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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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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'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' Isn’t the Next 'Pokémon Go.' Good

'Wizards Unite' is bloated and overly complex—but at least it's something different. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2019-06-25 11:00:00 UTC ]
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A weekend with 'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite'

Mat Smith and Dan Cooper grew up in the UK at the right age to witness the birth of Pottermania. The Harry Potter novels are firmly encoded in their very British psyches, and both are fans of augmented reality, GPS-connected mobile games. So it made... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-06-24 17:28:00 UTC ]
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'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' rolls out to 25 more countries

If you were disappointed at being left out of the initial Harry Potter: Wizards Unite launch, don't worry -- there's a good chance you can play now. Niantic's augmented reality sorcery is now available on Android and iOS in 25 more countries. This... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-06-22 20:26:00 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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'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' worldwide launch begins on June 21st

You'll be able to save Muggles from rogue magical creatures and misbehaving objects very soon: Niantic will finally start rolling out Harry Potter: Wizards Unite on June 21st. The company has announced the much-awaited mobile game's launch date outsi... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-06-19 01:16:00 UTC ]
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Spotify, Wizarding World bring Harry Potter to digital audio

Daniel Radcliffe, David Beckham and Dakota Fanning are among a handful of celebrities who will be reading various chapters of “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone/Sorcerer’s Stone” exclusively on Spotify. Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2020-05-05 18:54:51 UTC ]
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Wizarding World Introduces Harry Potter at Home

Wizarding World of Harry Potter introduces Harry Potter at Home, a new collection of free resources for readers and educators. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-01 17:06:24 UTC ]
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J K Rowling and Wizarding World partners launch Harry Potter at Home

J K Rowling and her Wizarding World partners have announced three new initiatives under the banner Harry Potter At Home, to help children, parents, carers and teachers who are at home during the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-01 16:21:07 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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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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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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Warner to launch Harry Potter version of Pokemon Go

Niantic Labs, the creator of free-to-download augmented reality game Pokemon Go, is to launch a new game based on Harry Potter in conjunction with Warner Bros. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Illustrated Harry Potter to be released in digital

Jim Kay’s illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone will be available digitally through Amazon Kindle for the first time this September. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harry Potter Ebooks Released in South Korea

South Korea becomes the latest country to get the Harry Potter series of seven books and the new 'Cursed Child' playscript in ebook format. This time, they're in both Korean and English. The post Harry Potter Ebooks Released in South Korea appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Baltimore book stores hope for new magic in release of 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child'

Local fans of the "Harry Potter" books and films series are gearing up this weekend for something they've long yearned for — one more journey to the wizarding world."Harry Potter and the Cursed Child," a book edition of a play debuting this weekend at London's West End Palace Theatre, will be... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2016-07-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wizarding World of Harry Potter ride may conjure a new path for theme park rides

The opening of Universal Studios' new Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hollywood brings to the West Coast what many consider the grandest theme park attraction in North America. A mix of fully realized sets — including a steamy, fire-breathing dragon — as well as screens interspersed with actors... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What to know about opening day at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

The opening of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood on Thursday is likely to draw huge crowds, including adults who grew up reading the books by J.K. Rowling and teens who watched the eight movies that followed. If you plan to brave the Potterfest, here are some... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wizarding World of Harry Potter opens in 2 days: Red carpet event coming tonight

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood is about to debut. After 2 1/2 years of construction, Wizarding World is set for its grand opening Thursday morning. Leading up to that, a red carpet event tonight will include several stars from the "Harry Potter" films, and more... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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