The Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 videogame is packed from start to finish with action and combat. Players will be on the run, fighting for survival on a desperate and dangerous quest to locate and destroy Voldemort’s Horcruxes, engaging with Death Eaters and Snatchers in epic battle sequences at every turn. To amplify the action, players will encounter ferocious creatures from the previous films in addition to the adversaries Harry faces in the seventh film. They will need to muster their most powerful magic against relentless assaults from all sides. There are no more lessons, no more training. This time the danger is real. It’s time for players to fight for their lives.
With the exception of Lego Harry Potter: Years 1-4, the video game adaptations of J.K. Rowling’s famed fantasy series have been somewhat hit-and-miss. A few of the games have gotten by and managed to convey a decent sense of what the books and movies projected ever so effortlessly while other installments have simply floundered. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 on the DS is a poor attempt at cashing in on the success of the current movie, and it is completely impossible to recommend this game to anyone.Deathly Hallows Part 1 is a painfully straightforward affair. You run down long, empty corridors and use Harry’s wand to shoot evil wizards and witches. Along the way you can find hidden magic book pages, health potions, and other such collectibles, but the game is never... Read Review