• Hogwarts Legacy Review: A Magical Experience

    This Hogwarts Legacy review is going to address the gameplay and plot

    Without a doubt, Harry Potter and the Wizarding World have made a cultural impact. For years, the series has released many video games for console, PC, and mobile. However, none of these games can compare to the marvel that is Hogwarts Legacy. In two weeks, this game sold 12 million copies. But is this video game the magical experience that is befitting of the Harry Potter legacy?

    Fantastic Plot and Endearing Characters

    One of the most important things about an RPG is its story and characters. Fortunately, Hogwarts Legacy blows players out of the water with its intriguing storyline. The player is put into an unusual situation of beginning Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in their fifth year. Under the mentorship of Professor Fig, the player is revealed to be able to see and wield Ancient Magic. As the story progresses,  the player must unravel the mystery behind Ancient Magic and stop Ragnok and his Goblins. The story weaves naturally into the world, mostly due to the endearing nature of its characters.

    In addition to Professor Fig, you will encounter charismatic professors that will teach you new spells, whimsical shopkeepers, and treasured friends. Over the course of the story, you will befriend four students from each house that will help you on your journey. They are:

    • Natsai Onai (Gryffindor)
    • Sebastian Sallow (Slytherin)
    • Amit Thakkar (Ravenclaw)
    • Poppy Sweeting (Hufflepuff)

    However, there is an entire cast of interesting students to befriend and interact with. All of them manage to find a special place in your heart. But that is nothing compared to the beautiful open world that this game provides.

    Beautiful Open World

    Nothing shows the love that game developers had for this game more than its world. The environments are simply breathtaking and show an attention to detail that other games fail to grasp. Since Hogwarts Castle and Hogsmeade have been popular and established locations portrayed in books and films, there was a lot of expectation. This game brings to life the locations from the books. You can explore the entirety of the castle (except for the other common rooms of rival houses). The amount of times that I got lost exploring just shows how vast the area is. However, you can adventure further than just the castle and Hogsmeade. As you play, you can explore the hamlets surrounding the Highlands of Scotland.

    Interesting Gameplay

    Although the magic system is not as advanced as I was expecting, the gameplay that Hogwarts Legacy offers is sleek and varied. The player gets to select from a handful of spells to equip, allowing you to create your own spell combinations to use in battle. While it takes a moment to figure out what combination works for you, it is fun to explore your options. Furthermore, you are also capable of using Ancient Magic in combat by throwing objects and creating powerful attacks. Outside of combat, you can care for magical creatures and fly around the open world on a broomstick. There is a variety of mounts that you can obtain in the game as you progress.

    A Magical Experience Worth the Buy

    There is so much that I could not add to this review to avoid spoiling the experience. There are some custom and unique side quests depending on which house your character belongs to. Furthermore, if you are part of the Harry Potter fan club, you can load your profile with

    It has been a long time since I have been fully engrossed in a game world. As a young child, I always dreamed of being a witch. Now I have the opportunity to live out my childhood dream. Anyone who is a fan of the franchise or open-world games should give this game a try!

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    The Beginner’s Guide To D&D

    The Beginners Guide To D&D

    A beginner’s Guide to D&D can be helpful for newcomers to this tabletop game. Many beginner guides go into detail about the game and its mechanics. However, the Player Handbook can only give you so much insight. Instead of rehashing the rules and mechanics, let’s go over some things that beginners will need to know for their first campaign.

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    Pokemon: Scarlet and Violet Glitches and All

    Pokemon: Scarlet and Violet

    Pokemon: Scarlet and Violet have been in the hot seat since its release. Reviews have been flooding in talking about the numerous problems with the latest installment of the franchise. From the terrible frame rate to the body horror glitches, Scarlet and Violet have the lowest Metacritic User Score to date. However, the decline of Pokemon is nothing new. With every release, people are becoming more and more frustrated with GameFreak. The question is…will the franchise change or continue its rapid decline?

    An Open World Pokemon Game

    Before we talk about everything that is broken with the latest additions to Pokemon’s core series, let’s talk about the positive changes and innovations to the game. This game took a big leap toward creating your own personal journey by allowing you to progress the story the way you want.

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    How to Make Slots Games Interesting

    It is no secret that slots can be quite boring sometimes. This is especially true when you are playing the same game over and over again. Thankfully, there are a few things that you can do in order to make slots more interesting.

    You can play slots on machines that have different themes. This is a great way to add some variety to your slots experience. If you get bored with one game, you can simply switch to another machine with a different theme.

    Another way to make slots more interesting is to play multiple games at the same time. This way, you will not get bored as easily because you will always have something new to play.

    You can also try playing slots with bonus features. These features can make the game more exciting and give you the chance to win more money.

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    Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special

    Director James Gunn has stressed the importance of watching The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special, calling it an “epilogue” to Phase 4 of the MCU and a “must watch” before Guardians 3.

    A fan reached out to Gunn on Twitter to ask whether the upcoming Holiday Special belongs to Phase 4 or Phase 5 of the MCU. In response, Gunn confirmed that it serves as a concluding act for the MCU’s Phase 4 despite being set between the events of Thor: Love and Thunder and the third Guardians movie, which is slated to debut as part of Phase 5 of the MCU next year.
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