Reviews and Problems with Lego Harry Potter: Years 5-7
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20 March 2015
Summary: Do you like Harry Potter? Then you'll like LEGO Harry Potter Years 5-7. Simple as that. It isn't just a formless beast feeding off of your love of the franchise, though, it is actually a really solid game thanks to a couple of level design and progression tweaks that make makes the LEGO game style...
Excerpt: I remember that my mother, in an attempt to make me spend less time with my PS2, gave me the Harry Potter book series. Partially that had its effect – all seven books were read in no time – but the decrease in gaming didn’t happen.
Conclusion: Boasting wonderful atmosphere and locales that mirror the movie script perfectly, LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 is a game perfect for children with its simplistic gameplay and limited options for failure.
Summary: This time round, Harry’s Lego adventures were definitely less offensive than before. But, with a lack of online play, some obtuse puzzles, and the disorientating Hogwarts levels, it still seems like a step back from the last Star Wars games; and I feel that the Warner IPs so far have been somewhat...
Summary: Few toys are as iconic as Legos. The multicolored, interlocking plastic blocks are surely as important to the free time of those who came of age in the late 70’s to mid 80’s as videogames are to later generations.
Excerpt: I like LEGO. I like Harry Potter. I like games. Put it all together and you get LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5 – 7. Which I like. This is the sequel to LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1 – 4 and is a great romp through the imaginary world of J.K.
LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 Review: Harry Graduates With Relatively High Marks
22 November 2011
Conclusion: Concept: Wrap up the Harry Potter saga with LEGO bricks and minifigs
Graphics: This is the best-looking LEGO game yet, with bustling environments and detailed backgrounds
Sound: A symphonic score is a great accompaniment to the characters’ mumbles and grunts
Playability: Traveller’s Tales addressed...
Excerpt: As Harry Potter closes in on adulthood, his struggle to outwit evil Lord Voldemort grows ever more taxing. But who says fulfilling your destiny means you have to abandon your favorite childhood toys?
Pros: + New spells and abilities; fun boss battles; familiar kid-friendly charm., + Long campaign saves the best for last; lots of characters and collectibles
Cons: - Greatly diminished thrill of discovery; few puzzles require any thought., ? What happened to the first game’s Builder Mode?