Harry Potter Kinect Announced, Trailer Released

May 25, 2012

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment released information and a video today to show off their upcoming Harry Potter for Kinect, slated to release this fall. Based on all eight films, Harry Potter will allow players to join Harry, Ron, and Hermione through Hogwarts, and as they embark on their monumental journey. Using the Kinect’s 3D camera technology, players will be able to scan their own faces to create a unique witch or wizard to join in on the fun.

Harry Potter for Kinect gives fans a choice to enjoy the experience as either the story’s characters or as their own avatars. Events in the game will include visiting Ollivanders, choosing a house at Hogwarts, and confronting Lord Voldemort once and for all. Players will also be able to share the experience through co-op gameplay and competitive mini-games. Keep an eye out for Harry Potter for Kinect this fall, in the meanwhile, you can view the trailer below.

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I'm a twenty-seven year old video game design student from Sunset Park, Brooklyn. If I'm not working or doing schoolwork, I can typically be found on Xbox Live under the name "Red Ring Ryko". I am thoroughly enamored with video games as a means of interactive expression, and am fully dedicated to bolstering the legitimacy of the medium and its culture.

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