LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 announced

Setting out to conclude the last three books, and final four films, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment have today announced that they are to release LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 later this year.

Currently in development by TT Games, fans will once again be able to follow Harry Potter’s heroic adventures as this LEGO title brings the series to a close, with players traversing new locations (such as Grimmauld Place, the Ministry of Magic, and Godric’s Hollow) as they prepare for the ultimate face-off against Lord Voldemort.

LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 builds upon the magical gameplay, lessons and potion-making skills learned in LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 in order to equip gamers with the tools necessary to challenge a host of new foes and some familiar ones (including He Who Must Not Be Named). The upcoming title is action-packed from start to finish, including loads of new lessons, spells, and bonus content for hours of family friendly gaming.

“In LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7, we are giving gamers a truly epic conclusion to the most successful movie franchise in history with delightful gameplay for fans of all ages,” comments Tom Stone, Managing Director of TT Games. “We have built upon the first game and are giving fans even more magical abilities, puzzle solving and exploration, in addition to our distinctive brand of hilarious LEGO humour and charm.”

Samantha Ryan, Senior Vice President of Development and Production at Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, adds “LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 offers Harry Potter and LEGO fans an immersive experience that is fun and accessible for players of all ages,” said “With this game, TT Games captures everything fans love about the Harry Potter universe – and adds a distinct LEGO twist.”

“This game is a game of magic! LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 distils the drama and action of Harry Potter‘s magical world, and then gives players the chance to immerse themselves in their favourite characters and environments, where they can discover new adventures and have great fun,” said Lisbeth Valther Pallesen, Executive Vice President, LEGO CED. “TT Games has successfully combined a deep appreciation of the Harry Potter story with signature LEGO humour and superior production capabilities in another fantastic LEGO video game.”

LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 will release in Q4 2011 for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, NGP, Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS and PC.

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After starting out with a Yellow Game Boy and a copy of Donkey Kong Land, Alex once hid in his room to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time one Christmas. Now he shares his thoughts on Nintendo Insider, keeping track of everything to do with Nintendo.

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