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 she created that will be brought to live on the PlayStation 3.

Read more at Daily Variety

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 of the tomes, began the search for its first million members over the weekend – and the competition is tight.

Read more at Variety’s Technotainment blog

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 with real world prizes, author J.K. Rowling announced a different sort of experience Thursday morning with the formal unveiling of the site.

Read more at Yahoo! Games

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 an online game revolving around the Harry Potter universe.

A leaked memo has revealed Pottermore to be a persistent world that blends World of Warcraft with real world treasure hunts. Users will dig up clues, which will let them find prizes in the real world.

Read more at Yahoo! Games