Two Video Previews for LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 Game Now Online


Apr 15, 2010

Posted by John Admin

Two video previews of the upcoming LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1 – 4 game – each featuring a wide selection of shots of the game itself as well as interviews with developers – are now online. The first video from GameInformer, which you can watch here in The Leaky Cauldron’s Video Galleries, includes shots of Harry, Ron and Hermione on the Wizard’s Chess board, by Hagrid’s Hut, in the Great Hall and more. Jonathan Smith, Head of Production at Traveller’s Tales, is seen describing the game as “the most beautiful, the biggest, the deepest, the richest LEGO environment we’ve ever created,” while all of the developers speak of the importance placed on the immersive quality of the game.

The second video, courtesy of VE3D, can be seen in our Video Galleries at this link and focuses on the development of the personalities of the game’s characters. The preview runs through a list of many of the characters included in LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1 – 4 and briefly shows clips of a number of them in LEGO form. Senior Producer Loz Doyle cites Fang as his favourite aspect of the game, “because he is animated in such a charming way; he can climb ladders; he digs; he whimpers; he’s like a real dog.” Flying is provided as an example of how the game distinguishes between characters’ personalities; the developers compare Harry’s visible skill on the broom with Ron’s slower performance, “[pushing] himself along” in flight.

LEGO Harry Potter : Years 1 – 4 will be available on the 29th June this year.

30 Responses to Two Video Previews for LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 Game Now Online

Avatar Imageblue_rogue says: Looking forward to this game. Just with it came out sooner!Avatar ImageRoseann says: I am sooooo excited can not wait. I am requesting off from work just to play it!!!!!! RoarAvatar ImageCatherine says: cool, they are awesome and bad my mother probably wont go for them since i already have the normal games!Avatar ImageGanduean-Vampiress says: yah can't wait Avatar Imagephoenixortheflame says: Oh my gosh! I saw a commercial for this and at first I thought it was my phone ringing! :) It looks kinda cool.Avatar ImageI love my Spectra Specs says: Looks like an awesome game :)Avatar Imagenellythemarrow says: Those just made me want the game even more! I love the character diaries too, it looks so funny :) I want to be Fang.Avatar ImageNumeroUnoFan says: mandrake looks pretty sweetAvatar Imagenealiezealbie says: woooh!! i watched these anddd i loved them. :D I SO CAN NOT WAIT FOR THIS!!! i might as well not do anything for the entire month of june, clear my schedule and everything, because i will be playing lego harry potter non-stop.Avatar Imagenealiezealbie says: (...and july)Avatar Imagemagicmaniac says: sweet!! i pre-ordered it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Avatar ImageVane321 says: Another great thing to wait for! =)Avatar Imagekatherine102678 says: Will have to mark my calendar to purchase this game.Avatar ImageRosie016 says: I always skipped over these Harry Potter Lego Video Game posts, but I decided to watch one of those videos and I was really impressed! to bad I don't have any game systems to play the game, even if I did I would probably get stuck in the fisrt scene anyways because I am horrible at video games. But thid looks really awesome!Avatar ImageSmitch says: What a riot! Avatar ImagePhoenix1946 says: Rosie016, the Lego Harry Potter game will be available for PCs running windows. So unless you have a MAC or run Lynix, you can play the game.Avatar ImageCarinaPotter says: I love the vids! The second one is my favorite. That's really clever of them to have Harry, Ron, and Hermione have varying levels of broom control!Avatar ImageToNkS_rip says: coool. cant wait to get my hands on that game xDAvatar ImageJessSnape says: I am SO getting this game!!Avatar Imageharrypotterfreak101 says: That is so awesome! It looks so real to the Harry Potter world! I can't wait till it actually comes out!Avatar Imagecheeserpleaser says: I am absolutely convinced now that no fan of Harry Potter will find himself or herself disappointed by this game.Avatar ImageFifi says: Except for the movies and Jo's future books this is the biggest Hp franchise I'm looking froward to. :DAvatar ImageGiant Squid says: It really looks good! Fang looks very realistic, not like the others who actually look like lego.Avatar Imagehazel862 says: Haha, yeah I heard about that new game when I was looking for the new Diablo release date. It's hope it's fun, I'm planning on getting it for my little cousin for his birthday!Avatar ImageLove is the greatest magic says: I've got a few of the ordinary games but I've always rejected the idea of a lego version. However, watching those videos I think I may have changed my mind - they really do look so much fun. Does anyone know if they are releasing it on PS2? If not I don't think I'll be able to get it as I doubt I would have enough space on my computer. Avatar ImageHelenaHogwarts says: This is gonna be the best birthday ever! Lego Harry Potter you'll be with me in June!Avatar ImageHelenaHogwarts says: WOW! It's out exactly on my birhtday! It's Avatar Imagehprocks2700 says: I wish they didn't delay the release date!Avatar ImageLittle Light says: =DAvatar Imagealicia00 says: GRATE

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