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Harry Potter for Kinect - First Impressions (MasonicGamer.com)

MasonicGamer.com - Fans of Harry Potter all issued a collective sob when the last book was over. That was it – no more adventures of their favorite young wizard. Fans of the movies probably had similar thoughts when that series finished, although I imagine the pain was much less because the books were about 100 times better. But it’s not over. The stories may be done, but now we can enter the wizarding world ourselves, thanks to the magic of video games.

The newest entry into the interactive Potter experience is the imaginatively-named Harry Potter for Kinect, due out next month. You’ll be joining Hogwarts, choosing your wand, going to class, casting spells, playing quidditch, and even scanning in your face for that ultra-realistic “I’m in the game” feel. I’ve had a brief go at some of the mini-games, based on events from the movies, and here’s what I thought: (Harry Potter for Kinect, Xbox 360)

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