Today’s Best Apps features the most promising releases from the last 24 hours. Thousands of apps get approved by Apple daily and we hand-select what we think are the new potential gems that we’re considering for review each day.

iPhone:

Castle Of Pixel Skulls by 2ksomnis ($0.99, 10.7 MB): Castle Of Pixel Skulls is an arcade platformer for the iPhone. The game features great retro graphics and challenging levels. The objective of the game is to survive and get to the end of the castle.

Art Camera FX by Ying Ni Nie ($2.99, 27.5 MB): Art Camera FX is a photo editing app for the iPhone. There are 50 different blending effects that you can apply to your photos. The app lets you share your pictures on Facebook, Twitter, and Flickr.

iPad:

Notebook Plus by Blue Tags ($2.99, 62.4 MB): Notebook Plus is a useful handwriting and notes organization app for the iPad. The app allows you to draw pictures, record ideas, and keep sketches. You can copy and paste notes, import pictures, choose the type of paper, and more.

That’s it for today. Did we miss anything?