With the release of LEGO Harry Potter Years 5-7 on the horizon, here are some early story details, which we can expect to see in the newest installment!
The new game is based on the three books (and four films) that resolve the Potter franchise, leading to the dramatic final battle with Voldemort. While not a direct movie tie-in, the game goes hand-in-hand with the final film, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2.
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The game will also feature new characters and locations, including Grimmauld Place, the Ministry of Magic, Godric’s Hollow and Malfoy Manor.
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Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, Hermione Granger, Neville Longbottom, Professor Lupin and Sirius Black have all been updated to match their appearances from more recent sets.
Years 5-7 follows the Harry Potter story as it all starts to get more sinister, and people find themselves strolling headfirst into death and destruction more often than they’d like.
“In LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7, we’re giving gamers a truly epic conclusion to the most successful movie franchise in history with delightful gameplay for fans of all ages,” said Tom Stone, Managing Director, TT Games. “We’ve built upon the first game and are giving fans even more magical abilities, puzzle solving and exploration, in addition to our distinctive brand of hilarious LEGO humour and charm.”
The game will feature new characters and locations, including Grimmauld Place, the Ministry of Magic, Godric’s Hollow and Malfoy Manor.
Other confirmed story-locations include:
- Privet Drive
- Viaduct Courtyard
- Common room Corridor
- Room of Requirement
- Defence Against the Dark Arts Professor’s office
- Grimmauld Place
- King’s Cross Station
- Diagon Alley
- Gringotts Wizarding Bank
- Lestrange Vault
- Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes
Ministry of Magic
- Department of Mysteries
- Death Chamber
- Godric’s Hollow Cemetery
- Bathilda Bagshot’s House
- Hogsmeade Station
- Lovegood House
- Shell Cottage
It’s scheduled to be released November 1st 2011 in the USA, for the PS3, Xbox 360, PSP, Vita, Wii, DS, 3DS and PC (Windows and iOS).
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