Reviews and Problems with Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Wii Review
29 May 2010
Excerpt: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix features the best digital rendition of Hogwarts Castle yet, it’s both huge and true to the films. Fans are sure to be delighted with getting the chance to explore, seeing all the familiar rooms and characters, and just generally having a jolly good time.
Excerpt: Harry Potter seems to be loved by everyone and it's easy to see why. The story of a young wizard in training who takes on enemies well above his status, only to get in trouble over and over again is something kids can relate to and parents can read/sit through without too much pain.
Excerpt: If there is one game that had the potential to dazzle people with its unique use of the Wii Remote, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix should have earned that title. Sadly, what could have been a wand waving good time ended up skirting the line of mediocrity due to a seemingly endless barrage...
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Wii) Review
10 August 2007
Summary: Though there are other versions of this game available such as the beautiful Xbox 360 version, on the Nintendo Wii is the only place where you'll get immersed into the experience and world of Harry Potter.
Wii Review - 'Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix'
30 July 2007
Summary: In Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry returns for his fifth year of study at Hogwarts and discovers that much of the wizarding community is in denial about the teenager's recent encounter with the evil Lord Voldemort, preferring to turn a blind eye to the news that Voldemort has...
Conclusion: It's hard to imagine that the video game version of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix will appeal to anyone. Older fans of Harry Potter will enjoy exploring Hogwarts for a while, but they'll soon be bored to tears by the low level of difficulty and the tedious objectives.
Pros: Hogwarts is re-created in all its glory for you to explore, Minigames are a pleasant diversion, Voice acting and music are good.
Cons: The game is little more than a chore simulator, Endless backtracking makes the game even more dull, Cutscenes are glitchy and feel unfinished, Nearly everything about the game is tedious, Story is impossible to follow if you haven't read the book.
Excerpt: Name: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Genre: Adventure Platform: Nintendo DS, Xbox 360, PS2, Nintendo Wii (Reviewed on Wii) Maybe you've heard of Harry Potter. Once upon a time he was just the hero of the best-selling book series in world history.