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Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is unsurprisingly shutting down very soon

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is unsurprisingly shutting down very soon

It probably shouldn't come as a surprise by now that Niantic Labs may or may not push through with games other than Pokemon GO. While that mobile AR title continues to bring in users and profits, other excursions have failed to take root and see the same success. That includes not only its original title, Ingress, but also a game that didn't even fully launch. Harry Potter: Wizards Unite has apparently lost the fight, as well, and will be going dark in about three months.

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OnePlus Watch Harry Potter limited edition will really need some magic

OnePlus Watch Harry Potter limited edition will really need some magic

Nostalgia is a very strong emotion and one that can be capitalized on almost too easily. That has been proven by many successful crowdfunded campaigns, as well as hot-selling items like retro consoles in miniature forms. OnePlus is now tapping on that same feeling to sell a new limited edition of its OnePlus Watch. And if this throwback to the earliest days of Harry Potter is any indication, it will really need some of that wizarding magic to sell well.

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LEGO CON event revealed

LEGO CON event revealed

The first ever official LEGO CON event was revealed this week with a promise of 2 hours of non-stop LEGO action. The LEGO Group said that LEGO CON would take place on June 26, 2021, at noon-2PM ET / 9-11AM PT. This event will cover LEGO VIDIO, Star Wars, Technic, Ninjago, DOTS, Minecraft, Harry Potter, and Super Mario.

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OnePlus Watch Harry Potter leak is something we never saw coming

OnePlus Watch Harry Potter leak is something we never saw coming

Every so often, OnePlus makes partnerships with brands and franchise holders in order to advertise both its devices as well as another company's products. So far, those partnerships have been limited to phones, mostly because those are its main products anyway. The arrival of the OnePlus Watch, however, also comes the opportunity for new ties and the company may have pulled enough strings to pull of a OnePlus Watch Harry Potter Limited Edition.

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Hogwarts Legacy delayed like every other game in recent memory

Hogwarts Legacy delayed like every other game in recent memory

Throughout the past year, there's been no shortage of game delays. These delays have included high profile titles like Cyberpunk 2077 and Halo Infinite, and now it seems we have one more game to add to the very long list: Hogwarts Legacy. The Harry Potter-themed role playing game was first confirmed back in September, and now it appears that it won't be here as soon as anticipated.

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Long-rumored Harry Potter RPG is real and it’s called Hogwarts Legacy

Long-rumored Harry Potter RPG is real and it’s called Hogwarts Legacy

For quite some time now, we've been hearing rumors about a Harry Potter RPG that's being crafted by Warner Bros' Avalanche Software. The game suffered a few different leaks and has been the subject of a lot of speculation among Harry Potter fans, and today, it was finally revealed. Warner Bros, Avalanche Software, and Portkey Games revealed the title as Hogwarts Legacy, and apparently, it's set long before many of the characters in Harry Potter even existed.

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Spotify’s Harry Potter at Home has celebrities reading the first book

Spotify’s Harry Potter at Home has celebrities reading the first book

A new project called 'Harry Potter at Home' has tasked several celebrities with reading the first book in the Harry Potter series, giving fans something new to enjoy while isolated at home. The sessions are being shared on Spotify where anyone can watch the videos and/or listen to the audio. First up in the series is movie star Daniel Radcliffe.

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Harry Potter RPG built entirely in Minecraft is years in the making

Harry Potter RPG built entirely in Minecraft is years in the making

Minecraft is one of those strokes of genius that may have left you wondering what took so long for someone to make it. Its open-world platform has become the home for many virtual worlds, including those that tie into some existing franchise. Sometimes that becomes an official promo but, most of the time, it takes the collective effort of fans to recreate a familiar universe in the blocky world. That's exactly what is now about to burst to the public with an unofficial Harry Potter RPG that puts all the iconic places and objects of the fictional world in Minecraft.

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NYC history lives in new world’s-largest Harry Potter store

NYC history lives in new world’s-largest Harry Potter store

The first official Harry Potter flagship store was announced to be opening in New York City in 2020. This store will be three floors high, covering over 20,000 square feet of retail space. Inside, Warner Bros promises "a number of exciting retail experiences that evoke the magic of the Wizarding World."

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