Notable apps and app updates for Nov. 18, 2016

On a regular basis, Apple World Today posts a list of notable new apps or app updates that have been released. They may not necessarily be new, but they're popular and deserve mention. Here are today's picks.

iOS Apps/Updates

Gary George has unleashed Santa Claws - Monster Mash 1.0. In the free game, players choose from a variety of holiday themed spooky characters, including Santa Claws, Fang Fairy, Putrid Cupid and Easter Mummy. Swipe enemies to earn coins and stars. You can use stars to unlock new stages, as well as can use points to become champion of the leaderboard.

Rapid Turtle Games has introduced Oil, Inc. 1.0. It’s a free oil industry simulation idle/clicker game in which you invest in your first oilfield drill, build a town for workers, unlock extra oil facilities, establish headquarters, send out geologist and geophysicist to explore new oilfields around the world, deal with crisis, and test your knowledge with our oil and gas quiz, and more.

Spiderweb Software has launched Avadon 3: The Warborn 1.0 for iPad, the final chapter in the Avadon Trilogy. It’s an $11.99 retro fantasy role-playing game.  Choose from five different character classes, each with dozens of spells and abilities. Explore dungeons, hunt for hundreds of magical artifacts, and pass judgment on your enemies.

Ben Software has unveiled SecuritySpy 1.0 for iOS and tvOS devices. It’s an app for viewing and managing SecuritySpy CCTV systems. SecuritySpy 1.0 for iOS and Apple TV is a free download from the App Store and offers most of its features for free. To access the Multiplex and Playback features, there’s an in-app purchase of $5.99). This is a one-time payment that covers all devices linked to one Apple ID account. Customers will need a Mac running SecuritySpy 4.0.8 to use this app.