LEGO Harry Potter Collection

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Percentile Rank

LEGO Harry Potter Collection is ranked in the 52nd percentile of games scored on OpenCritic.

Rating Summary

Based on 27 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

72

Top Critic Average

41%

Critics Recommend

Based on 27 critic reviews

Score Distribution

Unscored Reviews

Attack of the Fanboy
Yes
Yes
Oct 30, 2018

Tons of content is available to play through, all fitting into the niche that TT Games has established for their LEGO franchise titles. Players will get a fun, lighthearted retelling of their favorite movies, all with a LEGO makeover layered on top.

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Nintendojo
B
B
Nov 16, 2018

Having two whole games worth of content can also be seen as a double-edged sword depending on how you feel about repetition and collectibles. In short, it’s another solid Lego game with all the good and bad that come with the franchise

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Scored Reviews

The Games Den
5 / 5
5 / 5
Nov 30, 2016

A great revisit to Hogwarts that is enough to keep anyone busy (no matter how old)

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Nintendo Times
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Oct 29, 2018

Lego Harry Potter Collection offers Switch owners a fantastic and fun thrill ride through the Harry Potter universe. While not as expansive as newer Lego games, this 2010 throwback holds up incredibly well and is still bursting with the charm that put Harry Potter and Lego games on the map in the first place.

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NintendoWorldReport
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Oct 31, 2018

After all is said and done, the LEGO Harry Potter Collection really is a fun game and with this being the definitive collection, it is the best way to play. Of course, you can get this on Xbox One or PS4, but you can only take the Switch version with you when you go see the next Fantastic Beasts film.

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IGN Italy
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Nov 4, 2016

A good remaster for the two LEGO Harry Potter games: the games' structure is a little outdated, if compared to the most recent LEGO games, but going back to Hogwarts is always a pleasure.

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COGconnected
80 / 100
80 / 100
Nov 7, 2016

The gameplay is fairly simple, yet executed perfectly.

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Worth Playing
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Dec 20, 2016

Even with the advancements done to the formula over the years, the LEGO Harry Potter Collection remains a solid game for fans. Gameplay remains simple enough for kids to enjoy, but the amount of content packed into each title ensures they'll still be working on it long after the campaigns have been finished. The enhancements due to the platform jump aren't truly significant, but they help make an already clean-looking game shine just a tiny bit more. Unless you've played these to death on previous consoles, this is certainly a game that deserves to be checked out by those who still adore the LEGO games without question.

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Digital Chumps
7.8 / 10.0
7.8 / 10.0
Oct 31, 2016

Tt Games did a wonderful job with bringing the world of Harry Potter to life through the LEGO Harry Potter Collection and remastering the experience onto the PlayStation 4. The games certainly show their age, but they’re still a blast, especially if you’re a Harry Potter fanatic.

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COGconnected
76 / 100
76 / 100
Nov 12, 2018

Despite later LEGO games being more polished and streamlined, LEGO Harry Potter holds up surprisingly well.

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AbsoluteXbox
3.8 / 5.0
3.8 / 5.0
Nov 10, 2018

For both young and old or new and returning players, there’s hours of Potter themed fun to be found within.

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Next Gen Base
7.5 / 10.0
7.5 / 10.0
Oct 25, 2016

The LEGO Harry Potter Collection is a great LEGO game that pays tribute to the Harry Potter fantastically, and humorously. Whilst there is quite the disappointment that there was no extra content made for players who have already completed these on the PlayStation 3, this is a perfect chance for those, like myself, to get into and go through the whole Harry Potter adventure, LEGO Style! It’s not perfect by any means, but this is another franchise where the LEGO format fits perfectly.

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Gamerheadquarters
7.5 / 10.0
7.5 / 10.0
Oct 30, 2016

The LEGO Harry Potter Collection is a great set of LEGO games brought together in one solid package.

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Screen Rant
Oct 30, 2018

LEGO Harry Potter Collection offers fun even if it doesn't offer anything new.

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Nintendo Life
7 / 10
7 / 10
Oct 29, 2018

While LEGO Harry Potter Collection is one of the oldest instalments in the overall series still in current-gen circulation, it's aged remarkably well. Despite lacking some of the subtle changes the franchise has benefited from in the years since, the use of Hogwarts as a vast and secret-filled hub, a huge collection of characters to collect from across all eight films and a clever use of the Harry Potter licence makes for a remaster that only enhances Nintendo Switch's growing LEGO library. If you've played nothing but the recent LEGO games then it may, at times, feel a little old and basic, but this fantastic beast hasn't entirely lost its magic yet.

