Harry Potter: Magic Awakened is a free-to-play Android role-playing game that puts you in the centre of magic and mystery as a first-year student at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. You can compete in multiplayer duels to hone your skills as a witch or wizard and rise amongst the ranks of great former students of the legendary school.
Harry Potter: Magic Awakened is incomparable as far as gameplay options go. If you like collecting cards, try Magic: The Gathering Arena, and if you’re a bigger fan of the combat side of the game, give Combat Magic a try.
Graphics and performance
In most cases, Harry Potter: Magic Awakened exampled of smooth graphical experience with minor lag depending on settings and user preferences. There are a few instances of bugs in general performance issues but these will likely be addressed in a subsequent update. Overall, the visual environment is aesthetically pleasing and optimised for peak mobile performance. As long as you have Android 4.4 and up you shouldn't experience any major issues.
Many ways to play
Harry Potter: Magic Awakened presents you with numerous ways to enjoy your experience at Hogwarts. If you're a fan of the Harry Potter franchise you enjoy staple locations like Diagon Alley, the forbidden forest and first-year dorms. New players to the franchise will have ample opportunity to learn all the spells, character connections and lore that this incredible school of witchcraft and wizardry has to offer.
The game also offers interesting additional dynamics such as impressive socialization options with other players, the ability to decorate a shared dormitory, and even ways to cooperatively attend classes at the legendary school.
Increasing its relevance in the modern gaming ecosystem even further, Harry Potter: Magic Awakened also features a duelling club. This is a dedicated functionality within which you will be able to face off with aspiring wizards and witches online in either a 1v1 or 2v2 multiplayer game. While an incredible addition to the otherwise jam-packed game, this feature is not without its issues often played with bugs that impede your ability to level attacks in a timely fashion.
A new take on the legendary school
In the past, Harry Potter games have always sought to bring back the original magic and mystery of the novels and the subsequent cinematic universe. Harry Potter: Magic Awakened, however, takes the idea of returning to Hogwarts school of witchcraft and wizardry and turns it into a comprehensive battle and life simulator.
In the same breath, it retains the magic mayhem and intrigue the Harry Potter franchise has always been known for.