelle Arbelo Cartaya – Chaser
  • Vasco Santini – Beater
  • Tiago Montoya – Beater
  • Sendelina de la Felino – Keeper
  • Inigo Fuente Marreno – Seeker

The team’s special move exhibits elemenets of dancing and bullfighting. Garcíamakes a powerful throw, Lebrón dodges it, then García jumps to one end of his broom to lift the Quaffle up in the air. Then Lebrón catches it, spins, then throws to Cartaya, who hits it into the goal with his broom then shouts “¡Si!” earning 10 points.

Their Quidditch pitch is built in an old castle or arena and has a dusty surface, much like a bullfighting ring.

The team, which is the only one that needs to be unlocked:

  • Alexei Levski – Chaser
  • Clara Ivanova – Chaser
  • Vasily Dimitrov – Chaser and Captain
  • Ivan Volkov – Beater
  • Pyotr Vulchanov – Beater
  • Lev Zograf – Keeper
  • Viktor Krum – Seeker

The team’s special move is the Wronski Feint, which is seen in The Goblet of Fire. Krum knocks the opposing seeker off their broom into the opposing chasers, depriving them of the Quaffle, and giving it to Levski, who swiftly punches it into the central hoop earning 10 points.

Their Quidditch pitch is similar to the German Pitch, but the sky is always dark and the stadium is surrounded by grim, Gothic towers, including a clock tower at one end that has the scoreboard.

LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4

LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4

Lego_potter_coverLEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 will give gamers the chance to experience the magic and adventure of Harry Potter in a new and uniquely LEGO way. Playing as Harry Potter, Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger, as well as other favourite characters, gamers will have the opportunity to attend lessons, cast spells, mix potions, fly on broomsticks and complete tasks to earn house points. Throughout the game, players will also have the freedom to explore iconic settings from the wizarding world including Hogwarts castle, Diagon Alley, the Forbidden Forest and the village of Hogsmeade!

In 2010, Traveller’s Tales Games released LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4. It covers the storyline of the first four films and is available on the Wii, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo DS, PlayStation Portable, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, and iOS. The PlayStation 2 version was planned but was later cancelled for unknown reasons. A special collector’s edition version of the game was released that contained a Behind the Scenes look at the game, a free set of avatar clothes and (for Xbox 360) an exclusive set of House crest magnets, and an interview on the making of Deathly Hallows. There are extensive differences between the book/film events and the video game storyline. Almost all of the characters are playable, but there is no talking.

The gameplay is similar to that of other LEGO Games, with an emphasis on collecting, exploring, and solving puzzles. Casting spells is an integral part of the gameplay, in addition to potion-making. ‘Student in Peril’ missions are groups of challenges to help a student. The Polyjuice potion allows players to temporarily change one of the player’s characters into any other mini-figure unlocked. The Leaky Cauldron works as a central hub for purchasing unlockable extras and returning to previous levels. Other unlockable characters are found by picking up their hidden portraits in Hogwarts. Multiplayer mode means that two characters have to be available in each level, therefore changing the plot of the story several times. For example, Hermione joins Harry during the first task of the Triwizard Tournament.

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There are 167 characters purchasable in this game. Not all characters are available across all platforms. Many are only playable in the DS and PSP versions.

