Gamer Limit writes: "Magician's Quest has been likened many times to "Harry Potter meets Animal Crossing." In fact, I watched a video where even a Konami employee made the same connection. You go to a school of magic and learn how to cast spells and stuff, which is its likeness to Harry Potter. And, it's like Animal Crossing in the way that there's a town, and you talk to people…and stuff? Can you tell I've never played Animal Crossing?"