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New Info on "Deathly Hallows: Part 1" Video Game

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Posted by: Mel
July 22, 2010, 03:03 AM

EA's site for the "Deathly Hallows: Part 1" video game has been updated with an interview with the game's executive producer, Jonathan Bunney, who reveals some new information concerning the video game. Some of the information that Bunney revealed is as follows:

  • The game is based on both the book and the movie. EA worked closely with J. K. Rowling's literary agents to make sure that everything is true to the story, as well as the filmmakers in order to create the game.
  • Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter) and Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) won't be voicing their characters for the game.
  • Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) and James and Oliver Phelps (Fred and George Weasley) will be voicing their characters.
  • There will be a different spell system for the Wii - you will no longer have to shake the remote. It will be a "point and cast mechanism."
  • There will not be a traditional collector's edition. There will be more details revealed about that at a later date.
  • The game will not be made for the PS2.
You can watch the interview here or below.

See more Game Videos at EA.com.


The "Deathly Hallows: Part 1" video game will be released on November 9th in the US, and on November 19th in the UK.

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24 Comments

The_golden_snitch_thumb
341 Points

I’m really excited about the game, haven’t finished playing the Half-Blood Prince though…

Posted by hermione97 on July 22, 2010, 07:12 AM report to moderator
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75 Points

I think Dan Radcliife is great and all but it’s a bit disappointing that he never does the voice over for these games.

Posted by josh1210 on July 22, 2010, 07:14 AM report to moderator
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75566 Points

I am still working on the HBP crests too!

Posted by Girlraven1 on July 22, 2010, 08:41 AM report to moderator
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120 Points

Very excited to own this on the DS! It will be a vast change not to be at Hogwarts as much as in previous games, but I’m glad that the game will be following both the movie and the book, instead of just the movie as with before. It’s a shame that Dan and Emma can’t lend their voices, that would have been an added bonus to the authenticity. I am glad that we have the Weasley brothers though! Very curious about the “special packaging” that was mentioned here, I sure hope the DS gets this treatment, as I don’t think there has been a collectors edition game for the DS so far, (I could be wrong, the only collectors editions of the games I’m aware of are of the Lego Years 1-4 game for the PS3, Xbox 360, Wii, etc.)

Posted by Slytherins on July 22, 2010, 08:55 AM report to moderator
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3777 Points

this should be really awesome if its more than just the movie

Posted by ZachBlack [ROAR] on July 22, 2010, 09:39 AM report to moderator
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6552 Points

I wouldn’t mind playing this one, especially since it is from both the book and movie. I haven’t played HBP yet though, since the new on is coming out, I should be able to get it cheap now.

Posted by Figment on July 22, 2010, 10:36 AM report to moderator
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1479 Points

awesome!!!!! ive been reaserching it

Posted by magicmaniac on July 22, 2010, 11:11 AM report to moderator
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53 Points

Really bogus that they won’t release it for the PS2!

Posted by atarigurl05 on July 22, 2010, 11:21 AM report to moderator
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3134 Points

Sounds good! I’m not a gamer, but I’m glad they are doing this. Hope it’s awesome. :o)

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2417 Points

Sounds cool but bummer about the voices

Posted by Hagrid 713 (ROAR) on July 22, 2010, 11:48 AM report to moderator
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765 Points

Not PS2?:(

Well, I have to buy it and use my brothers Wii then :( ___

Posted by Lonewolf_ ^HISS^ on July 22, 2010, 12:29 PM report to moderator
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112 Points

If I played video games I would by this but I don’t play them.

Posted by Hermione Granger -Weasley on July 22, 2010, 01:05 PM report to moderator
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4852 Points

Cool, but how come Dan and Emma aren’t voicing their characters? It will be weird to hear someone else being Harry and Hermione!

Posted by #1 Witch ROAR! on July 22, 2010, 04:15 PM report to moderator
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2421 Points

Did i just watched two kids interviewing someone that could be their grandparent? Yeah whatever, as excited as i was in the beginning, i’m severely disappointed by the fact that Harry’s using cruciatus.

Posted by Mr. Brightside on July 22, 2010, 04:28 PM report to moderator
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52 Points

Yay!! Can’t wait to try it on my Wii! It’s bad that Daniel and Emma won’t voice them but weel, it was their decision I suppose.

Posted by Ccysf. (*ROAR!*) on July 22, 2010, 05:06 PM report to moderator
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