  • General Gryffindor/Hufflepuff/Ravenclaw/Slytherin as either a boy/girl/prefect
  • Harry Potter
  • Hermione Granger
  • Ron Weasley
  • Alastor Moody
  • Albus Dumbledore
  • Aurora Sinistra
  • Filius Flitwick
  • Gilderoy Lockhart
  • Minerva McGonagall – can transform into her Animagus cat form
  • Pomona Sprout – ability to dig, not affected by Mandrakes
  • Quirinus Quirrell – available in Voldemort form
  • Remus Lupin – can transform into his werewolf form
  • Rolanda Hooch
  • Rubeus Hagrid
  • Septima Vector
  • Severus Snape
  • Sybill Trelawney
  • Argus Filch – can control Mrs. Norris
  • Irma Pince
  • Poppy Pomfrey
  • Alicia Spinnet
  • Angelina Johnson
  • Colin Creevey
  • Dean Thomas
  • Fred Weasley
  • George Weasley
  • Ginny Weasley
  • Katie Bell
  • Lee Jordan
  • Neville Longbottom – can control Trevor the toad
  • Oliver Wood
  • Parvati Patil
  • Percy Weasley
  • Seamus Finnigan
  • Cedric Diggory
  • Ernie Macmillan
  • Hannah Abbott
  • Justin Finch-Fletchley
  • Susan Bones
  • Anthony Goldstein
  • Cho Chang
  • Michael Corner
  • Padma Patil
  • Penelope Clearwater
  • Moaning Myrtle
  • Draco Malfoy
  • Gregory Goyle
  • Marcus Flint
  • Millicent Bulstrode
  • Vincent Crabbe
  • Arthur Weasley
  • Molly Weasley
  • Sirius Black – can transform into his Animagus dog form
  • Lord Voldemort – available in Quirrell version, 16 year old Hogwarts student Tom Riddle, and final form
  • Barty Crouch Jr.
  • Crabbe Sr.
  • Death Eater
  • Goyle Sr.
  • Lucius Malfoy
  • Peter Pettigrew – can transform into Scabbers
  • Walden Macnair
  • Amos Diggory
  • Arthur Weasley
  • Barty Crouch Sr.
  • Cornelius Fudge
  • Doris Crockford
  • Madam Malkin
  • Mr. Ollivander
  • Tom the Innkeeper
  • Madam Rosmerta
  • Ernie Prang
  • Stanley Shunpike
  • Trolley Witch
  • The Weird Sisters: Donaghan Tremlett (bassist), Kirley Duke (guitarist), Myron Wagtail (vocalist), Orsino Thruston (drummer)
  • Dragon keeper
  • Rita Skeeter – can transform into her beetle Animagus form
  • General Wizard and Witch
  • “Shifty Wizard”
  • Beauxbatons student
  • Fleur Delacour
  • Gabrielle Delacour
  • Olympe Maxime
  • Durmstrang student
  • Igor Karkaroff
  • Viktor Krum
  • Bloody Baron
  • Fat Friar
  • Ghost James Potter
  • Ghost Lily Evans
  • Nearly Headless Nick
  • Professor Binns
  • The Grey Lady
  • Dudley Dursley
  • Aunt Marge Dursley
  • Muggle Milkman
  • Mr. Mason
  • Mrs. Mason
  • Petunia Dursley
  • Vernon Dursely
  • Kings Cross Station guard
  • Buckbeak
  • Crookshanks
  • Dobby
  • Fang
  • Griphook
  • Sorting Hat
  • Shrunken Heads
  • Peeves
  • Fluffy
  • Aragog
  • Boggart
  • Bowtruckle
  • Chinese Fireball
  • Common Welsh Green
  • Cornish Pixie
  • Dementor
  • Fawkes
  • Firenze
  • Gargoyle
  • Giant Squid
  • Gnome
  • Goblin
  • Grindylow
  • Hedwig
  • Hungarian Hortail
  • Mandrake
  • Merpeople
  • Mosp
  • Mountain Troll
  • Niffler
  • Norbert
  • Plimpy
  • Security troll
  • The Basilisk
  • Sphinx
  • Swedish Short-Snout
  • Werewolf – only available with Lupin’s transformation ability
  • Whomping Willow
  • Care of Magical Creatures class
  • Charms class
  • Defense Against the Dark Arts class
  • Divination class
  • Flying courtyard
  • Herbology class
  • Potions class
  • Transfiguration class
  • Gryffindor tower
  • Hufflepuff basement
  • Ravenclaw tower
  • Slytherin dungeon
  • Chamber of Secrets
  • Clock Tower
  • Clock Tower Courtyard
  • Grand Staircase
  • Great Hall
  • Headmaster’s office
  • Library and Restricted Section
  • Hospital wing
  • Middle courtyard
  • Mirror of Erised storage room
  • Muggle Studies classroom
  • One-Eyed Witch Passage
  • Owlery
  • Prefects’ bathroom
  • Second-floor girls’ lavatory
  • Third floor corridor
  • Covered Bridge
  • Greenhouses
  • Hagrid’s Cabin
  • Black Lake
  • Quidditch pitch
  • Stone Circle
  • Hogsmeade Station
  • Honeydukes
  • Shrieking Shack
  • The Three Broomsticks
  • Eyelops Owl Emporium
  • Flourish and Blotts
  • Gringotts
  • Madam Malkin’s Robes for All Occasions
  • Ollivander’s Wand Whop
  • Wiseacre’s Wizarding Equipment
  • Leaky Cauldron
  • Knockturn Alley
  • Borgin and Burkes
  • Mr. Robert’s campsite
  • Platform 9 and 3/4
  • The Burrow
  • Godric’s Hollow
  • Hut-on-the-Rock
  • King’s Cross Station
  • Little Whinging
  • Privet Drive
  • London

