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Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire

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Released
11 November 2005
Format
PS2, XBox, GameCube, GameBoy Advance, Nintendo DS, PSP, PC
Developer
EA

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Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire


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Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire
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J.K. Rowling’s fourth Potter novel adopted more adult themes to hook readers growing up with Harry, Ron and Hermione. Ironically, though, the console spin-off dumbs down Harry’s moody, magical adventure.

Unlike the free-roaming worlds of earlier Potter quests, Goblet opts for linear levels that steer players down a narrow route, preventing fans from exploring the worlds they grew to love in the books.

Worse, the clever puzzles of other Potter games have been ditched in favour of kid-friendly hack-and-slash combat and shallow broomstick-flying missions, and the spell casting — surely a crucial element of any game featuring wizards — is now context-sensitive, only allowing players to weave magic when the situation dictates it.


Reviewed by David McComb


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RE: An efforltess game of what is a fun film

I really wanted to play this eventually, but then I heard that they'd changed the game design from the previous game incarnations. I really love Philosopher's Stone and PoA on the Cube, as they're really good fun. Yeah, the lesson challenges are a bastard sometimes, but it's still great. ... More

Posted by AgentGoth at 14:29, 08 March 2006 | Report This Post


RE: An efforltess game of what is a fun film

that really doesnt suprise me! i played a demo of it and OMFG it was a waste of like 20mins of my life!! ... More

Posted by Darth Sidius2 at 10:41, 02 March 2006 | Report This Post


RE: An efforltess game of what is a fun film

I finished this game the same day I got it, probably the most disappointing game I've ever owned. ... More

Posted by UrbanAngel at 07:46, 02 March 2006 | Report This Post


RE: Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire

Could this game be any more average? ... More

Posted by BobaJango at 16:27, 06 February 2006 | Report This Post



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