It’s no real surprise coders are clamoring for a piece of the relatively untapped goldmine that is the Harry Potter IP. Jam City’s Harry Potter Hogwarts Mystery Hack is the first mobile game to have a stab at it, promising to let players work their way from a lowly first year scholar to full fledged wizard.
While it fulfills this offer, it will hit you up for to get there. Just like you begin to get whisked away to the world of Hogwarts, you slam into the first of many paywalls.
A new story in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter
The backstory of Harry Potter Hogwarts Mystery Hack is in fact one of it’s best tips. You play as a new university student at Hogwarts four years following the birth of Harry Potter. This implies the The Young man Who Resided and his friends don’t make an appearance, although game is filled up with references fans will love.
The game has a strong figure creation system for customizing the looks of your avatar nevertheless, you see fit. Some plastic items need to be unlocked by leveling up (or purchased), nevertheless, you can transform your appearance or even your name at any time.
After the preliminary excitement of finding your official popularity letter to Hogwarts, a dialog with your new closest friend Rowan (who is female or male depending on your character’s gender) shows that your older sibling was expelled and disappeared shortly afterwards.
Jam City put in two years crafting the game’s story, and it even features the voices of Michael Gambon and Dame Maggie Smith reprising their roles as Teacher Dumbledore and Teacher McGonagall, amongst others. It’s really cool to have the ability to finally play through the Hogwarts experience and interact with countless people from the original series.
The graphics are good in Harry Potter Hogwarts Mystery Hack, with rather well-animated, Sims-esque personas. The legendary Hogwarts Express also makes an appearance, as well as Diagon Alley and the normal rooms of most four houses.