Not all spells are available on all platforms. Only some are taught, some need to be purchased at Wiseacre’s Wizarding Equipment in Diagon Alley.

  • Aresto Momento
  • Expelliarmus
  • Immobulus
  • Incendio
  • Lumos Solem
  • Reparo
  • Expecto Patronum
  • Reducto
  • Riddikulus
  • Transfiguration Spell
  • Wingardium Leviosa
  • Revelio
  • Alohomora
  • Avada Kedavra
  • Crucio
  • Slugulus Eructo
  • Multicorfors
  • Rictusempra
  • Entomorphis
  • Tarantallegra
  • Locomotor Mortis
  • Redactum Skullus
  • Colovaria
  • Calvorio
  • Anteoculatia
  • Herbifors
  • Glacius
  • Incarcerous
  • Flipendo
  • Trip Jinx
  • Stupefy
  • Engorgio Skullus
  • Accio
  • Levicorpus
  • Melofors
  • Vomitare Viridis
  • Ageing Potion
  • Exploding Potion
  • Invisibility Potion
  • Polyjuice Potion
  • Strength Potion
  • Skele-Grow Potion

The game generally received positive reviews, and it is cited as one of the best Harry Potter games ever, but unoriginal compared to other LEGO games. According to Metacritic, it had an aggregate score of 80/100.

  • GameSpot – 8/10
  • IGN – 8.5/10
  • VideoGamer.com – 8/10
  • OFficial Nintendo Magazine – 80%
  • 1Up.com – B+
  • Game Revolution – B–
Walkthrough

LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7

LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7

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“In LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7, we are giving gamers a truly epic conclusion to the most successful movie franchise in history with delightful gameplay for fans of all ages,” said Tom Stone, Managing Director, TT Games. “We have built upon the first game and are giving fans even more magical abilities, puzzle solving and exploration, in addition to our distinctive brand of hilarious LEGO humor and charm.”

In 2011, TT Games released LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7. It covers the storyline of the last four films (last three books) and is available on the Wii, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, DS, PS Vita, and 3DS. A PC version was also produced but was immediately withdrawn due to DRM issues, and was reissued on November 28, 2011. The Mac version was released on March 7, 2012. Many events from the books have been changed to accomodate two player co-op, as well as for comedic purposes, like its predecessor. You discover and unlock 200 characters, including many new ones that weren’t available in the original. You learn new charms and spells including Unforgivable Curses, while playing through 24 story events and returning to Hogwarts where there are 16 different lessons to attend.

The game was well received by critics, praising its funny cut scenes, the use of the film’s score, and how much there is to do after the main adventure is cleared. They also said it is simple enough for anyone to play. IGN gave it an 8/10.

  • Trivia
  • Playable Characters
  • Locations
  • Spells and Potions
  • Hogwarts Castle appears in its destroyed form as it does in Deathly Hallows Part 2.
  • Only the Gryffindor Common room and Gryffindor Boy’s Dormitory can be accessed and the player can only go as far as the entrances to the others.
  • In Borgin and Burkes, the play can enter the Vanishing Cabinent and appear in Hogwarts, just outside the Room of Requirement. However, the Room itself cannot be entered, and thus it is not possible to return to Borgin and Burkes this way.
  • You can now leave Hogwarts and go to Hogsmeade, the Hogsmeade Station, take the Hogwarts Express, arrive at Platform 9 3/4, go around London, to the Leaky Cauldron, and into Diagon Alley.
  • The Elder Wand’s appearance is updated to reflect the wand in the films. Only characters with the Elder Wand can destroy gold obstacles.
  • Hermione’s bag can be used when placed on pink tiles. She begins by taking out two comically random objects and then throwing what she needs into the air.
  • Ron’s Deluminator replaces his Lumos spell.
  • It is impossible for someone to come out of the Veil, but Sirius does to demand his legs back.

