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Happy Anniversary to “Puzzles & Spells” Game

Sep 21, 2021

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Games, News, Video Games

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

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

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

Bradley, Enoch, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Films, Games, Harry Potter Round-Up, HP Cast, Interviews, Law, Movies, News, Pattinson, Pattinson Interviews, Phelps, Radcliffe, Radcliffe Interviews, Round-Up, Spall, Staunton, Staunton Interviews, Television Programmes, Tennant, Thewlis, Video Games

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

News, Products, Tech, Video Games

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!

Year In Review 2019: From ‘Harry Potter’ to ‘Wizarding World’ – Entering A New Era

Dec 30, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Actor Interviews, Alfonso Cuaron, Bonham Carter, Bradley, Branagh, Broadbent, Broadway, Burke, Charity, Coltrane, Composers, Conventions, Cormoran Strike TV Series, Coulson, Cover Art, Davis, de la Tour, Depp, Doyle, Enoch, Events, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Farrell, Felton, Fiennes, Films, Fogler, Gambon, Gleeson, Grainger, Grint, Harris, Harry Potter Round-Up, Henderson, Herdman, Honors/Awards, HP Cast, Hurt, Isaacs, J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay, Kravitz, Law, Leaky, LeakyCon, Lethal White, Leung, Lewis, Lumos, Margoyles, McCrory, Melling, Miller, MinaLima, Movies, Murray, News, Oldman, OotP Film, Pattinson, Phelps, PotterCast, Pottermore, Puffs, Radcliffe, Rankin, Redmayne, Richardson, Rickman, Round-Up, Shaw, Smith, Spall, Staunton, Studio Tour, Sudol, Tavare, Tena, Tennant, Theater, Theater Round-Up, Thewlis, Thomas, Thompson, Toys, Video Games, Walters, Warner Bros., Waterson, Watson, WB Shop, West End, Williams, Williams, Wizard Rock, Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hollywood, WIzarding World of Harry Potter Orlando, Wright

We’ve come to the end of 2019, and our review is as full of flavour as a box of Bertie Bott’s Every Flavour Beans, regardless of there being no big Wizarding World film or book release this year! The Leaky Cauldron are celebrating a little differently this year, with The Golden Cauldron Awards being our way …read more!

Wizarding World app now available in UK, Ireland, and U.S.

Sep 24, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Games, News, Pottermore, Products, Tech, Video Games

Pottermore‘s new sister site, Wizarding World, recently launched an app.  You already know this if you have registered for your “Wizarding Passport” and received an email invite to be amongst the first to explore the app.  The app was first tested in New Zealand, rolled out in Australia and Canada, and is now available in the …read more!

‘Hogwarts Mystery’ Adds Quidditch!

Sep 04, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

News, Products, Video Games

Beginning today, players of Jam City’s mobile RPG game Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery, will be able to partake in the wizarding world’s most popular sport: Quidditch! The new feature will be permanently available to players who have passed Year 2, Chapter 6, and will feature ongoing multi-season, multi-chapter adventures. Featuring new original characters and parts of Hogwarts to explore …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!

Weekly Round-Up: Evanna Lynch Talks Veganism and Beauty, Bonnie Wright Launches Eco Swimsuit Collection & More!

Apr 28, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Actor Interviews, Casting, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Fiennes, Fiennes Interviews, Film Images, Films, Harry Potter Round-Up, Interactive, Interviews, Isaacs, Lynch, Miller, Movies, Music, Pattinson, Products, Round-Up, Sales, Spall, Tech, Television Programmes, Thompson, Trailers, Video Games, Wright

It was an exciting week at Leaky when we unveiled our new YouTube channel and first episode of our video series, The Magical Emporium: Diagon Alley Collectors Tips with Guinness World Record Holder Victoria Maclean! We shared details from Universal Orlando on their 2019 holiday plans and an upcoming appearance by Harry Potter and Fantastic …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!



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