Tag Archive: harry potter

Expecto Matrimonium! The Harry Potter wedding proposal

Ron and Hermione? Pfft. Two Harry Potter fans are on their way to the altar, thanks to a proposal Dumbledore himself would have approved of. When Rachel Allison met Jaquie Richards in college,… Continue reading

Invisibility cloak ‘appears’ at TED Talks

The Elder Wand and Resurrection Stone may still be locked away in J. K. Rowling’s imagination, but the third Deathly Hallow made a rare appearance on stage in Long Beach this week. Baile… Continue reading

J.K. Rowling, Sony pact for ‘Wonderbook’

J.K. Rowling is about to cast a spell on PlayStation owners. The author of the “Harry Potter” series and Sony on Monday announced a collaboration that includes new stories from the wizarding world… Continue reading

America’s Radio News Network – March 29

Every Thursday, I join Chris Salcedo and Lori Lundin on the mid-day edition of America’s Radio News Network to discuss trends and news in the technology and video game space. Today’s topics were… Continue reading

Does Transmedia Work?

In June, the Syfy Channel and THQ debuted “Red Faction: Origins,” a television movie that not only received decent reviews, but was also the test pilot for a potential series.  Days later, the… Continue reading

J.K. Rowling’s Pottermore now accepting enrollments

Turns out that Hogwarts isn’t an easy school to get into. Pottermore, J.K. Rowling’s interactive Website for fans of her Harry Potter series (as well as the only place to buy eBook versions… Continue reading

Why are movie games so bad?

It’s not that often that you can definitively point to the beginning of a trend. But when it comes to really bad video games based on movies, there’s a pretty clear starting point.… Continue reading

Pottermore: Less games, more reading

Harry Potter is going digital, but he’s bypassing the gaming world for the literary one. Despite early reports – and an alleged leaked memo – that indicated Pottermore would be an online game… Continue reading

Secret of J.K. Rowling’s Pottermore revealed

For the past few weeks, the Web has been buzzing about J. K. Rowling’s mysterious Pottermore project. And while details won’t be officially unveiled until Thursday, all signs are pointing to it being… Continue reading

App Review: Scene It? Harry Potter HD

Even if you’ve seen all of the Harry Potter films and have a good knowledge of the series’ mythology, you’re bound to stumble across some head-scratchers in Scene It? Harry Potter HD. The app… Continue reading