• Standard Interstitial Code

  • Lego Harry Potter: Years 5-7 Review

    1 December 2011
    Posted by:
    Lego Harry Potter: Years 5-7 Review artwork

    Harry returns to his wizarding ways in this the final installment of the Lego Harry Potter series. In our Lego Harry Potter: Years 5-7 review we find out if it’s going to be as epic as the last movie. Well, let’s find out shall we?

    Developer: Traveller’s Tales
    Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
    Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3, PSP, PSVita, Wii, NDS, 3DS, Win, iOS
    Release dates: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS, Microsoft Windows in NA on November 11, 2011 & in EU on November 18, 2011. And PlayStation Vita on February 22, 2012.
    Genre: Action-adventure
    Modes: Single-player, Multiplayer
    Ratings: ESRB: E10+, PEGI : 7+

  • Hot Galleries

    Miranda Lawson Cosplay

    Miranda Cosplay

    Tifa Lockheart Cosplay

    Tifa Cosplay

    Tomb Raider Cosplay

    Lara Croft Cosplay

    Pokemon Trainers Hilda & Rosa Cosplay

    Pokemon Trainers

  • Based on the last three Harry Potter books and final four films, LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 takes players through Harry Potter’s heroic adventures in the Muggle and wizarding worlds. From Privet Drive in Little Whinging to Diagon Alley, Hogsmeade and Hogwarts – plus new locations including Grimmauld Place, the Ministry of Magic, and Godric’s Hollow – players will encounter new faces, new challenges and new magic, preparing them for the ultimate face-off against Lord Voldemort.

    LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 builds upon the magical gameplay, lessons and potion-making skills learned in LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 to equip gamers with the tools necessary to challenge a host of new foes and some familiar ones (including He Who Must Not Be Named). The upcoming title is action-packed from start to finish, including loads of new lessons, spells, and bonus content for hours of family friendly gaming.

    So let’s get into the review, the video is down below.

    Now for a breakdown of those scores.

    Graphics: 7

    The graphics in-game do well enough for the job at hand, but there’s nothing really new here that sets this apart from any other Lego title, the phrase if you’ve seen one you’ve seen them all springs to mind, but it doesn’t detract from the gameplay at all and does the job well. That said, the graphical effects are prettier than those seen in Years 1-4.

    Gameplay: 7

    This is Lego and the formula hasn’t changed much at all here, well maybe it has gotten a lot more kiddy friendly over previous titles, Years 5-7 takes away all the puzzling aspects of the previous much of the dual character puzzling has been removed leaving you with a Lego that felt very sanitized and somewhat lacking over previous titles.

    Sound: 9

    Now if you’re a Potter fan in any way you’ll know all the music in here it’s ripped straight from the films and does a great job of recreating the mood from the films.

    Overall Fun Factor: 7

    If you are expecting anything to change here, it hasn’t. But that doesn’t make it any less fun, it’s all about collecting studs, finding lost character tokens and going for that big 100% finish with Lego… and all those elements remain. A must for fans of the Lego series and the movies and great fun for keeping the little ones occupied.

    That’s my score for playing on my own. Keep in mind that it’s a lot more fun in splitscreen co-op with a friend or family member! :)

    Share:

    Recommended viewing:
    Amiibo Figures ListWWE 2K15 Unlockable CharactersDragon Age Inquisition Unlockable CompanionsTelltale's Game of Thrones Forrester Family
    Wallpaper favorites:
    Grand Theft Auto 5 WallpaperCall of Duty: Advanced Warfare WallpaperTales of Xillia WallpaperMario Kart 8 Wallpaper
    Watch Dogs WallpaperSaints Row 4 WallpaperLightning Returns Final Fantasy XIII WallpaperDmC Devil May Cry Wallpaper

    About the author

    Rob

    • Roshaan

      The gameplay and levels is always usually puzzling in the Lego series. In Lego Batman (Which I have finished on Xbox and PSP) some of the levels were challenging. If it were either finding where to go next or trying to get to a place unreachable, it would always leave me scratching my head at times. Even Lego Indiana Jones has some puzzling aspects to it. I guess we’ll have to see if Lego Harry Potter measures up to the previous titles or gives a small break.

