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POTTERMORE - To Be Online Gaming Site For Harry Potter Fans | Rumor

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"The owls are gathering..." Though she hung up her proverbial quill back in 2007 with the 7th and last Harry Potter novel, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, author J.K. Rowling busied herself behind the scene for the 4 years, including the upcoming movie said to be the most anticipated Summer 2011 blockbuster. Along the way, Rowling was getting a side project ready, something called POTTERMORE. As previews of this online addition to the Harry Potter world begin to spread, countless speculations flooded dedicated forums on the Internet. Will it be a Harry Potter reference site? An interactive version of the novels? Or online gaming site? This morning, The London Times "leaked" some of the details about POTTERMORE and that it will be an online game with real prizes hidden around the real world, in the U.S. And England to be exact. What is not known, however, is how immersive will be gamers' experience or will it just be a marketing campaign like many online game these days. In the meantime, the countdown to the official announcement is down to 16 hours and 30 minutes... via: Wired