Holy game bonanza bat geeks! So many titles were launched “just in time for Halloween” it’s hard to keep up. Most of them have been getting a lot of press, but a few are so new you may not have seen them yet. And, hiding in all that gaming goodness were a few very cool app releases as well. This week we look at five you may have missed. If we didn’t catch your new favorite please leave us a note in the comments below.

Zombieville USA 2

This simple sequel will have gamers shooting hoards of zombies to bits with all new weapons and enhanced graphics along with Game Center integration and even a wireless multiplayer mode. The casual undead fun is a perfect for halloween weekend.

$0.99
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2011-10-27 :: Category: Games

Codify

Create games and sims or bring to life your own app ideas on the iPad. Codify lets users code and includes a visual editor with a vector graphics tool, built-in game sound effects, complete in-line reference and even gets the accelerometer and multitouch screen into the show with this app that lets anyone try their hand at developing.

$9.99
iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad
Released: 2011-10-26 :: Category: Productivity

Oscura

From MTV Networks comes more eery fun. Oscura is a 2d platformer with a 3D feel, AirPlay support and a seriously goth tone. Keep the Dark Creatures at bay this All Hallow’s Eve.

$0.99
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2011-10-27 :: Category: Entertainment

Don’t Let the Pigeon Run This App

Mo Willems brings the Pigeon to iPad. Create unique Pigeon-staring stories with Mo at your side. Mo really voices the Pigeon, but the app allows users to record their voices too – part book, part creative toy, kids and creative types should have a lot of fun with this new digital publication from Disney.

$5.99
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2011-10-27 :: Category: Books

Songineer™ – Instant Composer

For those who want to make music, but lack the advanced training, enter Songineer – Instant Composer. It lets users instantly create great sounding tracks to share with friends on social media. Don’t expect auto-tune results, the app is packed with quality features including 20 unique instrument and drum kits galore to give any creation a unique feel and lots and lots of beat.

$4.99
iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
Released: 2011-10-25 :: Category: Music

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