Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them swooped into South African cinemas this last week. We’ve already reviewed the movie, now we’re playing the Fantastic Beasts mobile game called Fantastic Beasts: Cases From The Wizarding World.
Platforms: Android and iOS
Reviewed On: iPhone 6s running iOS 10.1.1
Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Release Date: 17 November 2016
Price: Free with in-app purchases
The Fantastic Beasts mobile game sees you as a witch or wizard who is offered a position at the Ministery of Magic’s Department of the Regulation and Control of Magical Creatures. You’re assigned to different mysterious magical cases of lost magical creatures that need your help finding. You’re helped along the way by friends, with a skilled witch, Matilda Grimblehawk as your new magical partner.
The main goal of the Fantastic Beasts mobile game is to find objects in a series of puzzles to unlock clues to discover new locations and magical beasts, objects, currency, and creatures. By collecting items and unlocking locations you move one step closer to solving the magical cases in the Fantastic Beasts mobile game. You’re required to perform numerous magical tasks like casting spells and brewing magical potions to move closer to solving the case you’ve been assigned to.
If you’re a fan of everything magical, you might feel like the new Fantastic Beasts mobile game is reminiscent of Pottermore, before it drank pollyjuice potion and got a new look. You will be delighted to find references from both the Harry Potter and the new Fantastic Beasts franchises, which new and old fans will love to discover. The Fantastic Beasts mobile game combines magical elements from the wizarding world created by J.K. Rowling, which includes things, creatures, references and locations fans are sure to recognise. Some of our favourite magical references in the Fantastic Beasts mobile game comes from locations unlocked like the Leaky Cauldron and magical beasts like a Hippogriff and Bowtruckles. The sights and sounds are all familiar but presented in a cool new way in the Fantastic Beasts mobile game.
Think of the Fantastic Beasts mobile game as a type of Criminal Case and Mystery Manor with a magical element to it.
The Fantastic Beasts mobile game might sound simple, but the puzzles become more difficult the further you progress. Also, you can quickly become addicted to the Fantastic Beasts mobile game thanks to it gradually becoming more challenging and fun. There’s a Fantastic Beasts mobile game Leaderboard which is yet another reason for players to continue playing the game, always trying to move further up.
The characters in the game have been beautifully created and dialogue feels relatively natural for a Fantastic Beasts mobile game. Each reappearing character has a bit of development going on which makes them relevant and fun to have around.
We love the depth of detail created in the new Fantastic Beasts mobile game. You will be delighted to discover plenty obvious and subtle magical references from both the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them franchises in the Fantastic Beasts mobile game. The places, things, sounds, and general atmosphere of the Fantastic Beasts mobile game will feel familiar to fans of the magical franchises. Some of the character dialogue is a bit annoying at first, but you soon delve into the story in the Fantastic Beast mobile game and will be hanging on their every word once the game has you in its claws.
Challenges getting increasingly difficult, the Leaderboard, and character development makes you come back often to play the Fantastic Beasts mobile game.
Be sure to watch the magical movie showing at cinemas right now and to playing the fun Fantastic Beasts mobile game.