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Today is the Final Day of Harry Potter: Wizards Unite
Mischief managed. Forget the struggles, forget why it's ending, forget all of that for now. HPWU was a beautiful game that was part AR photography, part novel, part puzzle, and part collection challenge It dared to take chances with established characters like Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, and Hermione Granger It explored ideas of morality both present and[...]
Two Days Until Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Closes Forever
Once envisioned as a game that could reach the heights of Pokémon GO, the developers announced that they would be abandoning HPWU in Fall 2021 Since then, we have moved closer to the final date, January 31st, slowly losing aspects of the game First, it was removed from the app store Then, the long-running narrative wrapped up[...]
Two Days Until Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Closes Forever
Once envisioned as a game that could reach the heights of Pokémon GO, the developers announced that they would be abandoning HPWU in Fall 2021 Since then, we have moved closer to the final date, January 31st, slowly losing aspects of the game First, it was removed from the app store Then, the long-running narrative wrapped up[...]
Final Dragon Event is Now Live in Harry Potter: Wizards Unite
The final Oddities Event has begun in Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. With less than a month left now until the game is rendered unplayable by Niantic, let's get into the details of this event before HPWU is hit with the Killing Curse. Harry Potter: Wizards Unite graphic Credit: Niantic Here are the full details of the Dragon Oddities Event in Harry[...]
Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Event Review: Battle For Secrecy Part 1
Niantic has certainly lowered the bar regarding the difficulty of the tasks, which is quite a good thing, as the events of HPWU have always been significantly more difficult than, say, the research in Pokémon GO In its final months, the difficulty of HPWU eased up to demonstrate what it would've felt like if Niantic had designed this[...]
Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Fans: Niantic Delays Are “Last Straw”
But this giant **** YOU to the HPWU players over the past month has led me to an Unbreakable Vow that I will never, EVER play another WB or Niantic game again, nor will I spend one penny of real money (or even Google Play credit, for that matter) in Ingress… if I continue to[...]
Battle For Secrecy Part 1 Goes Live in Harry Potter: Wizards Unite
As we approach the final chapter of [HPWU], which will be officially closing on January 31, 2022, don't forget that there are plenty of other games developed by Niantic and Warner Bros Games, as well as other Portkey Games titles that you may enjoy […] We are grateful for each one of you in our[...]