Note that not all characters are playable across all platforms.

  • Aberforth Dumbledore
  • Alastor Moody – can use magical eye
  • Albus Dumbledore – can use Elder Wand
  • Antioch Peverell – can use Elder Wand
  • Antonin Dolohov – can use dark magic
  • Arabella Figg
  • Argus Filch – can control Mrs. Norris
  • Arthur Weasley – can interact with Muggle objects and open Weasley joke boxes
  • Adrian
  • Albus Severus Potter
  • Alice Longbottom
  • Anthony Goldstein
  • Apolline Delacour
  • Ariana Dumbledore
  • Astoria Greengrass
  • Aurora Sinistra
  • Bathilda Bagshot a.k.a. Nagini
  • Bellatrix Lestrange – can use dark magic
  • Blaise Zabini
  • Bloody Baron
  • Bogrod
  • Cadmus Peverell – can use Resurrection Stone
  • Cadmus Peverell’s Girlfriend – ghostly recall from Ressurection Stone
  • Charity Burbage
  • Charlie Weasley – can open Weasley joke boxes
  • Cho Chang
  • Cornelius Fudge
  • Colin Creevey
  • Cedric Diggory
  • Deadalus Diggle
  • Dennis
  • Dirk Cresswell
  • Dudley Dursley
  • Dean Thomas
  • “Death”
  • Death Eaters – can use dark magic
  • Dobby
  • Dolores Umbridge
  • Draco Malfoy
  • Dudley Dursley
  • Elphias Doge
  • Emmeline Vance
  • Ernie Prance
  • Fang
  • Fat Friar
  • Fat Lady
  • Fenrir Greyback – can use dark magic, can turn into a werewolf, dig, and exhibit strength
  • Filius Flitwick
  • Fleur Delacour
  • Flora Carrow
  • Fred Weasley – can open Weasley joke boxes
  • Garrick Ollivander
  • Gellert Grindelwald – can use dark magic
  • George Weasley – can open Weasley joke boxes
  • Ginny Weasley – can open Weasley joke boxes
  • Godric Gryffindor
  • Gregorovitch
  • Grergory Goyle – can use dark magic
  • Gringotts Dragon
  • Griphook
  • Gordon
  • Gornuk
  • General Gryffindor/Ravenclaw/Hufflepuff/Slytherin as a boy/girl/prefect
  • Hannah Abbott
  • Harry Potter – can use the Invisibility Cloak, Parseltongue, disguise as Albert Runcorn
  • Helena Ravenclaw
  • Helga Hufflepuff
  • Hestia Carrow
  • Hugo Weasley
  • Hermione Granger – can use her Runic Translation book, beaded handbag, control Crookshanks, and disguise as Mafalda Hopkirk or Bellatrix Lestrange.
  • Horace Slughorn – can change into a chair
  • Ignotus Peverell – can use the Invisibility Cloak
  • Igor Karkaroff
  • Irma Pince
  • James Potter – can change into his Animagus form Prongs and has vision powers
  • James Sirius Potter
  • Justin Finch-Fletchley
  • Katie Bell
  • Kingsley Shacklebolt
  • Kreacher
  • Lavender Brown
  • Lily Potter – has vision potters
  • Lily Luna Potter
  • Leanne
  • Lord Voldemort – can use dark magic and Parseltongue
  • Lucius Malfoy – can use dark magic
  • Luna Lovegood
  • Minerva McGonagall – can transform into her cat Animagus form
  • Molly Weasley – can open Weasley joke boxes
  • Mundungus Fletcher
  • Malcolm
  • Marietta Edgecome
  • Mary Cattermole
  • Milkman
  • Ministry Guard
  • Mrs. Cole
  • Muggle Orphan
  • Moaning Myrtle
