They may have got lost amid the excitement surrounding the PlayStation 4, but Sony turned the pages on two new Wonderbook titles last week. Building on the success of Wonderbook: Book of Spells, both Wonderbook: Walking with Dinosaurs and Wonderbook: Book of Potions hope to convince you to dust off your hardback-based peripheral and worm...
Harry Potter spin-off could have sold better
Wonderbook: Book of Spells was a fine experiment that failed to cast a charm on as many consumers as Sony expected. Despite a strong marketing push in Europe, SCEUK’s Fergal Gara has admitted that the innovative title “could have sold better”, even though it did “respectively well”. “I am...
L.A. Noire for kids
Intriguing augmented reality adventure Wonderbook: Diggs Nightcrawler has bookmarked a May release date in Europe. The title – which takes advantage of Sony’s page-turning peripheral – sees you assume the role of a budding detective, as you attempt to solve a series of crimes in an eye-catching film noir world. You can...
Once upon a time
Sony will conjure Wonderbook: Book of Spells onto store shelves later this week – over seven years after the magical adventure was originally conceived. Chatting with VG247 at an industry event in London, art director Masami Kochi explained that the family friendly idea pre-dates even the PlayStation 3. “Back in 2005, when I...
A kind of magic
If you’re looking for a decent stocking-filler this Christmas, UK retailer GameStation is running a magical deal. At the time of writing you can score a 12GB PlayStation 3 console with a copy of Wonderbook: Book of Spells, a Wonderbook accessory, a PlayStation Move motion controller, and a PlayStation Eye camera for – wait for it...
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