Fans are creating a Harry Potter role-playing game inside 'Minecraft'

There have been some ambitious Minecraft projects before, but this one may win for sheer sophistication. The modding team Floo Network is creating Minecraft School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, a Harry Potter-themed role-playing experience inside a Mi... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2020-01-13 18:43:00 UTC ]
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First look at the Potter family from upcoming play 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child'

It’s been 19 years since the events of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” and boy does it show. The first images of upcoming West End stage play “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” written by English playwright Jack Thorne and based on a story from Thorne and “Potter” scribe J.K. Rowling,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child': Here's how the play fits into the 'Potter' universe

'Potter' fans now know what the upcoming play will be about and it involves more of the characters from the book series than they may have thought. The show is set to open in London in the summer of 2016. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Niantic announces real-world events for its Pokémon and Harry Potter games

Niantic's real-world events for 2019 were so successful that they generated $249 million in tourism revenue across Chicago, Dortmund and Montréal. That's what the company has revealed in a new events website, which it launched alongside its fe... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-01-23 13:44:00 UTC ]
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Blind Harry Potter fan reads again thanks to smart camera

A girl who went blind is able to read again after being given a camera that reads for her. Continue reading at BBC World

[ BBC World | 2019-12-19 09:27:57 UTC ]
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Here’s How Harry Potter Used 51 Times Square Ads to Create One Immersive Theater

Visiting Times Square at night can be a pretty overwhelming experience, in part because of the visual chaos of so many massive digital ads vying for your attention. But would it be even more overwhelming if all the ads came together to tell one immersive story? The producers of Broadway's Harry... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-10-10 20:54:51 UTC ]
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Wizarding World Digital launches with Harry Potter fan club and app

Wizarding World Digital has launched with the Official Harry Potter Fan Club through its first app, a Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts mobile companion, and a new, interactive Wizarding World website. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-01 17:45:18 UTC ]
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Mischief Managed: 12 YA Books for Fans of The Marauders From Harry Potter

Obsessed with James, Sirius, Remus and Peter? Categorized by each member, here are 12 YA books for Marauders fans and fans of the Harry Potter books. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-08-20 10:35:27 UTC ]
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AT&T casts sponsorship spell over new 'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' game

AT&T is now part of Harry Potter lore as the first brand to ink a sponsorship deal with the new augmented reality game about the wizarding world. AT&T stores are incorporated into the landscape of the game, called “Harry Potter: Wizards Unite,” which is by Niantic, the creator of... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-06-21 21:00:51 UTC ]
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Pokemon Go creators release Harry Potter mobile game Wizards Unite

The creators of mobile gaming phenomenon Pokemon Go unleashed a new game on Thursday that features Harry Potter and other characters from the wizarding world made famous in best-selling books and blockbuster movies. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2019-06-21 12:31:30 UTC ]
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'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' is available to play a day early

Niantic's Harry Potter: Wizards Unite officially debuts on June 21st, but you won't have to wait until then to play if you live in the right country. The location-based game is already available for would-be Android and iOS spellcasters in the US an... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-06-20 16:42:00 UTC ]
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Hey Harry Potter fans, the magical Vans sneakers you’ve been waiting for are here

Are you a Harry Potter fan who also wears shoes? Harry Potter, but make it fashion.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-06-07 12:17:16 UTC ]
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Producer's childhood helped 'inspire' Harry Potter play

Sonia Friedman tells Desert Island Discs about bringing the best-selling book character to the stage. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2017-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bonus Culture Podcast: Can the Harry Potter Play Cast the Same Spell as the Books?

On a special episode of our culture podcast, we talk about the published script for J.K. Rowling's new play, featuring the return of her beloved wizards. The post Bonus Culture Podcast: Can the Harry Potter Play Cast the Same Spell as the Books? appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2016-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Harry Potter book from JK Rowling coming out in July: the play script

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & II will be published the day after the play begins in London, picking up the wizard’s story 19 years after the final novel in the seriesHarry Potter author JK Rowling’s script of the stage play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is going to be... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harry Potter play script to be published by Little, Brown

Little, Brown UK will publish the script of J K Rowling’s Harry Potter stage play in book form this July, along with Scholastic in the US. Pottermore, J K Rowling's digital book platform, will simultaneously publish the ebook edition. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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We’re Getting a New Harry Potter Book, Based on the Play

Fans who don't get to see the limited London stage run of J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter play can get a copy of the script when it's published on July 31. The post We’re Getting a New Harry Potter Book, Based on the Play appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2016-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Sequel play to pick up where final JK Rowling book left off

A new play will pick up the story of Harry Potter where the seventh and final volume of JK Rowling's saga left off, with a plot involving a grown-up Harry and his youngest son, Albus. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2015-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Back to Hogwarts: 'Harry Potter' fans celebrate the traditional first day of school

In the 'Potter' books, Hogwarts students always head back to school on Sept. 1. Many fans are celebrating today and 'Potter' fanatics have a new book (by Rowling although not set in the 'Potter' universe), a new theme park, and – a bit farther out – a new movie to look forward to. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-09-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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J.K. Rowling's truth about Hagrid spawns sad 'Harry Potter' fan theory

"Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling often interacts with fans on Twitter to share previously unknown facts about the characters from the wizarding world of her books, but a recent confession about Hagrid has left some people sad. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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