Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Isnt the Next Pokmon Go. Good

When developer Niantic launched Pokémon Go in the summer of 2016, it did so at maximum velocity. The game’s blend of simple mechanics and next-level augmented reality sparked a months-long stretch of virality, followed by years of low-key dominance. Niantic partnered with WB Games for its followup, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, which debuted Thursday on iOS and Android. And while it checks many of the same boxes—source material with a rabid fanbase, innovative AR—it’s decidedly its own experience. That’s no small praise. It must have been tempting to turn Wizards Unite into Pokémon 2.0. Just sub in fantastic beasts for pocket monsters, wizards for trainers, and ride the fan service all the way to Gringotts. But while there are some …

Heres What 29 Actors From Harry Potter Are Doing Now

The Harry Potter series has, undoubtedly, been one of the most memorable phenomena of our generation with millions of kids, teens, and adults burying their faces in the books or watching the magic on-screen in suspending disbelief. And while the themes of Hogwarts and magic are still kept alive with the Fantastic Beast series just unfolding, it’s hard to deny that the original feeling of wizardry started fading the moment everyone watched Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2. Despite the fact that many of the young actors started their careers with the Harry Potter film series, they grew up in front of the entire world as the sequels came out, and as things reached their end, they …

Author Posts Funny Situations That A Modern Muggle-Born Would Experience At Hogwarts

You would have to live in a completely different universe to not be aware of the Harry Potter phenomenon. Even if you weren’t one of those diehard fans who anticipated every book release, saving up pennies or making your birthday wishes very apparent to your parents, you still have either witnessed the hype or at least watched the movies, right? But the recent years could be regarded as a great proof that the Harry Potter series wasn’t just a crazy fad that died out once the movies were done. With new Fantastic Beasts movies still rolling out and attracting crowds to the theaters, Potterheads big and small still remind the world that they exist. And as magical memes still land, …