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Posted by: sue
March 24, 2009, 09:40 AM

The Game Developers Conference is underway this week in San Francisco, California, and many previews of upcoming games are being released. IGN has a brief interview with a producer from EA regarding the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince game, which is due out July 15th. While the interview has scant new information about the game, there are new stills which you can see here. Of the Wii platform of the game, the EA producer notes:

We started from a very solid foundation in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix with a highly authentic Hogwarts and really focused on bringing more action and excitement to drive forward the narrative. This experience is enhanced with specific improvements such as full camera control, different times of day at Hogwarts, and improved navigational elements such as a player's ability to call up Nearly Headless Nick at any time to guide them through the various missions.

As a reminder, the soundtrack to the game from James Hannigan was released last week, and as we noted previously is available via our Cauldron Shop or on iTunes.

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4854 Points

Looks good!

Posted by Athena ★ROAR!★ on March 24, 2009, 09:46 AM report to moderator
2702 Points

Yeah, cool. =]

Posted by Mairéad on March 24, 2009, 10:10 AM report to moderator
9765 Points

Ooh nice! :D

Posted by maera-kyrie on March 24, 2009, 10:53 AM report to moderator
5089 Points

Good!!!! they look cool!

Posted by laura399 {WBM} on March 24, 2009, 11:07 AM report to moderator
15643 Points

Looking good, hoping i’s better than the OOTP game though, for the PC at least!

Posted by Serpensortia [FTC!] on March 24, 2009, 11:11 AM report to moderator
8069 Points

These look great.

Posted by Melinae ♥Squee♥/Professor Truffle on March 24, 2009, 11:11 AM report to moderator
6196 Points

I so can’t wait to play it!!!

Posted by Professor Cassandra *~WBM~* on March 24, 2009, 11:39 AM report to moderator
7847 Points

looks good and i like the ideaof using nearly headless nick

Posted by ravenclawguy1972 ~Prongs~ ( J.O.R.) on March 24, 2009, 12:16 PM report to moderator
7847 Points

looks good and i like the ideaof using nearly headless nick

Posted by ravenclawguy1972 ~Prongs~ ( J.O.R.) on March 24, 2009, 12:16 PM report to moderator
951 Points


Posted by Shane [WBM] on March 24, 2009, 12:35 PM report to moderator
1013 Points

The guy answering the questions didn’t really answer them that much. Also, full camera control? SWEET. That got annoying sometimes in OotP, especially in the bathrooms, which were small and cramped.

Posted by Dawlish and the Archies {WBM!} on March 24, 2009, 12:40 PM report to moderator
993 Points

Want that

Posted by DobbyandWinky WBM!!! on March 24, 2009, 12:41 PM report to moderator
2422 Points

lol the producer of the game is Darren Potter :D

Posted by Mr. Brightside on March 24, 2009, 01:44 PM report to moderator

Was it my imagination or did he blatantly ignore the last half of the most important question (whether work had continued on the game after it had been completed)????

Posted by pipkin3 on March 24, 2009, 02:00 PM report to moderator
8256 Points


Posted by spicefan78 OoM1 {ROAR!} on March 24, 2009, 02:48 PM report to moderator
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