Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Developer(s): EA Games
Publisher(s): EA Games (US, JP), Electronic Arts (EU), Electronic Arts Victor (JP)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Game review links: : 71/100
Game description: Be Harry Potter in a new adventure with more magic, friends, and danger. In his sophomore year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Harry stumbles upon a dark chapter in the school's past. In an effort to confront the powers at the heart of the Chamber of Secrets, you'll learn new spells, undertake new quests, make new friends, and challenge new adversaries. Do you dare take the chance that you might face the evil Lord Voldemort again?
||USA 2.20(10/02/2006), Game not playable. Game freezes in the first loading screen, tried switching GS settings (allow 8 bit textures, switched renderer between Hardware and software mode).|
||Europe v02.00(14/06/2004), Game crashes before entering the menus, Slow speed in loading and crash.|
||USA v02.20(10/02/2006), Game freezes in the first loading screen, tried switching GS settings (allow 8 bit textures, switched renderer between Hardware and software mode)|
||1.3.0 (svn r5927)||GSdx||
||USA v01.60(07/02/2002), Speedhacks: EE Cyclerate:2, Skip MPEG/FMV once memory card check has been completed. Gotta be quick! Game not playable. Game freezes on New Game, looking into it now.|
||1.3.0 (svn r5939)||GSdx||
||Europe v02.00(14/06/2004), Game will not go past memory check on default emulator settings. If SuperVU legacy is used, the game can progress to the menus and will work correctly up until that point.|
||1.3.0 (git 28-May-2014)||GSdx||
||USA v02.20(10/02/2006), Game freezes in the first loading screen.|
||1.5.0 (7th September 2017 build)||GSdx||SPU2-X||Europe v02.00 (14/06/2004). Game now fully playable. My patch is linked in the 'Known Issues' section. Compatibility report on the thread too, for further information.|
||1.5.0 (2nd November 2017 build)||GSdx||
||USA v01.60 (07/02/2002). Game playable with patch and Frame Buffer Conversion hack.|
- Original names: ハリー・ポッターと秘密の部屋 (SLPS-20234) & (SLPM-62513), Harry Potter und die Kammer des Schreckens (SLES-51194), Harry Potter en de Geheime Kamer (SLES-51218), Harry Potter e la Camera dei Segreti (SLES-51196), Harry Potter et la Chambre des Secrets (SLES-51193), Harry Potter och Hemligheternas Kammare (SLES-51217), Harry Potter y la Camara Secreta (SLES-51195), 해리포터와 비밀의 방 (SLPM-64528)
- Also known as Harry Potter to Himitsu no Heya (JP)
Game freezes during gameplay.
- Status: Fixed
- Type: Major
- Description: The game will not work properly since it will randomly crash.
- Workaround: This patch makes the game playable.
- Status: Fixed
- Type: Major
- Description: (Hardware Render) Graphical artifacts on the right quarter/third of the screen.
- As of November 2017 on the latest v1.5.0 development builds this issue can be fixed with enabling the "Frame Buffer Conversion" Hardware hack.
- For older versions use Direct3D with Partial CRC Hack Level.