  • Nagini
  • Narcissa Malfoy – can use dark magic
  • Nearly Headless Nick
  • Neville Longbottom – can control Trevor the toad and dig with a shovel
  • Nymphadora Tonks
  • Padma Patil
  • Parvati Patil
  • Peeves
  • Percy Weasley – can open Weasley joke boxes
  • Peter Pettigrew – can use Dark magic and change into his rat Animagus form
  • Pius Thicknesse
  • Pomona Sprout
  • Poppy Pomfrey
  • Remus Lupin – can change into a werewolf, dig, and exhibit strength
  • Rolanda Hooch
  • Ron Weasley – can control Pigwidgeon, the Deluminator, open Weasley joke boxes, and disguise as Dragomir Despard or Reginald Cattermole
  • Madam Rosmerta
  • Rowena Ravenclaw
  • Rose Weasley
  • Romilda Vane
  • Rubeus Hagrid
  • Salazar Slytherin
  • Seamus Finnigan
  • Scabior
  • Scorpius Malfoy
  • Skeleton
  • Station Guard
  • Severus Snape
  • Sirius Black – can change into his dog Animagus, exhibit strength, and dig
  • Sybill Trelawney
  • Thorfinn Rowle
  • Tom
  • Verity
  • Vincent Crabbe
  • Bill Weasley – can open Weasley joke boxes
  • Wilhelmina Grubbly-Plank
  • Walburga Black – can do dark magic
  • Xenophilius Lovegood
  • Yaxley
  • Zacharais Smith
  • Godric’s Hollow Cemetery
  • Bathilda Baghshot’s home
  • Hogsmeade Station
  • Hog’s Head Inn
  • Three Broomsticks Inn
  • Common room corridor
  • Bell towers
  • Greenhouses
  • Training Grounds tower
  • Charms building
  • Viaduct entrance
  • Exterior Walkway
  • Central Tower
  • Clock Tower
  • Hospital Tower
  • Defense Against the Dark Arts professor’s office
  • Headmaster’s office
  • Great Hall
  • Room of Requirement
  • The Quad
  • Viaduct
  • Magnolia Crescent
  • Privet Drive
  • Tunnel between Magnolia Crescent and Little Whinging
  • London
  • Diagon Alley
  • Florean Fortescue’s Ice Cream Parlour
  • Gambol and Japes Wizarding Joke Shop
  • Gringotts Wizarding Bank
  • Lestrange Vault
  • Magical Mnagerie
  • Mr. Mulpepper’s Apothecary
  • Weasley’s Wizard Wheezes
  • Grimmauld Place
  • King’s Cross Station
  • Leaky Cauldron
  • Ministry of Magic
  • Department of Mysteries
  • Death Chamber
  • River Thames
  • Ottery St. Catchpole
  • Lovegood house
  • The Burrow
  • Aquamenti
  • Anteoculatia
  • Avada Kedavra
  • Calvorio
  • Colovaria
  • Confundus
  • Confringo (only with Elder Wand)
  • Crucio
  • Diffindo
  • Engorgio Skullus
  • Entomorphis
  • Expecto Patronum
  • Expelliarmus
  • Flipendo
  • Glacius
  • Herbifors
  • Immobulus
  • Imperio
  • Incarcerous
  • Legilimens
  • Levicorpus
  • Locomotor Mortis
  • Lumos
  • Protego
  • Redactum Skullus
  • Reducto
  • Rictumsempra
  • Slugulus Eructo
  • Stupefy
  • Tarantallegra
  • Transfiguration Spell
  • Trip Jinx
  • Wingardium Leviosa
  • Accio
  • Felix Felicis
  • Invisibility Potion
  • Draught of Living Death
  • Love Potion
  • Polyjuice Potion
  • Strength Potion
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Lego Creator: Harry Potter

