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.
As Harry Potter matured over his years at Hogwarts, so has the story's overall tone. Starting out as a lighthearted childrens' adventure, it eventually became a dark tale of death, revenge and a fight for survival. The games have mimicked this dark transition, as each one dared to try something new. Harry’s latest outing, however, has more in common with the likes of Gears of War and other cover based third person shooters than you might expect for a game about young wizards.The first part of the final tale has Harry and company far away from Hogwarts on a quest for Horcruxes, as they need to be destroyed so Voldemort can lose his immortality and be destroyed once and for all. While it makes sense for the game to shift its gameplay from the open-world format to a mission-based shooter,... Read Review