Reviews and Problems with Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
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Nothing to be exited about
28 December 2010
Summary: I recently started playing the Harry Potter games; CoS and PoA were pretty fun, but Goblet of Fire was kind of boring and confusing. You don't get to run around Hogwarts like you usually do, you're just set to do tasks like seeking spell books, looking for things to complete a collection and mini-games. There are very few mini-scene movies, which makes the game even more of a bore.
Sub-standard Sequel to the Previous Harry Potter Games
12 December 2006
Summary: I am a HUGE Harry Potter fan and I loved playing the previous games. However, the Goblet of Fire game was disappointing to say the least. It wasn't as fun or as challenging as the other games in the franchise. This game might be better suited to younger children as it would be an unsatisfactory experience for teenagers and adults. I'm not one to allow reviews to influence my stance on anything before I try it myself (especially when it comes to Harry Potter!!
Excerpt: "The forth harry potter game is rubbish. Wheres the action, the exploration and wheres the good backround music. I mean, the other games were brilliant but this one seems like a one level mission. You can't explore hogwarts like you used to. You can't collect wizard cards, you can't play qudditch and the backround music is at a bear minimum. The voices are quite good but not that good. I hate the missions because their all the same. Collect shields, ...
Excerpt: "...saying, "Wow! The world of Harry Potter where anything is possible? We could really create something special with this! We could make it a free roaming RPG! The characters could level up, and use 100s of magical items! And you could fight 100s of different magical beasts? And you could interact with all the amazing characters from the book! A lot of kids are going to play this so let's make something that sparks off their imaginations!" No. In fact ...
Pros: Looks good in places . Good spell casting system . Co - op mode .
Cons: Too hard for target audience . Terrible AI . Dull most of the time .