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New Harry Potter Kinect Video Game

Posted by: Catherine
May 25, 2012, 08:26 PM

Warner Bros. and Interactive Entertainment plan to release a Harry Potter game for xBox360's interactive Kinect. The new Harry Potter game will encompas all eight movies/seven books of Harry's journey. For the first time, players can join Harry in his quest to defeat Voldemort by playing different characters. Kinect allows you to duel using physical motion and audio recognition by yelling out the name of spells. Do to Kinects intelligent scanning technology, fans can even scan their own faces into the game and dual along side Harry as an animated version of themselves. This feature also allows fan's to experience chosing a wand and getting sorted as their own personal character. GameZone reports:

"Harry Potter for Kinect will engage Harry Potter fans old and new by bringing them into the wizarding world as truly active participants," said Samantha Ryan, Senior Vice President of Production and Development at Warner Bros. Interactive. "Kids and parents will enjoy recreating their favorite Harry Potter adventures, from flying a broomstick in a Quidditch match, to battling pixies and dueling other wizards."

A teaser trailer for the game has also been released, which can be viewed below:

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660 Points

Excellent! Do they have a release date yet?

Posted by Noble Birth Descending on May 25, 2012, 09:41 PM report to moderator
884 Points

i think i should buy a kinect now!!!!!!

Posted by Mudblood_and_proud on May 26, 2012, 01:08 AM report to moderator
1787 Points

This looks AWESOME!!!

Posted by horcruxhunter7 on May 26, 2012, 01:43 AM report to moderator
55 Points

Wow XDD I’m excited for this :D but I don’t have a Kinect … that could cause issues … oh well XD

Posted by FredFreakinWeasly on May 26, 2012, 02:22 AM report to moderator
5723 Points

Oh yeah!! Gotta have it!!

Posted by La La Toadstone =:) on May 26, 2012, 02:41 AM report to moderator
5439 Points

This looks AWESOME to see!

Posted by Fleur-de- Lily on May 26, 2012, 04:04 AM report to moderator
29 Points

Time to buy a kinect

Posted by wolfmirror102 on May 26, 2012, 04:55 AM report to moderator
206 Points

AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! but i don’t have a kinect :(

Posted by WizardRockFansAreTheSweetestKindOfFans on May 26, 2012, 09:03 AM report to moderator
3455 Points

No release date yet—but predicted rumor is later this year? maybe?

Posted by Catherine ( *SQUEE!*) on May 26, 2012, 09:18 AM report to moderator
80450 Points

Oh… another game…

Posted by Won_Two on May 26, 2012, 10:50 AM report to moderator
20981 Points

Sounds very cool, but I dont have a kinect. Actually I’ve never heard of it before, so I wont be getting one. :) the only gaming system I WOULD like, is a Wii.

Posted by LunaLuver on May 26, 2012, 11:35 AM report to moderator
155 Points

Scream, scream, scream!!

Posted by Magical Arts on May 26, 2012, 01:29 PM report to moderator
1183 Points

ahhh i need a ’360 before i can get a kinect…no bueno. =(

Posted by hermy007 on May 27, 2012, 02:31 AM report to moderator
340 Points

Oh, GOD this looks like it is going to be terrible. Kinect Star Wars was a complete disaster, and this looks like it is the same thing.

Posted by hrrypttrfn328 on May 27, 2012, 12:29 PM report to moderator
44 Points

I wish I had a kinect…

Posted by EmilyLovegood on May 27, 2012, 04:49 PM report to moderator
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