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Harry Potter Expands To Gaming World

Posted January 3, 2002 4:38 a.m. EST

— The magic of "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" is expanding to the gaming world. Technology reporter Tom Lawrence went to Hogwarts school and shows us how to play.

EA Games produces the Harry Potter games, based on his first year at Hogwarts. Players can meet Harry's friends and his enemies, go to class and learn tricks.

"Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" comes in four game formats: The Sony Playstation, Game Boy Advance, Game Boy Color and PC.

The Playstation version is an action adventure. The PC version is a puzzle adventure game. For Game Boy Color, it is a role playing adventure and the Game Boy Advance version features action, puzzles and mini-games.