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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Critic Score User Score
PlayStation 2
76
2.8
Xbox
79
2.0
GameCube
75
3.1
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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 Windows This room has a lot of pictures on the wall
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Xbox Glowing scroll lets you save your game (always overwriting your last save)
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Windows Harry Potter has found a pet
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Xbox Books usually mean that Harry's about to learn yet another spell

Alternate Titles

  • "哈里波特与密室" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Гарри Поттер и Тайная комната" -- Russian spelling
  • "הארי פוטר וחדר הסודות" -- Hebrew title
  • "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)

Critic Reviews

IGN Xbox Nov 12, 2002 8.7 out of 10 87
IGN PlayStation 2 Nov 25, 2002 8.4 out of 10 84
4Players.de GameCube Nov 30, 2002 82 out of 100 82
Game Freaks 365 GameCube 2002 8.2 out of 10 82
Gamesmania.de Xbox Mar 18, 2003 78 out of 100 78
Inside Mac Games (IMG) Macintosh May 22, 2003 7.5 out of 10 75
GameSpot Xbox Jan 06, 2003 7.3 out of 10 73
PC Games (Germany) Windows Dec 16, 2002 70 out of 100 70
GamePro (US) Xbox Nov 25, 2002 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Gameplanet GameCube Dec 09, 2002 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50

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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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