New Harry Potter Game Arrives This Fall

BOOM widget 117393 The latest game inspired by the films that are based on J.K. Rowling's acclaimed fantasy series Harry Potter will arrive on just about every platform imaginable this fall, publisher Electronic Arts has revealed.

Taking its cues from the film of the same name, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince has Harry and his wand-waggling friends exploring the open world of Hogwarts as they dabble in day-to-day scholarly affairs, play Quidditch, and attempt to learn more of the fabled Half-Blood Prince. A sole screenshot accompanied today's announcement.

Due out on PC, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii, Nintendo DS, PSP, and Mac alongside the theatrical release this fall, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is being developed by EA Bright Light, which has handled past Harry Potter games.