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Harry Potter Wonderbook trailer brings childlike joy to your E3 week

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling is contributing to Sony's Wonderbook franchise, an AR system that uses the PS Eye, an oversized book and, at times, Move. The trailer above introduces Book of Spells and the one below has an overview of Wonderbook itself....

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Sony's 'Wonderbook' makes reading more like TV with PlayStation Eye, includes J.K. Rowling's magic

The Wonderbook uses augmented reality to turn a physical book into a 3D pop-up book, Sony announced today at its E3 presser. Harry Potter writer J.K. Rowling has contributed Book of Spells to Sony's Wonderbook endeavor, using the Move controller as a wand. Sony demoed Book of Spells, showing off a...

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WB conjures up Harry Potter for Kinect this fall

The last time Harry Potter used the magic of Kinect, the results were less than magical. Now, WB and developer Eurocom are bringing the world of Hogwarts to Kinect with a much more "traditional" Kinect experience; minigames. It's called, of course, Harry Potter for Kinect. The game follows the...

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Lego Harry Potter: Years 5-7 conjures up iOS port

Just in time for Hogwarts summer break, Warner Bros. has released Lego Harry Potter: Years 5-7 on the iTunes App store. The new universal app for iPad and iPhone/iPod Touch will set eager Expelliarmus users back $4.99. In addition to the base game, the iOS port features a Dueling Club expansion...

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Say 'Hallow' to the new Harry Potter PS3 bundle

The "wizards" of Harry Potter would rather speak to one another by turning themselves into fireplace embers than using a phone, and they invented newspapers with moving pictures in them instead of learning how a TV works. We're pretty sure that Voldemort would run shrieking from a PlayStation 3....

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 preview: COGwarts

Last November, our review called the first Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows game a "failure on many, many levels." It ran down the various ways that the game didn't deliver: as a representation of the franchise, as a game, as a demonstration of Kinect and, finally, as an overall product. ...

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Lego Harry Potter: Years 5-7 aiming for all consoles this holiday

If you're as obsessed with the boy who lived as we are, this summer's final chapter in the Harry Potter film series is unlikely to sate your desire for British wizardry. Thankfully, Warner Bros. has announced that the next entry in the Lego Harry Potter series will arrive on pretty much anything...

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 review: A tragic spell

If you can point to one attribute responsible for the worldwide success of the Harry Potter franchise, it's that it works on several levels. Whether you're an adult or child, softy or stoic, you're bound to find something in the books that speaks to you. In a twisted reflection, EA Bright...

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Lego Harry Potter ships over 2.7 million units

What would the appropriate spell be called? Financialus Maximus? Cashius Give-it-all-to-us? Look, we're not hip to this Harry Potter thing the kids are into, but with the latest Warner Bros. financial earnings showing Lego Harry Potter: Years 1 - 4 has "shipped over 2.7 million units," we want in....

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Swag Sunday: Lego Harry Potter (360) [update]

Update: The comments are now closed and a winner will be contacted shortly via email. Thanks everyone for commenting! Of the many things that the non-muggles among us are capable of doing with magic, conjuring money unfortunately isn't on the list. The rest of us are in the same boat, and so...

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