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TT Games announces LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7, NGP version included

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If you happen to fall into the category of consumers who aren't tired of Harry Potter products or LEGO games, you'll no doubt be ecstatic to hear that Warner Bros. and TT Games have officially announced the coming arrival of LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 for winter 2011 on every conceivable gaming platform, including the NGP. If, however, you could care less about boy wizards, LEGO collectathons, or possible launch titles for Sony's next handheld, we invite you to take your grumpy-ass self and proceed to the next article.

Oh, good! You came. Let those other haters hate.

A follow-up to last year's LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4, the new game will build upon the characters' repertoire of spells and potions, and include new locations in which to use them including Grimmauld Place, the Ministry of Magic, and Godric’s Hollow.

"In LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7, we are giving gamers a truly epic conclusion to the most successful movie franchise in history with delightful gameplay for fans of all ages," said Tom Stone, Managing Director, TT Games in today's press release. "We have built upon the first game and are giving fans even more magical abilities, puzzle solving and exploration, in addition to our distinctive brand of hilarious LEGO humour and charm."

Warner Bros. Entertainment's release also indicated Harry Potter: Years 5-7 will land on Sony's upcoming NGP in time for the holidays, adding weight to SCEA's Jack Tretton's earlier comments to Engadget in regards to the NGP that Sony would "get at least one territory out by the end of holiday 2011." That 'one territory' could very well be Japan, however the announcement neglects to clarify if the game's release is specific to any one region.

If not on the NGP, North Americans can also pick up TT Games's sequel on PS3, PSP, Wii, DS, 3DS and PC.

May 19, 2011 



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7 comments

  • clubsandwich - May 20, 2011 11:08 p.m.

    Ugh. when will this series die.
  • mikeyrev99 - May 20, 2011 9:22 p.m.

    You never mentioned the 360. What about that?
  • Tronto13 - May 19, 2011 9:15 p.m.

    YES!!! Love Harry Potter, love lego games :D
  • EnragedTortoise1 - May 19, 2011 9:02 p.m.

    Hopefully this isn't a sign of another 3DS-esque launch for the NGP.
  • SparkleDevon - May 19, 2011 8:56 p.m.

    i like LEGO games, and i do get bored pretty fast, but they're still entertaining to play, so I will probably get this.
  • wedgie - May 19, 2011 8:42 p.m.

    Good for those who enjoy it. I myself and getting a little tired of the same old LEGO schtick.
  • Ovenman - May 19, 2011 8:29 p.m.

    You clearly couldn't care less about a grammar check. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=om7O0MFkmpw This has been a message for the betterment of mankind.

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