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“Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells” celebrates “Secrets of Dumbledore” with in-game events

Apr 22, 2022

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

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The main event being the ability, for a limited time, to earn badges to collect a Niffler as a permanent creature to use in gameplay. Hey, I thought Nifflers were known for doing the collecting? The in-game event also features Magizoologist Newt Scamander joining the game for the first time as a guide and host …read more!

Zynga’s “Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells” and “Words With Friends 2” team up for “Magical Mischief” campaign

Mar 23, 2022

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

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We have another piece of video game news for the substantial subset of our fans who enjoy playing them. That’s two days in a row, most unusual. This time it’s Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells, which is launching a collaborative campaign with Words With Friends 2. From 21-28 March, players can participate in the cross-game …read more!

RPG game fans can preview 14 mins of gameplay from upcoming Hogwarts Legacy

Mar 22, 2022

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

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Confession time: I always feel a bit awkward writing about video games for Leaky because I have never played one. I know that many people love them, and Harry Potter has inspired quite a few of them, including one where you could walk around in the Muggle world finding virtual magical objects and encountering dark …read more!

Magic awakens in new RPG game from Warner Bros.

Feb 11, 2022

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

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Let’s hope the magic wasn’t sleeping like a dragon — remember the Hogwarts motto: A tweet from Warner Bros. delivered the news this morning that a new game, Magic Awakened, is coming from Portkey Games. This should be particularly welcome news for everyone who played the recently-defunct Harry Potter: Wizards Unite and who is hankering …read more!

“Puzzles & Spells” to host “Fantastic Feasts” in-game holiday event

Dec 10, 2021

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

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The holidays should be festive and food-filled in real life, so why not in virtual life too? Mobile game Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells, from Zynga, is introducing a new event in the game that brings a tasty twist to the puzzle play. Starting this week, players are invited to take part in the limited-time …read more!

“Wizards Unite” breaking up

Nov 04, 2021

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

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Ok, it only sounds like a band name. Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is an AR game from Niantic Labs, Portkey Games, and WB Interactive that was released in June 2019. Modelled on Pokemon Go, the game enabled players to interact within the real world, mainly in the form of fighting hostile magical creatures. Unlike Pokemon …read more!

Happy Anniversary to “Puzzles & Spells” Game

Sep 21, 2021

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

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Have you been playing Zynga’s Magical Match-3 Mobile Game Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells? The game is celebrating its one-year anniversary with a week of surprises, gifts, sweepstakes, new content, and special in-game events for players in honour of this milestone occasion. There is also a new trailer featuring game highlights and spotlighting players’ journies …read more!

Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells game adds new Club Challenge

Aug 11, 2021

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

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One message of the Harry Potter series is about the value of teamwork. Harry could not have defeated Voldemort alone; he needed the help and support of Hermione, Ron, Neville, Luna, and his other classmates, teachers, and even ghosts. From Hogwarts houses and Dumbledore’s Army to the Order of the Phoenix, groups of witches and …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Robert Pattinson Talks ‘The Batman’ & Lockdown With GQ, Daniel Radcliffe Plays Would You Rather & More

May 17, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

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This week in the Wizarding World the magic from home continued with the reveal of Eddie Redmayne as the chapter three narrator of the online Philosopher’s Stone reading followed by Stephen Fry on chapter four. Leaky covered some  virtual Harry Potter tours, Jujube’s new Platform Nine and Three Quarters Collections, and a teaser for the upcoming Harry …read more!

‘Harry Potter: Puzzles and Spells’ Mobile Game Teaser Released

May 15, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

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Zynga Inc. announced the upcoming release of Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells, a new Harry Potter mobile game published under Portkey Games back in March, and today the game released its first teaser trailer. The game will take players to well-known Wizarding World locations, such as Platform Nine and Three-Quarters, Diagon Alley, the Hogwarts Express and the Grand Staircase in Hogwarts, as …read more!



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