Is Lega Harry Potter the only decent HP game?

#1 Posted by RainVillain (480 posts) -

I've never played an HP game and I'm trying to find one that isn't terrible.

Frankly, all I want is Rockstar's Bully set in Hogwarts.. but since that doesn't exist, it seems like Lego is the best.. right?

#2 Posted by H2Yo (17 posts) -

The half blood prince wasn't a bad game per se. It had some ok mini games. 
Lego Harry is pretty decent though.

#3 Posted by Evilsbane (4595 posts) -

I think it was the...Chamber of Secrets PC game, its been awhile but I remember having fun with that other than Lego nope no good.

#4 Posted by Blommer4 (195 posts) -

Harry Potter 2 was awzum dude, I remember flying around Hogwarts for ages just jerking around

#5 Posted by Kaibar (82 posts) -

It might be childhood nostalgia, but because I loved the first few books when I was younger, I also liked the first two games. If I remember correctly, it was actually a bit open-worldy, as you could walk around the school and had classes to attend, where you learned new spells. Again, it's been a long time, so maybe (or probably) the gameplay was broken, and I just liked the recreation of Hogwarts.

#6 Posted by BaneFireLord (2928 posts) -

I loved the first three games, but I was about ten at the time. They aren't very good.

#7 Posted by yoshimitz707 (2452 posts) -

I like the rpg ones on the GBC.

#8 Posted by Jack268 (3387 posts) -

The first 3 games for PC were okay, and 2 and 3 on the PS2 were okay as well.

#9 Posted by Black_Rose (7785 posts) -

As said, the first 3 games are pretty good if you want to walk around hogwarts and stuff. It's a pretty neat recreation. 

#10 Edited by Marokai (2909 posts) -

I actually really liked the Order of the Phoenix game, for some reason.

#11 Posted by jtt02 (28 posts) -

I've played the two GBC harry potter games and they surprised me that they weren't bad.  They are turn based RPGs with random battles that are pretty forgiving and the mechanics aren't bad.  Also the second one is the last game released on the GBC in the US and I got it cheap and new on Amazon a few months back to keep shrink wrapped as a collectors item.

#12 Posted by Vexxan (4620 posts) -

I liked the first PC games but other than that the LEGO game's pretty darn good.

#13 Posted by MaFoLu (1858 posts) -

I really liked the first three.

I probably wouldn't think they were that great if I were to go back to them now, but I really enjoyed them when I was younger.

#14 Posted by Hyperfludd (373 posts) -

I remember a game based on the first book/movie on the GBA. It took up a lot of my time, so I guess it had to be some kind of enjoyable.

It's also possible I might of just been on..uh, a Potter high.

#15 Posted by McBEEF (360 posts) -

The first 3 on pc were actually pretty good (at least when I was a kid), and I thought the lego harry potter game was great! Ive heard the 5th game is ok? never played it though

#16 Posted by Cheesebob (1236 posts) -

@bigmuffpi: After all these replies...yes it is.

#17 Posted by Orestes (39 posts) -

yeah, Chamber of Secrets ( nr 2 ) on the original xbox was great ( if nostalgia serves me right ). Or.. remembering not hating it atleast.

Lego HP is allright enough. But my nitpicky thing about all Lego games are those times when YOU don't remember what happend in the movies, but that is the thing that the game wants you to do. But you don't get any help from the game either.

Lego Indy 1, at the boss fight with that huge russian guy near the plane. I actually forgot that that guy dies because of the plane. So i tried to kick his ass for like 15 minutes, before he suddenly happend to come into contact with the planes engine.

But, Lego HP is fun enough, if you'r a fan

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