Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

Critic Score User Score
Windows
39
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PlayStation 3
41
2.0
Xbox 360
43
2.0

Advertising Blurbs

www.ea.com (Publisher's website):
    The Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 videogame is the most challenging yet, packed from start to finish with action and combat.

    Playing as Harry, you are on the run from the opening sequence, fighting for survival on a desperate and dangerous quest to locate and destroy Voldemort’s Horcruxes. You must defeat Death Eaters and Snatchers in epic battle sequences at every turn. With only your wand for protection, it’s time to muster your most powerful magic against relentless assaults from all sides.

    There are no more lessons, no more training. This time the danger is real. It’s time to fight your life.

    • The wand is the ultimate weapon
      Hold nothing back! Unleash an arsenal of formidable magic to defeat attackers, protect yourself from harm and evade capture.

    • Deadly enemies lurk around every corner
      Fight Voldemort’s minions, including Death Eaters, Snatchers and Dementors. Overcome a host of fierce creatures attacking on instinct alone. No other Harry Potter game has had this level of action!

    • Become a master in stealth
      Use the Invisibility Cloak, Polyjuice Potion and Peruvian Instant Darkness Powder to avoid detection and sneak past adversaries.

    • Unique cover mechanics
      Use magic to create and wield cover. Utilise the environment to make shields out of trees, tables and statues, and then throw them at enemies, turning defence into attack.

    • Powerful potions
      Find and trade goods for potions that can be used to attack, escape, restore health or increase your luck.

    • Out of Hogwarts and on the runYour dangerous journey takes you through a host of new environments, from city streets to remote wilderness areas, to new and iconic wizarding locations; each presents different enemies to fight, challenges to uncover and quests to complete.

    • New game engine
      A new game engine built specifically to leverage the technology of HD consoles ensures high definition graphics and visceral gameplay that will immerse you in the action like never before!

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (134491) on Jun 25, 2011.

www.ea.com (Publisher's website) - German:
    Das EA Play Label und Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment präsentieren mit dem Videospiel Harry Potter und die Heiligtümer des Todes™ - Teil 2 das letzte Kapitel der Harry Potter-Saga. Das Spiel wird im Juli 2011 veröffentlicht und basiert auf dem Warner Bros. Pictures-Film, der ebenfalls im Juli 2011 erscheint.

    Schlüpfe in die Rolle deiner Lieblingshelden im epischen Finale des Unterhaltungsblockbusters dieses Jahrzehnts. Im Videospiel Harry Potter und die Heiligtümer des Todes - Teil 2 kannst du als Harry und viele andere Schlüsselfiguren spielen. Du übernimmst die gefährliche Aufgabe, die verbleibenden Horkruxe - und somit auch Lord Voldemort - zu finden und zu zerstören.

    Brich in die Hochsicherheitsverliese der Zaubererbank Gringotts ein, entkomme dem Dämonsfeuer im Raum der Wünsche und bekämpfe Voldemorts mächtigste Verbündete, um Hogwarts in diesem actiongeladenen Abenteuer zu verteidigen. Mit nie dagewesenen abenteuerlichen Kämpfen präsentiert sich dieses Harry Potter-Spiel als die ultimative Machtprobe gegen Voldemort und seine dunklen Mächte. In der letzten Schlacht von Hogwarts liegt das Schicksal der Zaubererwelt in deinen Händen.

    Harry Potter und die Heiligtümer des Todes - Teil 2 Deutschland Release (Wii, PS3, Xbox 360, PC, Nintendo DS): 14. Juli 2011


    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (134491) on Jun 25, 2011.

Electronic Arts press release (August 17, 2010):

    EA Wields Its Magic Adding Kinect Mode To Its Upcoming Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 Videogame

    Cologne, Germany – August 17, 2010 – The EA Play Label of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment have announced that the Harry Potter and the Deathly HallowsTM- Part 1 videogame will have an exclusive KinectTM for Xbox 360® experience with unique challenges that puts more power into players’ hands.

    With all of the action taking place outside of Hogwarts for the first time, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1 sees Harry on the run with a horde of merciless enemies on his tail. Players will find themselves in unknown territory, far from the safety of the school grounds, fighting for survival at every turn. The new game engine, built specifically to leverage the technology of HD consoles, ensures high definition graphics and intense action gameplay on all platforms while the Kinect experience on Xbox 360 offers exclusive challenges, for either single player or two player co-op, playing as Harry, Ron or Hermione.

    “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 is non-stop action with Harry defending himself against a host of menacing enemies,” said Jonathan Bunney, Vice President and Head of Production at EA Bright Light Studios. “Our Kinect challenges allow players to literally cast magic from the palm of their hand, completely controller free, to enhance and deepen the overall play experience; and, even better, we have enabled a special co-op mode with Kinect allowing two people to fight Death Eaters side-by-side for the first time in any Harry Potter game.”

    The Kinect experience in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 gives players the ability to get closer to the action than ever before, using physical gestures to cast magic through the screen and defeat their deadly opponents. In co-op mode, the fluid targeting system and leaderboard scoring add a competitive edge to the excitement.

    Under development by EA Bright Light Studio, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1 will be available this autumn on Kinect for Xbox 360TM, PlayStation®3, WiiTM, Nintendo DSTM, PC, and mobile devices.

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (134491) on Jun 25, 2011.