He's featured in seven books that changed the face of children's literature. Five movies based on the books smashed box office records, and a sixth is due this summer. We're talking, of course, of Harry Potter. When a property is as popular as this, it's no surprise that dozens of video game tie ins will flood the shelves. Today, we take a look at the only title in the series to feature co-opgameplay. Don your robe, and grab a wand and a handful of "Every Flavor Jelly Beans" as we investigate the videogame adaptation of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.
I'll get one thing straight as we begin: I'm a bit of a Harry Potter nerd. I'm a teacher, and any teacher will tell you that Harry Potter has done more for the cause of children reading than anyone since Dr. Seuss. The books are just plain good, and fun to read. Harry Potter is a pop culture phenomenon. This immense popularity makes a Harry Potter game a good choice for this column. Our aim is to cover games that are kid friendly, plus those that are appealing to non standard gamers. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is a fine example of this kind of title.