Harry Potter – To delay, or not delay
The newest iteration in the Harry Potter series was set to debut on all major video game platforms this Fall, but Warner Bros. announced yesterday that the movie would be pushed back – all the way to next summer, in fact. Now EA is faced with a predicament: Should they delay the release of the games to coincide with the launch of the movie, or should the company stay on schedule and release it this November? EA is obviously struggling with the decision and can be seen through the words of one of the company’s representatives. “We are making a great game that Harry Potter fans will really enjoy — we are evaluating the impact of the movie date change.” Usually, video game movie titles are released before the movie counterparts, but never this far in advance. Eleven or so months might be pushing things!