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Phelps Twins to Unveil New 3D Puzzle and More Magical Moments at Montreal Comic-Con!

Jun 29, 2019

Posted by: Lauren Osborne

Felton, Fogler, Fun, Games, HP Cast, Movies, News, Phelps, Products

Get ready for a magical weekend because Montreal Comic-Con is just around the corner and some Harry Potter favorites will be taking the stage! Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy) is a guest of honor alongside James and Oliver Phelps (Fred and George Weasley) and featured guest Fantastic Beasts’ Dan Fogler (Jacob Kowalski). The Phelps twins will …read more!

“Harry Potter: Wizards Unite” Tips, Tricks & First Real-World Fan Festival

Jun 28, 2019

Posted by: Gianfranco Lentini

Bloomsbury, Fans, Games, Harry Potter Wizards Unite, Interactive, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Media, News, Potter News, Products, Scholastic, Tech

It’s been quite a busy week since the call to arms for the S.O.S. Task Force united witches and wizards around the globe over Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. Developed by Niantic (the creators of Pokémon Go) and Portkey Games, the mobile augmented reality game has us brushing up on our flipendos and stuffing our faces on …read more!

‘Harry Potter: Wizards Unite’ Releases Tomorrow! (GAMEPLAY PREVIEW)

Jun 20, 2019

Posted by: Sydney Dean

Events, Exclusives, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Fun - Games, Games, News, Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hollywood

Earlier this week, WB Games and Niantic invited us to an exclusive Wizards Unite Event held at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood. We were able to play the game a few days early, catch some bowtruckles, and hear from John Hanke (Niantic CEO), Mary Casey (Executive Director of Product at …read more!

Behind the app with the creators of “Harry Potter: Wizards Unite”

Jun 13, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Games, News, Tech, Video Games

Whilst we are twirling our wands (sorry about the flying sparks, that was accidental…) in anticipation of the release of the new augmented reality mobile game Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, we can take a peek behind the scenes and read about the development of the game and its creators. Combining our love for all things Potter …read more!

“Harry Potter: Wizards Unite” beta testing update

Jun 08, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Games, Interactive, News

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, a forthcoming augmented reality mobile game from Niantic, Inc. and WB Games, began beta testing in New Zealand and Australia in April.  The feedback from the beta players has been useful.  According to the development team: Over the last several weeks we’ve learned a lot from beta players and have been …read more!

Pokemon GO Players Can Reserve Usernames for Harry Potter: Wizards Unite!

Apr 12, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Fandom, Fans, Fun, Games, Interactive, News

If you’re a Harry Potter fan and a regular gamer, you’re probably aware that Niantic’s highly-anticipated upcoming release is the real-world AR app Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. Now, Niantic has announced that Pokémon GO players can reserve their names for use in the new game–if they’re still available! According to Nintendo Life, fans should take …read more!

First look at Harry Potter: Wizards Unite game

Mar 12, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Fun - Games, Fun - Video Games, Games, News, Video Games

Here’s what we know so far: Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is a new augmented reality mobile game coming “soon” from Niantic, Inc. and WB Games San Francisco. We’ve been teased by a few trailers on the Wizards Unite YouTube channel, like this one featuring a riderless Nimbus 2000 on the loose in the Muggle world: …read more!

Is niffler a valid Scrabble word? It is in the Harry Potter edition from USAopoly!

Feb 17, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Fun, Fun - Games, Games, News

Have you tried to use words from the Potterverse when playing Scrabble with your friends and family and had them reject words for spells and magical creatures with an exasperated “That’s not in the dictionary!”?  Well, revenge will be sweeter than a treacle tart when Scrabble: World of Harry Potter is released this spring.  Retailing …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: An Animated Daniel Radcliffe, Behind the Scenes with Little Women, An Insightful Interview with Evanna Lynch, Miriam Margolyes in the Call the Midwife Christmas Special and More!

Dec 16, 2018

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Actor Interviews, Alfonso Cuaron, Bonham Carter, Composers, Directors, Film Awards, Films, Fogler, Games, Harry Potter Round-Up, Honors/Awards, Interactive, Interviews, Isaacs, Law, Lynch, Margoyles, Movies, Music, News, Radcliffe, Redmayne, Round-Up, Shaw, Smith, Staunton, Television Programmes, Tennant, Trailers, Video Games, Walters, Watson

The holidays are upon us and the Yule Ball is just around the corner. This week in the Potterverse we got an update on Universal Orlando’s new Wizarding World travel store Globus Mundi , that may have some mysterious connection to the Fantastic Beasts series, news that the Royal Mail has released Harry Potter collectible …read more!

Houses Assemble! Alexa Now Plays ‘Harry Potter Quiz’!

Nov 30, 2018

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Interviews, Audio, Audio Books, BigNews, Books, Dale, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Filmmaker Interviews, Fun, Games, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, J.K. Rowling, Media, News, Potter News, Pottermore, Quidditch Through the Ages

Audible and Pottermore Publishing are partnering to bring an exciting new Harry Potter Quiz to Amazon Echo, Spot and Show users today. Simply ask, “Alexa, play Harry Potter Quiz” to be challenged with three trivia questions, which will be updated daily! The interactive trivia game is hosted by Laurel Lefkow, who introduces each question with passages …read more!

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