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Harry Potter Ships to Stores

by Karl Castaneda - June 26, 2007, 8:52 pm PDT
Total comments: 3 Source: EA/Warner Bros.

Allow yourself to be whisked off to the magical world of England by a teenage boy with a heart of gold.

EA and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment’s Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Videogame Ships Today!

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:ERTS) and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announced that the Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix™ videogame ships across North America and will be in-store in Europe from June 28th. Available on multiple platforms, the Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix videogame allows players to explore the many key locations within Hogwarts, each one a visual match to its film equivalent, while being engrossed in the thrilling adventures described in the rich narrative of the books and films.

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix’s non-linear gameplay allows the player to explore an interactive Hogwarts, discovering dark corridors and secret rooms along the way. Choose where you go, what you do and when you do it, using the innovative gesture-based spell casting system. In addition, attend a number of classes as side-missions and compete in wizard Mini-Games throughout Hogwarts to compete against the best from each house. Experience the most authentic-to-the-movie game experience in Harry Potter history, with authentic characters and locales that give the look, feel and sound of the movie!

With the ability to play multiple characters, including Harry Potter, Dumbledore and Sirius Black, the videogame of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix offers fans an opportunity to experience one of the most exciting and dangerous years in the life of the Boy Who Lived.

In Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry returns for his fifth year of study at Hogwarts and finds himself meeting in secret with a small group of students who name themselves Dumbledore’s Army. Hermione convinces Harry to teach them how to defend themselves against the Dark Arts, preparing the courageous young wizards for the extraordinary battle that lies ahead.

Developed by EA’s UK Studio, the team behind the worldwide success of the Harry Potter library of games, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix has been rated E 10+ by the ESRB and is available for the Nintendo Wii™ with an MSRP of $49.99, PLAYSTATION®3 and Xbox 360™ with an MSRP of $59.99, PlayStation®2 and PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) for $39.99, as well as Nintendo DS™, Game Boy® Advance, Windows PC, [Apple Macintosh] with an MSRP of $29.99 and Mobile Phone.

More information about the Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix videogame is available at http://www.masterthemagic.com/.

Talkback

Did all versions come with a free movie ticket inside, or only the Wii and DS releases?

that Baby guyJune 26, 2007

I suddenly want a LEGO Harry Potter game.

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