Pokémon Go creator confirms Harry Potter AR game

Scenes from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 for Xbox 360 and PS3

Scenes from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 for Xbox 360 and PS3

Interactive Entertainment to create an augmented reality mobile game based on J.K. Rowling's incredibly popular Harry Potter series.

The movies will join the Potter prequel that Warner Bros. Players will explore neighborhoods and cities, learning and casting spells, finding magical artifacts, and encounter beasts and characters from the Harry Potter universe.

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The zoo later said they let one of April's caretakers choose the name of the baby giraffe, which means "hope" in Swahili. The owner of upper state New York's Animal Adventure Park dropped a major hint while being interviewed on live TV .

Little is known about the new app, but TechCrunch reports it will use the Niantic game Ingress which allows players to interact with their physical environment in both the real and virtual worlds, similarly to Pokemon Go. The game will use augmented reality to make real world environment.

Niantic Labs said that the development of "Harry Potter: Wizards Unite" will not be possible without "Pokemon Go", which has brought in huge income for the company since its launch in 2016.

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HBO is also hosting its own Harry Potter marathon on New Year's Day, giving fans-as well as some who might need something to watch while nursing a hangover-something to do after ringing in 2018.

HBO is summoning every Harry Potter film to its airwaves and streaming services for Muggles to enjoy starting January 1, 2018.

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It may also end up shelling out a further $140 million before 2022 if Respawn hits certain targets and milestones. And, it seems as if most major EA subsidiaries are going to be responsible for something Star Wars-related.

Although details about the game are scarce, Niantic Labs teased the premise in a press release. With the right mix of reality and digital fantasy, "Wizards Unite" will include magical power-ups to be collected by players, as well as defending locations based on the fictional places in "Harry Potter" books and films. Whatever the mechanics of the game, with the Harry Potter franchise extremely large fanbase, it's safe to say there will be a lot of interest in this game.

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