Resolution's Lewis Anderson writes: Lego. Harry Potter. Combining the two is what’s known in the business as a “sure thing”. Separately they’re both all-consuming global phenomena successful beyond the wildest dreams of any kinder-visionary. Together however, they could be a smash hit on a par with Daphne & Celeste. And, dare I say it, possibly even beyond D&C’s dizzy heights.
And, as the charts currently suggest, a “sure thing” it was. Sitting pretty at the top of the pile, Lego: Harry Potter demonstrates how Traveller’s Tales have managed to concoct a winning formula. In the last five years they’ve released no fewer than seven Lego tie-ins, each of which containing the signature simple gameplay that conceals the depth of the game.