It was a childhood dream that came true when the Pokemon Go game was released in 2016 by Niantic. Unless you have been living under a rock for the last couple of years, you have probably heard of how it swept the nation. You might have also spotted the many trainers running around with their heads fixated on their smartphones while keeping themselves busy in the augmented world catching Pokémon and defending gyms against enemies.
There was always something to do as a Pokemon trainer and the biggest issue for players was running out of battery (and battery packs) while scouring the landscape for new Pokémon and leveling up their current ones. Niantic managed to recreate a familiar universe in a new format and changed the standard for augmented and location-based games.
It also became clear that storytelling does
Niantics new game: Harry Potter Wizards Unite
Inspired by the J.K Rowling’s Wizarding World comes a brand new immersive location-based augmented reality game! In Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, new wizards are enrolled as members of the Statute of Secrecy Task Force and tasked with helping combat and contain recurring breaches of magic to the muggle world and to safeguard the Wizarding World from risk of exposure.
Dust off your wand and join forces with fellow witches to track down magical occurrences in the real world. The game will be packed with excitement and merges perfectly into the Wizarding World with attention to detail and immersive missions, much like the situations Harry, Hermione
Compared to Pokemon Go, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite has a more complex universe, complete with its own alternative reality and depiction of historical events and mythical elements. This wealth of information will boost the experience further, complimenting every task or reference made in the game and offering a more immersive gaming experience.
Just imagine taking part in a Quidditch match and casting spells to keep the chasers off your back as you reach out to grab the golden snitch. There is plenty of lore and history to draw from the Wizarding World. Even with the sparse information currently available online about the mobile game, it looks very interesting. The game is being developed by Niantic, who will undoubtedly use