Game details

Game:
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
AKA
Genre:
Action
Sub Genre:
Adventure
Release Date (US):
June 30th, 2009
Release Date (UK):
June 30th, 2009
Players:
1
Online Players:
N/A
Developers:
EA Bright Light
Publisher:
Electronic Arts
Rating:
E10+ [Everyone 10+]
PSU Rank:
433 of 1166 Games
PSU Rank on PS3:
320 of 0 Games
Additional Information:
Also available on PS2, Xbox 360, PC, DS, PSP, and Wii

About Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

The sixth installment in the Harry Potter game franchise, based on J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter books.

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PSU Review Score
6.0
Avg. user review score:
5.5

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Summary

While Potter fanatics will get limited enjoyment out of the boy wizard's wand-waving antics, everyone else will be left disappointed at the lack of creativity.

We like

  • The faithful representation of Hogwarts
  • The solid spell-casting and combat mechanics
  • The potion-making mini-game

We dislike

  • The lack of variety in the gameplay
  • The lack of things to do in a relatively large game space
  • Quidditch. It really sucks.

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With its magnificent Great Hall, moving staircases, hidden alcoves and secret passageways, Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry is a magical place ripe for exploration. If you’ve been following the Harry Potter videogame series then you won’t be surprised to discover that Hogwarts in Harry Potter and The Half-Blood Prince, the sixth game in the money-spinning franchise, is virtually identical to that in previ...

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince News

  • Harry Potter casts spell over U.K. Charts

    The videogame adaptation of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince has rocketed to the top of the U.K. Charts, trumping fellow movie-tie-in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen in the process. Sales of the latest installment in the wizard franchise rose 5 percent, presumably on the back of the acc...

  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince dated

    Electronic Arts and Warner Bros. today confirmed that the videogame adaptation of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince will be released worldwide on June 30, 2009. In this latest installment of the popular fantasy adventure, players return to Hogwarts to engage in wizard duels, mix and brew mag...

  • EA confirms delay for latest Harry Potter title

    Electronic Arts has confirmed that the upcoming videogame adaptation of Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince has been pushed back to Summer 2009 in order to coincide with the release of the movie. The title was originally pencilled in for release this winter; however, in light of the film&rsquo...

  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince unveiled

    Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has announced that it will be releasing a videogame adaptation of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince across multiple formats later this year. Developed by EA Bright Light Studio, the game will be released to coincide with the upcoming movie release of H...

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