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Posted by: sue
June 24, 2009, 07:48 AM

Check it out! EA has now released the demo of the new Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince video game. As seen on the UK site (others to follow soon) via this link you can download and enjoy a sample of the new game from the sixth Harry Potter film. Enjoy!

The Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince video game from EA will be released June 30, 2009. Related: IGN has now posted a review of the WII platform of the game, here

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261 Points

For the people only getting the smoke:

Trying selecting your own country. I tried selecting US, because I preffer seeing Harry Potter official stuff in English, but I couldn’t find the link to the demo until I cliked on the Brazilian version of the site; only to find out that the demo comes in a “.exe” file, which, if I’m not mistaken, doesn’t run on Mac’s.
Oh well…. only six more days until the game comes out.

Mr. Horn has taught me the virtue of patience.

Posted by Thio on June 24, 2009, 09:43 PM report to moderator
243 Points

it’s not working for me :( does this demo not function on a mac?

Posted by PaintTheSky on June 24, 2009, 09:50 PM report to moderator
226 Points

Yay works

Posted by wiltabone on June 24, 2009, 09:51 PM report to moderator
43 Points

To run Half Blood Prince your computer should these specificationsat a minimum:
Operating System Windows XP/Vista
Processor 1.8GHz Pentium 4 or comparable
Memory 256MB
Video card 64MB
HDD Space 685MB
Soundcard DirectX 9.0c or higher compliant sound card
DirectX DirectX 9.0c

Posted by Scrambler on June 24, 2009, 10:00 PM report to moderator
3238 Points

on the other side of the clip is this word, poccnr, but i am on the usa site! confused..
Can’t figure out how to download…

Posted by phoenixes are in ravenclaw on June 24, 2009, 10:17 PM report to moderator
1293 Points

really cool…. I will download it right now…

Posted by Petra on June 24, 2009, 10:21 PM report to moderator
943 Points

It is probably slow due to the high number of people attempting to download it.

Posted by Lloyd on June 24, 2009, 10:27 PM report to moderator
212 Points

I can’t download it there is Error!!!!

Posted by DanielBonnie28 on June 24, 2009, 10:58 PM report to moderator
328 Points

29 mins to go…

Posted by Hobgoblin 13 on June 24, 2009, 11:01 PM report to moderator
3238 Points

Got it! Going to play it tomorrow!

Posted by phoenixes are in ravenclaw on June 24, 2009, 11:03 PM report to moderator
243 Points

It’s now installing. Getting more and more curious.

Posted by greatpetie83 on June 24, 2009, 11:20 PM report to moderator
1194 Points

Just finished playing – the demo gives you two things flying class (which is just a game of Quidditch vs. Slytherin) and Gryffindor Dueling Club.

Flying Class – The game isn’t that fun. You just use your mouse to move Harry through these stars until you eventually catch the snitch. Really boring and disapointing…

Dueling Club – Dumbledore decided to start up a dueling club – yay! And this kid seems to have a mancrush on you (Harry) and pretty much keeps telling you how awesome you are until you do a demonstration of how to duel. You and Ron do the demo and you learn how to cast Expelliarmus and Stupefy. Then you have a real duel against Ron, then against some other girl. Both duels are best 2 out of 3. These are actually pretty fun, but still easy.

Posted by HufflepuffSam on June 24, 2009, 11:27 PM report to moderator
250 Points

Awesome! Can’t wait to try it :)

Posted by seachellie4 on June 24, 2009, 11:35 PM report to moderator
1930 Points

Downloading it now :)

Posted by felixfelicis11 on June 24, 2009, 11:50 PM report to moderator
329 Points

It says that its not a valid win32 application after i downloaded and tried to open!!! grrr… help, anyone?

Posted by sometimesremus[ROAR] on June 24, 2009, 11:51 PM report to moderator
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