Lego Creator: Harry Potter

Over the years, two different series of LEGO themed video games were created for Harry Potter, based on the building block toys. The first series was released in the early 2000s as a computer game, called Lego Creator.

  • Sorcerer’s Stone
  • Chamber of Secrets

Lego_Creator_Harry_PotterIn 2001, Electronic Arts Games released LEGO Creator: Harry Potter. It was created for Windows 98 or later that was originally the only game to exist alongside the actual LEGO Harry Potter sets. A demo was available on the DVD-ROM of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. LEGO Creator was first introduced in 1998. You create things more than play, such as building things with LEGO bricks in Diagon Alley, a track for the Hogwarts Express, things outside and inside Hogwarts, the Gryffindor Common Room, and the third floor corridor. You could create mini-figures to play as or put in your creations, or use characters already created such as Harry, Ron, and Hermione. You could take snapshots,make your own LEGO creation, and also place your characters on broomsticks and make them fly around or cast spells. You could also change the weather and there were several mini games.

LEGO Creator: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Packshot-2992In 2002, EA Games released the sequel to its predecessor, LEGO Creator: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. It was similar to the original in most of its features, but more like a traditional video game in that there were many challenges as you figure out how to unlock new areas of Hogwarts, eventually going into the Chamber of Secrets itself. You can play as many different characters (like Harry, Ron, Draco, and Tom Riddle) or make your own.

Other Video Games

Other Video Games

Over the years, other minor video games have been released as companions to the Harry Potter series. Many of these are no longer available.

  • Find Scabbers
  • Mobile Spells
  • Online: Motorbike Escape
  • DVD Game: Hogwarts Challenge
  • DVD Game: Wizarding World

harrypotter_1_1124769171-1211834_640wHarry Potter: Find Scabbers is an old mobile game from 2005 where you had to catch Scabbers, Ron Weasley’s pet rat and Peter Pettigrew in disguise. There are also several enemies like Dementors and spiders. The rat scrambled around a series of mazes that are full of locked doors and beasts. In order to get through the door, Harry needed to scoop up keys that correspond with the desired door. The beasts could be frozen with a blast from the wand. You could also collect Bertie Botts Every Flavor Beans. Reviews of this game were negative.

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Harry Potter: Spells is an iPod game published on the Apple App store on November 15, 2009. The player is invited to Hogwarts, gets a wand, and is sorted into one of the four houses by the Sorting Hat. There are 23 spells to learn in three different difficultly levels. If you do the spells right, you earn House points. If you learn enough spells, you can participate in an online Wizard Duel. New spell packs became available through the App Store. On the free version, you only learn Alohomora, Petrificus Totalus, and Expelliarmus. In paid versions, you learn those three in additon to Avada Kedavra, Confringo, Incendio, Morsmodre, Oppungo, Sectumsempra, Serpensortia, Stupefy, Crucio, Imperio, Aguamenti, Finite Incantatem, Protego, Confundo, Expecto Patronum, Lumos, Orchideous, Reparo, Wingardium Leviosa, and Episkey. Reviews on the app were fairly positive.

3__1300Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Motorbike Escape was a free online video game released by Warner Bros in November 2010, before the release of the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 film. In the game, you play as Harry Potter flying alongside Hagrid to the Burrow on Sirius Black’s enchanted motorbike. You cast spells against the Death Eaters, much like in the film and book when the Death Eaters attack “The Seven Potters.” The player can use the Essence of Dittany to gain an extra life and the Dragon Fire to fly faster. They may also target opponents with Expelliarmus, and dodge spells from Death Eaters. Successful hits can score anywhere from 50 to 500 points, and players could post their scores to Facebook. You can still play the game here. Reviews on the game were fairly positive, especially as a marketing strategy for the film.

HogwartschallengeHarry Potter Interactive DVD Game: Hogwarts Challenge is a DVD game where the player attends years 1-3 of Hogwarts. It was released on December 11, 2007 and followed with a sequel. It was developed by Warner Bros. and published by Scope Seven. Your remote control acts like your magic wand, and there are bonus clips from Goblet of Fire and Order of the Phoenix films. 1-4 players can participate, each choosing their skill level. You master tasks, collect house points, and win Quidditch World Cup tickets. Challenges include moving staircases, the Whomping Willow, and wizard duels. Jim Dale, the voice of the US audiobooks, acts as the narrator. The game had very negative reviews.

883929085620Harry Potter DVD Game: Wizarding World is a DVD game based on the Harry Potter series released by Warner Bros. on December 1, 2009. It is a sequel to the Hogwarts Challenge game. The player attends years 4-6 and engages in activities that incorporates elements from those films. It features classroom gameplay and activities that take place outside of Hogwarts. The player must successfully complete the activities associated with a particular year before moving on to the next. Each gameplay activity is set up through establishing clips from the films, with narration. Up to four players can participate, and the first player to complete each activity for all three years will be allowed to play a bonus activity and will win the game. 14 activities are featured in this game. The reviews for this game were more positive than its predecessor.

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