If you are a Harry Potter fan and are looking for a way to spend your free time, you are in luck. There are many video games based on the franchise that are fun and engaging. For anyone who has grown up with Harry Potter, these games will make you feel nostalgic and help you remember your childhood. It is a great escape from reality. This blog discusses 7 games based on Harry Potter Kingdom and what makes them so popular.
- Hogwarts Wizards Unite
This blog is about a mobile game that has been recently released. It is an augmented reality mobile game, from Niantic, the creators of Pokémon Go. The premise is that Foundables, which are artifacts, creatures, people, and memories from the wizarding world, have begun to appear in the Muggle world. The game is for iphone and android devices and it is really fun.
2. Harry Potter Puzzles & Spells
The release of Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery on mobile has been a long time coming. Fans of the series have been waiting for years for a mobile game to tie into the franchise. Harry Potter fans rejoice! The game finally comes to the web browser! Well, it’s not exactly new, but it’s been revamped and it’s now available for free on the web. What used to be a full-fledged Match-3 game has been stripped down to focus more on puzzle elements with the hopes of making it more accessible to new players. However, you can still expect familiar faces from the Harry Potter series such as Hagrid, Dumbledore, and McGonagall.
3. LEGO Harry Potter Years 1-4
The LEGO Harry Potter Years 1-4 is an epic building and playing set that features iconic characters, including Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, Ron Weasley, and Draco Malfoy. It also features Lego figures that are based on the novel’s characters. It includes Harry Potter’s magic wand, his invisibility cloak, his lightning bolt necklace, his rucksack, and Hedwig the owl. This is a Lego game that follows the events in the first four Harry Potter books.
4. Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is a video game developed by EA Redwood Shores and published by Electronic Arts. It is the second game in the Harry Potter series, and was released on November 10, 2002 for PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube, Game Boy Advance, Microsoft Windows, and Mac OS X. The game follows the events of the book and movie of the same name.
5. Book Of Spells
Wonderbook: Book of Spells is a PlayStation 3 augmented reality game that puts you in the shoes of a Hogwarts student learning spells and potions. With your PlayStation Move and PlayStation Eye controllers, you will have to raise your hand in class, learn spells from books, or conjure up your own unique spells by mixing ingredients. The game has no text or voice-overs, so everything is relayed through the player’s actions and interactions with their environment.
6. Book Of Potions
This is the second installment of Harry Potter augmented reality games. The games use the PlayStation Move and PlayStation Eye controllers to create an immersive experience for PlayStation 3 users. Book of Potions was created to expand the Harry Potter franchise in a way that hasn’t been done before. This time, the game is designed to focus on potion-making. With the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, fans are finally able to enter the world of Harry Potter. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 allows you to create potions, explore Hogwarts, battle the fearsome Lord Voldemort, and more. With all of these features, Book of Potions is an immersive experience that you will want to play time and time again.
7. Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban
Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban is the third installment in the series of Harry Potter novels by author J.K. Rowling. The game is an action-adventure platformer and has players take control of Harry and his friends Hermione and Ron as they fight against Dementors, collect magical artifacts, and battle a dragon to rescue Sirius Black. The game was released on May 18, 2004 for the Game Boy Advance and on November 13, 2004 for the Xbox, PS2, and GameCube.
If you have never heard of Harry Potter, it is a must-read series with a huge following. The films have grossed more than $8 billion in ticket sales and the books have sold more than 400 million copies worldwide. It is safe to say that the franchise has had a tremendous impact on culture and entertainment. There are numerous video games based on the series and one should give it a shot to relive nostalgia.