What are the hottest new apps and games on the App Store right now? These!

There are over a million and a half apps for iPhone and iPad and the number just keeps growing. Every day new and newly updated apps hit the App Store, and it's impossible to keep up with all of them. Luckily, you don't have to. All you have to do is bookmark this page and come back every day. When you do, we'll have the best of the best new apps and games waiting for you!

Best new apps

This week on the App Store, AT&T has launched its TV streaming service, get the latest news on the go, make your own custom holiday cards, and send your voice out into the cosmos.

DirecTV Now, Hyper News, Greetings

  • DirecTV Now - AT&T has at last launched its TV streaming service, offering live and on-demand access to over 120 channels. You can sign up now for a free 7-day trial, after which you'll need to pay for a package starting at $35 per month. - Free - Download Now
  • Hyper News - Watch videos on the latest news on the go. Hyper News automatically pre-loads the newest videos to the app whenever you're on Wi-Fi, letting you access them even when you're offline. - Free - Download Now
  • Greetings - Much like Apple's discontinued Cards app, Greetings allows you to create your own greeting cards and send them around the world. Pick from more than 50 templates, then customize the card with photos and messages. - Free - Download Now
  • #LAUGH - Create your own piece of custom art, called a 'star' using just the sound of your voice. Vote for your favorite piece with the rest of the community, and the 'star' with the most likes will be 3D-printed aboard the International Space Station. - Free - Download Now

Best new games

This week, go on an adventure with the Powerpuff Girls, find treasure while fighting off hostile frogs, search for justice in and out of the courtroom, and pit your language skills against the clock.

Glitch Fixers, Swap Sword, Apollo Justice

  • Glitch Fixers - The Powerpuff Girls - Save the internet and learn basic programming skills while you solve puzzles and fight off monsters with the Powerpuff Girls. Battle against the creations of the Amoeba Boys, which are trying to take over the web, with all of the skills at your disposal. - Free - Download Now
  • Swap Sword - This puzzle battle game with a retro feel tasks you with matching gems, gathering coins, and more while avoiding the army of angry frogs. You'll be able to build a custom array of spells to help you in your quest to become a puzzle master. - $2.99 - Download Now
  • Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney - You take on the roll of Apollo Justice, a freshly-minted defense attorney. Your job is to investigate crimes, question witness, and collect the evidence you'll need to win your case. - $0.99 - Download Now
  • Sletters - Test your linguistic prowess with Sletters, a new word game. Create words by sliding letters along the board in any direction you can. Work as fast as you can without coming to a dead end. - Free - Download Now

Featured apps

This week, the App Store has apps to make shopping for presents for kids a lot easier.

Zulily, Toys 'R' Us, Disney Store

  • Zulily - Zulily offers a wide selection of clothing and other products, including deals on kids clothing and toys. The app also features daily collections of curated products, along with rotating 3-day sales. - Free - Download Now
  • Toys "R" Us Shopping - Shop toys, games and other things your kid will love with the Toys "R" Us app. You can also get product information with the built-in barcode scanner, find deals, and register for baby gifts. - Free - Download Now
  • Disney Store - Your first stop for all of the best Disney, Marvel, and Star Wars products, from clothes to accessories. Buy directly from the Disney Store, or even find physical Disney Stores near you. - Free - Download Now

Free app of the week

Toca Hair Salon 2 - This fun app from Toca Boca lets you run your own hair salon. Cut, curl, and style hair any way you wish with new tools, accessories, and more. Give your customers brand new looks, testing out your experimental styles on them.

Toca Hair Salon 2

Here's what you'll find in Toca Hair Salon 2:

  • 6 completely new characters
  • New tools: razor, curling iron, a crimper and a straightener
  • More realistic colour spray effects – combine to make new shades!
  • New accessories: hats, glasses and much more
  • Cool new photo backdrops
  • Smooth and beautiful animations
  • Better and more realistic hair styling - make any style you want!

You'll be able to get Toca Hair Salon 2 for free until December 8, so download it while you can.