Amazon's annual Prime Day event, which has become a veritable summertime Black Friday, kicked off today with an enormous number of deals on items throughout Amazon's expansive product catalog. Many bloggers and retail analysts have even made the claim that Amazon's Prime Day deals are better than those shoppers can find during the holiday season Black Friday and Cyber Monday events.
Out of nowhere this week Nintendo released Dr. Mario World for mobile devices. This is the second iOS title to star Nintendo's mascot, Mario, the first being Super Mario Run. Unlike Super Mario Run, which was $10 for the full version, Dr. Mario World is free to download. Nintendo figured out there is more money in microtransactions than charging a one time premium fee. You can download the game from the Apple App Store.
Cat Condo 2 is a therapeutic tapping title where there is no real major goal. All you do is build your own cat tower and populate it with different types of cats by combining them. You start with a basic kitty, then combine two of those to unlock a "sneaky cat," then you repeat the process over and over until you unlock all 32 cats.
The dream of a completely self-contained Apple Watch came closer to reality with the addition of cellular data. While many functions of the iPhone can be accomplished with just the watch, taking photos is conspicuously absent. Third-party accessories which add a camera to the Apple Watch are available, but Apple has raised eyebrows itself with a recently awarded patent.
The long awaited Harry Potter game from Pokémon Go creator, Niantic, is finally here. Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is an augmented reality title where players are recruited by the Statute of Secrecy Task Force (SOS) to help solve the mystery of the Calamity, a worldwide phenomenon that has leaked artefacts, creatures and people into the Muggle world.