If you were at rAge this year, you would have seen the interesting looking Wonderbook: Book of Spells.
From SCE London Studios, Wonderbook is something completely unique, utilizing Move and an actual book of spells. Ster-Kinekor has announced that Wonderbrook: Book of Spells will be available in South Africa on 16 November 2012.
“Children will be able to step into the magic of the wizarding world through Wonderbook: Book of Spellsproduced in collaboration with Pottermore, J.K. Rowling’s unique and free-to-use website that builds an exciting online experience around the reading of the Harry Potter books,” reads the press release.
Wonderbook: Book of Spells is the first title to be published for the new PlayStation 3 peripheral, Wonderbook, which lets you discover, learn and practice spells from the Harry Potter books.
“Featuring new and exclusive writing from J.K. Rowling, Book of Spells creates a uniquely immersive spell-casting experience, in which fans will be able to learn and practise spells such as Incendio, Wingardium Leviosa and Expelliarmus.” – Sony.
J.K. Rowling claims, “Wonderbook: Book of Spells is the closest a Muggle can come to a real spell book. I’ve loved working with Sony’s creative team to bring my spells, and some of the history behind them, to life. This is an extraordinary device that offers a reading experience like no other.”
Mario Dos Santos, Ster Kinekor Entertainment CEO adds, “With the introduction of Wonderbook, it proves that that Sony continue to push the boundaries of interactive entertainment, using augmented reality to deliver a remarkably unique experience that the entire family can enjoy together.”