New Harry Potter Kinect Video Game

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May 25, 2012

Posted by Catherine

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:





15 Responses to New Harry Potter Kinect Video Game

Avatar ImageNoble Birth Descending says: Excellent! Do they have a release date yet?Avatar ImageMudblood_and_proud says: i think i should buy a kinect now!!!!!!Avatar Imagehorcruxhunter7 says: This looks AWESOME!!! Avatar ImageFredFreakinWeasly says: Wow XDD I'm excited for this :D but I don't have a Kinect ... that could cause issues ... oh well XDAvatar ImageLa La Toadstone says: Oh yeah!! Gotta have it!!Avatar ImageFleur-de- Lily says: This looks AWESOME to see!Avatar Imagewolfmirror102 says: Time to buy a kinectAvatar ImageHermioneGrangerrules says: AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! but i don't have a kinect :(Avatar ImageCatherine says: No release date yet--but predicted rumor is later this year? maybe?Avatar ImageWON_TWO says: Oh... another game...Avatar ImageLunaLuver says: 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.Avatar ImageMagical Arts says: Scream, scream, scream!! Avatar Imagehermy007 says: ahhh i need a '360 before i can get a kinect...no bueno. =(Avatar Imagehrrypttrfn328 says: 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.Avatar ImageEmilyLovegood says: I wish I had a kinect...

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