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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

MobyRank MobyScore
GameCube
76
3.1
Xbox
79
2.0
Windows
76
3.7
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Description

In this Harry Potter game, join him during his second term at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

A dark plot against his "Mudblood" classmates has Harry befuddled as more and more students are strangely petrified. Harry must learn new spells and cast them without mistake to uncover the secrets and solve the mysteries.

In the PC version, the 3D environments are "free-roaming" as players actually become Harry Potter and learn more about his world and personality. Conversations with the various characters and keen observation as you explore are crucial to solving the game. Interact with familiar characters from the movie: Ron, Hermoine and, of course, Gilderoy Lockhart. Additionally, there are multiple mini-games and side quests.

Screenshots

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Xbox Books usually mean that Harry's about to learn yet another spell
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Xbox Main Title
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Windows House point menu
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Windows Loading screen

Alternate Titles

  • "哈里波特与密室" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Гарри Поттер и Тайная комната" -- Russian spelling
  • "Harry Potter y la Cámara Secreta" -- Spanish title
  • "Harry Potter und die Kammer des Schreckens" -- German title
  • "Harry Potter to Himtisu no Heya" -- Japanese title
  • "Harry Potter och Hemligheternas Kammare" -- Swedish title
  • "Harry Potter ja Salaisuuksien Kammio" -- Finnish title
  • "Harry Potter i Komnata Tajemnic" -- Polish title
  • "Harry Potter et la Chambre des Secrets" -- French title
  • "Harry Potter en de Geheime Kamer" -- Dutch title
  • "Harry Potter e a Câmara Secreta" -- Brazilian title
  • "Harry Potter e a Câmara dos Segredos" -- Portuguese title
  • "Harry Potter 2" -- Informal title
  • "해리 포터와 비밀의 방" -- Korean spelling

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User Reviews

Seemingly based on a Reader's Digest version of a novelization of the film. Xbox DarkBubble (370)

The Press Says

GameZone PlayStation 2 Nov 23, 2002 9 out of 10 90
GameZone GameCube Dec 02, 2002 8.8 out of 10 88
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Windows Nov 26, 2002 82 out of 100 82
Gameplanet Windows Nov 29, 2002 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Gamesmania GameCube Mar 18, 2003 78 out of 100 78
4Players.de Windows Nov 22, 2002 78 out of 100 78
GameSpy Windows Jan 20, 2003 77 out of 100 77
GameZone Windows Nov 23, 2002 7.5 out of 10 75
Gameplanet PlayStation 2 Dec 12, 2002 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Jeuxvideo.com Xbox Nov 14, 2002 14 out of 20 70

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Related Web Sites

  • Harry Potter Casts a Spell (An Apple Games article, archived on the author's website, about the Macintosh version of The Chamber of Secrets. In addition to a descriptive overview of the game, the article provides a brief guide to the new characters and creatures in this second game, a collection of links to Harry Potter fansites, recommendations for other games the player might enjoy, and general information about the game itself (February, 2003).)
  • NZMac Review (A (largely) unscored, positive review of the Macintosh version of the game by NZMac, a New Zealand Apple site (Jul. 01, 2003).)
  • Wikipedia: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Information about Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets at Wikipedia)
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