×
You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Leaked ‘Harry Potter’ RPG Is Reportedly Real, Called ‘Magic Awakened’

Footage of an unannounced “Harry Potter” role-playing game supposedly leaked online on Tuesday. Now, a BBC journalist says the game is real and it has a name — “Harry Potter: Magic Awakened.”

“Am told this is from a yet to be announced RPG currently titled ‘Harry Potter: Magic Awakened,’ although other titles including ‘Magic Forever’ are also in the mix,” BBC entertainment correspondent Lizo Mzimba tweeted to Variety on Tuesday. “Other ‘Potter’ games are also thought to be on the way @TomPhillipsEG @ComicBook #HarryPotterMagicAwakened #HarryPotter.”

The footage first appeared in a Reddit thread, but is now blocked by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment on copyright grounds. It showed some RPG elements, some fantastic beasts, familiar environments like the Great Hall of Hogwarts, and spells from the “Harry Potter” universe like “Lumos” and “Reparo.” Reddit user VapeThisBro claimed they secretly filmed the footage while taking a survey about the unannounced game at a mall.

The Reddit thread also includes an apparent blurb for the game that reads:

Set in the 19th Century (1800’s) Wizarding World, this 3rd person open-world action RPG game centers around your character with unique abilities who has eared (sic) a late acceptance to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. You are a newly arrived 5th year student to Hogwarts that demonstrates a latent gift for magic with a unique ability to track and identify remnants of a pottant (sic) ancient power.

Upon arrival, strange events begin to materialize In the Forbidden Forrest and trouble begins o (sic) brew within the castle walls. Together with Professor Elezar Fig, you embark on a journey through both familiar and never before seen locations to bring to light the truth behind these mysterious occurrences.

On your quest you will craft potions, master new spells, and discover fantastical beasts. You will battle Dark Wizards, Goblins, and other supernatural enemies and uncover the truth about your destiny – the Fate of the Wizarding World lies in your hands.

FEATURES
– Journey to Hogwarts to become one of 8 different Wizard types
-Experience Hogwarts, make new friends, uncover new secrets, and change the fate of the Wizarding world.
-Experience a new magic system that creates countless possibilities to master magic.
-Freely explore the Wizarding World for the first time, Choose your house and friends at Hogwarts, and decide to pursue a path of good or evil.
-Create your own witch or wizard, and experience a (sic) all new story separate from the books or films.

More Gaming

  • Echo Fox Owner Rick Fox to

    Echo Fox Owner Rick Fox to Leave Organization Over Racism (Report)

    Actor and former Los Angeles Lakers player Rick Fox is leaving Echo Fox, the esports organization he currently owns, after a shareholder allegedly used racist language in an email exchange, according to Dexerto. In an email to all major stakeholders sent on Apr. 19, Fox said he intends to leave the organization as soon as [...]

  • ‘Peaky Blinders’ Virtual Reality Game in

    ‘Peaky Blinders’ Virtual Reality Game Will Pitch Players Into the Action

    “Peaky Blinders” fans will be able to join the gang – virtually – in a new VR game that will allow players to interact with characters from the hit series. Start-up immersive studio Maze Theory teamed with the show’s producers and is making the game, which will launch in 2020. Artificial intelligence technology means characters [...]

  • 'Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers'

    'Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers' Coming to Nintendo Switch and PS4

    “Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers” is the next title in the long-running series from Atlas and Koei Tecmo, which re-imagines “Persona 5” as a “Dynasty Warriors”-style beat-’em-up for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4. The game was announced on Thursday in a teaser trailer which showed protagonist Joker battling alongside his persona at the famed [...]

  • 'Farming Simulator 19' Boosts Focus Home

    'Farming Simulator 19' Boosts Focus Home Interactive Financial Results

    “Farming Simulator 19” played a significant role in lifting publisher Focus Home Interactive’s 2018-2019 financial results, with over two million copies sold in since last January. The game publisher released its financial results on Thursday, showing a strong Q4 (from January 2019 through to March) with quarterly revenue up $16 million and growth of 134% [...]

  • Magic Leap Donates 500 Headsets to

    Magic Leap Donates 500 Headsets to Epic Games' MegaGrants Initiative

    Magic Leap is donating 500 Magic Leap One Creator Edition headsets for Unreal Engine development via Epic Games’ MegaGrants program, it announced on Thursday during Unreal Engine Build: Detroit ’19. Under the MegaGrants program, developers can apply to receive a Magic Leap One device, free of charge, by filling out an online submission. There is [...]

  • Respawn: We're 100% Committed to Long-Term

    Respawn: We're 100% Committed to Long-Term Growth of 'Apex Legends'

    Developer Respawn Entertainment said it’s “100% committed to the long-term growth” of its new battle royale game “Apex Legends” in an open letter to the community on Thursday, even as it admitted the title’s rapid growth left the team some clear challenges. “To say that the launch of ‘Apex Legends’ exceeded our expectations would be [...]

  • Mixer Introduces AI-Powered Mixer Loot Feature

    Mixer Introduces AI-Powered Mixer Loot Feature

    Mixer is introducing a Mixer Loot, an AI-powered rewards experience in which Mixer users can earn in-game content by catching Mixer streams. Mixer Loot is a new way for viewers to earn content while watching their favorite streamers. It utilizes the same kind of AI-powered tech as HypeZone to scan streams on the platform and [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content