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Barely Related: Twin Peaks returns, so does Ghostbusters

Hello, weekend! It's so lovely to see you again. Welcome to Barely Related, a conversational Friday column that presents the non-gaming news stories that we, the Joystiq staff, have been talking about over the past week. And no, we're not stopping our focus on industry and gaming news. Think of...

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Harry Potter author's 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' seeks out a video game

Warner Bros. is poised to launch a video game adaptation of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the first film written by Harry Potter author JK Rowling. Fantastic Beasts takes place in Rowling's wizarding world but it's separate from the Harry Potter series, set 70 years before Harry's story...

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Augmented story time: A closer look at Wonderbook: Book of Spells

If you're going to demonstrate Wonderbook, it really should be done in a living room. Or, in Sony's case, in a fake living room set up on the second story of an E3 booth. We joined Sony senior producer George Weising – sitting cross-legged on our fake living room rug, naturally – and...

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Latest Harry Potter game pushed back to coincide with movie, will cost EA $120 million

The new video game based on the movie, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, won't be meeting the public this year and is instead set to play in your living room and on the big screen at your local theater during the summer of 2009. This could be a good thing for fans, as it will give developers...

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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and the debut trailer

We would love to get excited for the upcoming video game adaptation of the sixth installment in J.K. Rowling's wildly successful series of books -- unfortunately, our ambitions of striding through Hogwarts' hallowed halls have been sullied by previous lackluster Harry Potter titles from...

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