The pool of ideas for games seems to be endless, no matter how many new and exciting titles get released. Thankfully because of this endless amount of creativity, there have been many exciting titles that we could all enjoy, especially those which truly grab our attention and challenge our minds to think of common conceptions in a different way.
Other such titles make great use of mobile hardware and make owning such hardware for yourself or for a household very worthwhile. One such title that’s been out for a while now but hasn’t been mentioned too much is Cut The Rope.
About Cut the Rope
Cut The Rope is a game for or iOS devices in which you receive a little cute monster at your doorstep and you have to feed it with candy. The game has been very popular not because of the monster’s cuteness, but because the strategy involved in the game, challenges many people of all ages. The point of the game is that you must cut through different ropes to which the candy is attached to lower it to the monster’s mouth. That’s the general idea, but it gets a lot more complicated as you progress through the levels.
The game is pretty well organized, separated into different seasons, then different chapters, and then the individual levels. You’ll see this organizational structure after you play the game for the first time, where the game’s tutorial will automatically take you to the first level. The tutorial starts out very easy, where you just need to cut one rope so that the candy falls into the mouth of the monster, which is appropriately named Om Nom.
During the level, you should also attempt to collect as many stars as possible in order to display your mastery of that level, but in order to advance, you just need to get the candy to Om Nom.
Obstacles & Items
Cut The Rope contains a large variety of obstacles which you must learn to use in order to ace the game. Not only can the candy be attached to one or more ropes at a time, but it can also automatically attach ropes to special areas, oppose gravity and float upward through the use of bubbles, get pushed to the side via air cushions, and more. There are also spikes which you must avoid so that the candy doesn’t break before it reaches Om Nom.
The game can easily be installed on both supported operating systems by searching in their respective app stores for “cut the rope”. Alternatively, you can be sure that you have selected the correct app by following this link for Android devices. Please note that there are both free (with advertisements) and paid versions for both platforms, but the free versions are linked. The paid versions cost $0.99 each.
I absolutely love Cut the Rope because it is extremely easy to understand, yet provides some very challenging levels. It also takes a while to get used to what each item does, but you’ll understand the mechanics of the game better once you do. It’s also a great time waster, and helps people of all ages to keep their minds sharp and functional. Kids should also have lots of fun by playing this game.
Is there anything you’d like to see in Cut the Rope or other similar games? Have you played this game before? Let us know in the comments!