    • Jamjar

      The video doesn’t even work. 

    • S-e-t-h1995

      my video game keeps freezing on me

    • S-e-t-h1995

      so i email warnerbros and they emailed me back and to me to change my wii sound to mono

    • mariainuk

      Hy Folks
      Has anyone else experienced a weird glitch in the 7 potters bit. Its OK until Harry gets back to the burrow. The minister of magic arrives with Dumbledore’s will it plays the cut scene and then it just has this weird bit where it appears to be one of the rooms in the burrow but its kind of floats around almost like a floating  screensaver. It just wont budge.
      The screen is unresponsive there are no characters available to see, just this weird floating room. I don’t know if its just trying do download another cut scene or what. This is  in free play mode by the way. I ‘ve tried going through without any extras. No joy.
      Has anyone else experienced this and managed to  get past it?
      mariainuk :-)


    • Popular Galleries

      Morrigan Aensland Cosplay

      Morrigan Cosplay

      Uncharted 4 Cosplay

      Uncharted 4 Cosplay

      Assassin’s Creed Liberation Cosplay

      Assassin Creed Cosplay

      BioShock Infinite Cosplay

      BioShock Cosplay

      Chun-Li Cosplay

      Chun-Li Cosplay

      Bayonetta Cosplay

      Bayonetta Cosplay

      Queen of Blades Cosplay

      Queen of Blades Cosplay

      Kasumi Cosplay

      Kasumi Cosplay from DOA

      15 Fairy Tale Ideas for The Wolf Among Us Season 2

      15 Fairy Tale Ideas for The Wolf Among Us

      Lilith Cosplay

      Lilith Borderlands Cosplay

      Ibuki Cosplay

      Ibuki Ninja Cosplay

      Cortana Model In Halo 4

      Cortana's Evolution

      Samus Aran Zero Suit Cosplay

      Top 3 Best Samus Cosplays

      Prince of Persia Cosplay

      Prince of Persia Cosplay

      Super Smash Bros Wii U and 3DS Characters List

      Super Smash Bros Wii U/3DS Characters List

      One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2 Cast

      One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2 Characters

      Portal 3 Cosplay

      Portal 3 Cosplay

      Dragon Age Inquisition: Vivienne Cosplay

      Dragon Age 3 Cosplay

      Injustice Gods Among Us Characters List

      Injustice Characters List

      Soul Calibur 5 characters list. Artwork of new fighter Natsu

      Soul Calibur 5 Characters List

      Soul Calibur: Lost Swords Characters List

      Soul Calibur: Lost Swords Characters Art

      Lightning Returns Cosplay

      Lightning Returns Cosplay

      Deus Ex: Human Revolution Movie photo

      Deus Ex Fan Movie Actors

      Sage Mears Picture

      DmC: Devil May Cry Cosplay

      Killer is Dead Cosplay

      Killer is Dead Cosplay

      Aerith & Zack Cosplay

      Aerith & Zack Cosplay

      Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z Characters List

      Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z Characters List

      Dynasty Warriors 8 Characters List

      Dynasty Warriors 8 Characters List

      Zelda and Link Cosplay

      Zelda & Link Cosplay

      Yuna & Tidus Cosplay

      Yuna & Tidus Cosplay

      Ultra Street Fighter IV Characters List

      Who's New In Ultra Street Fighter IV?

      Mario Kart 8 Characters List

      Mario Kart 8 Characters List

      Metal Gear Solid 5 Cosplay

      Metal Gear Solid 5 Cosplay

      JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle Characters List

      JoJo's Bizarre Adven- ture Characters List

      Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 New Art Gallery

      Naruto SUNS4 New Art Gallery

      God of War Cosplay Costume

      God of War Ascension Cosplay

      Funny Original 151 Pokemon Art Gallery

      151 Pokemon Art

      Ada Wong Cosplay

      Ada Wong Cosplay

    • Recent Comments

    • Latest Poll

    • Archives