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Octodad: Dadliest Catch
Price: $4.99/£3.99 • Version: 1.0.8 • Size: 285 MB
The hilarious flopcore sensation finally comes to iOS in this bizarre game about ‘destruction, deception and fatherhood.’ Masquerading as a regular human dad, you must accomplish simple tasks with your unwieldy tentacles without revealing the fact that you’re secretly an octopus. And yes – you did read that right.
Price: Free • Version: 1.0.1 • Size: 10.2 MB
In the wake of the iPhone 6s’ new ‘Live Photos’ feature, Instagram has launched its own format for micro videos. Boomerang uses burst capture to create a looping video that goes back and forth over ten frames, infinitely playing and rewinding to create a cool, compelling effect.
Please, Don’t Touch Anything
Price: $4.99/£3.99 • Version: 1.0.1 • Size: 48.3 MB
Left to your own devices with nothing but a tantalizingly forbidden red button for company, what do you do? Since mentioning this cryptic puzzle game in a previous roundup, we’ve spent a bit more time solving its complex riddles. And touching everything.
Price: Free (+optional IAPs) • Version: 1.5 • Size: 82.2 MB
What better way to get ready for Halloween than by turning yourself into a zombie? Ditch the face paints and go digital with Zombify, which can turn your selfies into gruesome animated monsters to impress and scare your friends. Get yourself infected!
[UPDATE] Ghost Lens Pro+
$2.99/£2.49 $0.99/£0.79 • Version: 1.7 • Size: 46.3 MB
A fun camera toy that plays with transparency and overlays to help you make ghostly, atmospheric photos. Clone yourself, add spooky stickers or use the chilling new ‘out of body’ video feature added in the last update.
[UPDATE] Haunt the House
$2.99/£2.29 $1.99/£1.49 • Version: 1.4.0 • Size: 166 MB
Haunt your way through town as a mischievous ghost who can possess any object. Can you scare everyone out of the building by dawn? A new Ghost Train level has been added for Halloween, meaning this cute and original game now has a whole load of content to play through!
[UPDATE] Worms 4
$4.99/£3.99 $1.99/£1.99 • Version: 1.04 • Size: 142 MB
The battling invertebrates have really embraced Halloween, adding a themed update with a new Voodoo Doll weapon, and a big discount. There’s no better time to prime your bazookas and exploding sheep for combat!