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High-Def Digest
Nov 9, 2016

The 'LEGO Harry Potter Collection' is a fancy-free, funny and robust brickified version of the eight Harry Potter movies. The current asking price of $50 may be a little steep, considering these are 5 year old games without additional content. One to watch once it hits a more comfortable price point. Worth a look, but only if you don't already own the games.

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Worth Playing
7 / 10.0
7 / 10.0
Feb 5, 2019

All in all, The LEGO Harry Potter Collection on Switch is a fun game that is suited for all ages, and it's best played with a friend or family member.

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ThisGenGaming
7 / 10.0
7 / 10.0
Oct 28, 2016

If you haven’t played any of the Lego Harry Potter games before then I’d recommend picking this up at some point. If you have played them then I personally don’t think you need to return to Lego Hogwarts. I don’t feel that it’s worth the current asking price but maybe you will and you do get a good amount of content in the package. I just feel like more could have been done to improve this collection when other HD remasters have set the bar higher.

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Spaziogames
7 / 10.0
Spaziogames

Top Critic

7 / 10.0
Nov 14, 2016

A funny, relaxing installment of the LEGO franchise, this is suitable for any Harry Potter fan who missed the original games.

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Pure Playstation
7 / 10.0
7 / 10.0
Oct 20, 2016

It's a fun visit to go back to Harry's magical world with the LEGO Harry Potter Collection, it's just a shame that more wasn't done to warrant the relatively high price.

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Push Square
7 / 10
7 / 10
Nov 1, 2016

The LEGO Harry Potter Collection is just as good, if not better, than it was back on the PlayStation 3. Having both games bundled in a collection makes it feel like you're playing one lengthy game rather than two relatively short ones. There are still a few niggling mechanical issues present and the boss battles are disappointing, however fans of both Harry Potter and the LEGO games will find something to enjoy here.

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EGM
7 / 10.0
EGM

Top Critic

7 / 10.0
Nov 9, 2018

A return to Hogwarts to relive Harry Potter’s school years, this remaster features an enjoyable adventure for fans who haven’t taken this trip before. Though the games are still fun to play, the experience doesn’t offer anything new (other than updated graphics) from the original releases. While the Harry Potter movie world keeps expanding, game fans get a rehash, which is something of a downer. If you haven’t played the Lego Harry Potter games before, this is a great package in terms of value and sheer amount of gameplay. Otherwise, it would be better to play one of the newer releases in the franchise.

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GameSpace
7 / 10.0
7 / 10.0
Nov 6, 2018

Lego Harry Potter Collection for the Nintendo Switch is a nice, complete edition to the Switch's library. It being an eight-year-old port, the game does lack some of the conveniences we've come to enjoy in modern day Lego games.

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Expansive
7 / 10
7 / 10
Nov 13, 2016

TT have done just the right amount of tinkering so that the games’ stand out with a noticeably fresh lick of paint. They’re no longer the best LEGO games and they’re not perfect, but I’m happy they have their place on current gen

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PlayStation LifeStyle
6 / 10.0
6 / 10.0
Oct 24, 2016

If you enjoyed these games the first time and just want more Trophies for your collection, then by all means, jump in a second time. But if you missed LEGO Harry Potter back then, it’s far too rough to come back to now. TT Games has improved their games so much since these, and the LEGO Harry Potter Collection has too many problems, old and new, to recommend to Harry Potter fans.

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Cubed3
6 / 10
6 / 10
Jan 5, 2019

For anyone out there who is a fan of Harry Potter, LEGO, and videogames, LEGO Harry Potter Collection just might be the safest bet imaginable. Both titles within are overflowing with Traveller's Tales' affection for charming production values and easily-accessible gameplay, and Xbox One's enhanced frame-rate and resolution breathes new life into what was already a lovingly-crafted world. The formula does wear itself thin at times, and players might even feel like they're just going through the motions, yet it's doubtful that they'll ever regret their days spent at LEGO Hogwarts.

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VGChartz
6 / 10
6 / 10
Nov 11, 2018

With a friendly approach to gaming, a warm sense of humor, and lots of content, the HP Collection is a good investment for younger and/or less accomplished gamers.

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