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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

MobyRank MobyScore
Macintosh
73
1.9
Windows
71
3.3
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Description

Nearly everyone knows about Harry Potter, the little child wizard from the books by J.K. Rowling. In this action adventure game, you are Harry Potter and play through the story of the first book (and the movie), "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone". You arrive at the Hogwarts School of Wizardry where you will learn how to cast spells, create potions and how to fly the broomstick. When you are ready, you'll have to find and retrieve the Sorcerer's Stone which is in danger - the "he-who-must-not-be named" wants it too.

Screenshots

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Windows A chocolate frog
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Windows Draco Malfoy and his gang - better avoid him
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Windows Professor Quirrel is teaching
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Windows Ten points for Gryffindor!

Alternate Titles

  • "哈利波特与魔法石" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "הארי פוטר ואבן החכמים" -- Hebrew spelling
  • "Harry Potter y la Piedra Filosofal" -- Spanish title
  • "Harry Potter und der Stein der Weisen" -- German title
  • "Harry Potter to Kenja no Ishi" -- Japanese title
  • "Harry Potter och De Vises Sten" -- Swedish title
  • "Harry Potter ja Viisasten Kivi" -- Finnish title
  • "Harry Potter i Kamień Filozoficzny" -- Polish title
  • "Harry Potter en de Steen der Wijzen" -- Dutch title
  • "Harry Potter e a Pedra Filosofal" -- Portuguese/Brazilian title
  • "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" -- UK title
  • "Harry Potter à l'école des sorciers" -- French title
  • "Harry Potter 1" -- Informal title
  • "해리 포터와 마법사의 돌" -- Korean spelling

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The Press Says

macHOME Macintosh 2002 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Gamesmania Windows Dec 05, 2001 85 out of 100 85
GameZone Windows Jan 04, 2002 8 out of 10 80
4Players.de Windows Nov 29, 2001 75 out of 100 75
Game Vortex Windows Feb 03, 2003 6.5 out of 10 65
IGN Windows Nov 16, 2001 6.4 out of 10 64
Svenska PC Gamer Windows Jan, 2002 60 out of 100 60
Mac Addict Macintosh Jul, 2002 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
GameSpot Windows Dec 05, 2001 5.5 out of 10 55
Mac Gamer Macintosh Mar 13, 2002 55 out of 100 55

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Trivia

Title

In the UK, this game is called Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone as opposite to and the Sorcerer's Stone. This was done in respect to the author of the books, J. K. Rowling, who is British (and the original book was called and the Philosopher's Stone). They did that with the movie, too.

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