This was the first week of new App Store releases after the holiday shutdown which ended on December 29. You can see some of the new universal releases here and all the noteworthy new iPad releases below.
In App Store news, Apple announced $1.1 billion in worldwide App Store sales over a two week period from December to January 3. Apple customers set a single day sales record on January 1 with $144 million spent on new apps and in-app purchases. You can read the complete Apple press release here.