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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1

Platform(s): Nintendo DS, PC, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360
Genre: Action/Adventure
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Developer: EA Bright Light Studio
Release Date: Fall 2010 (US), Nov. 18, 2010 (EU)

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'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1' (ALL) - New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2010 @ 11:22 a.m. PDT

With all the action taking place outside of Hogwarts for the first time, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1 represents a shift in tone for the Harry Potter games. On the run with a horde of merciless enemies on their tail, players will find themselves in unknown territory, far from the safety of the school grounds, fighting for survival at every turn.

Get the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows [NDS] Trailer off WP (25mb)

Part 1 begins as Harry, Ron and Hermione set out on their perilous mission to track down and destroy the secret to Voldemort's immortality and destruction--the Horcruxes. On their own, without the guidance of their professors or the protection of Professor Dumbledore, the three friends must now rely on one another more than ever. But there are Dark Forces in their midst that threaten to tear them apart.

Meanwhile, the wizarding world has become a dangerous place for all enemies of the Dark Lord. The long-feared war has begun and Voldemort's Death Eaters seize control of the Ministry of Magic and even Hogwarts, terrorizing and arresting anyone who might oppose them. But the one prize they still seek is the one most valuable to Voldemort: Harry Potter. The Chosen One has become the hunted one as the Death Eaters search for Harry with orders to bring him to Voldemort...alive.

Harry's only hope is to find the Horcruxes before Voldemort finds him. But as he searches for clues, he uncovers an old and almost forgotten tale--the legend of the Deathly Hallows. And if the legend turns out to be true, it could give Voldemort the ultimate power he seeks.

Little does Harry know that his future has already been decided by his past when, on that fateful day, he became "the Boy Who Lived." No longer just a boy, Harry Potter is drawing ever closer to the task for which he has been preparing since the day he first stepped into Hogwarts: the ultimate battle with Voldemort.


Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part I for the DS drops players into the role of Harry Potter as he undertakes a dangerous quest to locate and destroy Voldemort’s Horcruxes. With Ron and Hermione by their side, players will need to muster their most powerful magic against relentless assaults from the likes of Death Eaters and Snatchers.

As in the upcoming film, the DS version places Harry outside of Hogwarts’ protective walls for the first time as he tries to elude Voldemort’s grip. As players venture through diverse new environments, they must look to Ron and Hermione for help; combining their varied powers at just the right moment to escape the grasp of the Dark Forces. Each environment will introduce new enemies, puzzles to solve, and quests to complete. This time the danger is real. It’s time for players to fight for their lives.

Additionally, players can fight the ultimate battle in the game’s multi-player mode. Choose to fight it out against family and friends, assuming the role of either Harry or a fearsome Dementor as they battle to achieve the highest score, and determine once and for all whether good will triumph over evil.

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.


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