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Meanwhile, the game has a clean interface with responsive touch controls, and the cartoon style graphics are bright and cheerful. We're especially fond of Om Nom's limited but smooth animation. Bottom line, Cut the Rope is one of the best games for Apple's iOS. Play it immediately.
Like many other puzzle games in this style, each level of Cut the Rope is scored using a three-star rating system. Whereas in some games this is simply a hindrance to progression, in Cut the Rope the rating system is implemented in such a way that I was really motivated to think through puzzles to figure out the best way to earn all three stars. This, combined with gorgeous art and a wonderfully realistic gravity-driven engine, makes Cut the Rope a fine iPhone/iPad release, and one that I wouldn’t be surprised in the least bit if it does in fact become the next Angry Birds.
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Cut the Rope HD is fun, adorable, clever, and enjoyable. Hands down, it's one of the best casual games available for the iPad.
Cut the Rope HD is available on both the iPhone and the iPad, but the larger screen offers a much more accessible interface with the increased playing area making it easier to cut strings and pop bubbles with far greater accuracy. Fun for the entire family, Cut the Rope HD is easily one of the best physics puzzle games I’ve played since Angry Birds. It not only relies on gravity and momentum but also requires thought and timing on the part of the gamer. Don’t miss out on what could be the cutest and most addicting puzzle game on the iPad this year.
Pitched perfectly for casual on-the-move play, it's the kind of game you can happily fill a couple of bored minutes with, or power through for a couple of hours, trying to snag every star. With 100 stages included for starters, and more on the way via updates, welcome to your new favourite waste of time.
Chillingo haben echt ein gutes Händchen für niedliche Spiele: Angry Birds, Sneezies, Monster Mayhem, Knights Onrush und jetzt auch Cut The Rope zeichnen sich nicht nur durch ein für Touch-Steuerung optimales Spielprinzip, sondern eben auch durch extrem liebenswerte Präsentation aus. Cut The Rope ist perfekt für unterwegs geeignet: Die einzelnen Levels sind kurz genug, um in wenigen Sekunden gelöst werden zu können, bieten aber gleichzeitig in den höheren Welten auch genug Hirnrauch-Potenzial, um längerfristig zu fesseln - und das mit makelloser Steuerung. Allerdings legen spätere Abschnitte viel Wert auf Hektik, was dem entspannten Spielen ein wenig im Weg steht, wenn man Wert darauf legt, wirklich alle Sterne einzusammeln. Aber allein die großen Hundeaugen von Om Nom sollten Motivation genug sein, sich durchzubeißen!
Cut the Rope is also straight-up adorable, with an expressive, cartoony art style. For example, as the candy gets close to the monster, he'll open his mouth and start salivating. When you fail a level, he'll get sad and begin crying.
Cut the Rope is a game that brilliantly takes a simple and unique concept, and layers complexity on top of it to make the game deep, without losing what makes it fun.