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Harry Potter chapter written by bots is magically awful

Harry Potter chapter written by bots is magically awful

The group used two themed predictive keyboards-one for narration, the other for dialogue-to ghostwrite a hilarious chapter from "Harry Potter and the Portrait of What Looked Like a Large Pile of Ash" (the unofficial eighth book in Rowling's popular series).

We're as sure as we can be that Harry Potter Hogwarts Mystery is a free-to-play game. It's not clear what the time frame on the game will be, although playing in a post-Deathly Hallows Hogwarts could be interesting.

Hot on the mystic heels of Niantic's AR title Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, a second mobile game starring the cherubic master of the Dark Arts has been announced by Warner Bros.

No further details were revealed about the upcoming title, which is set to launch under Portkey Games, a new label dedicated to the "magic and adventures" of Rowling's wizarding world.

"Harry Potter" fans definitely have a lot to look forward to when it comes to the expansion of their favorite franchise.

Jam City is partnering with Warner Brothers to create the aptly named Portkey Games, to create games based on the wizarding world that so many of us fell in love with.

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J.K. Rowling has said there will never be another Harry Potter novel, and while we understand and respect that decision, it turns out if we want to read another one we don't really need her. And what exactly should we expect from the game?

"What an honor it is for Jam City to develop a mobile game for one of the largest and most iconic brands in history", co-founder and CEO of Jam City Chris DeWolfe said in a statement. With the help of their own own digital Polyjuice Potion, the creative geniuses at Botnick Studios transformed themselves into J.K. Rowling and created a new Harry Potter chapter written by bots.

Once the app is released in 2018, fans can download the app once it is released on the Amazon AppStore, Apple's App Store, and Google Play faster than you can say: "Quidditch!"

The sample chapter (titled The Handsome One) is "continuity-agnostic", so the plot makes very little sense - but it also reads exactly like a Harry Potter book.

It continues in this vein: nearly making sense, but mostly just gloriously bonkers, like: "To Harry, Ron was a loud, slow, and soft bird".


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