Cut the Rope debuts on Android, free for one week

ZeptoLab has a candy-filled treat for owners of Android devices: its hit puzzler, Cut the Rope, has launched for the mobile platform and will be available free of charge for one week. The game is debuting exclusively on the GetJar app store but, according to its developer, will be made available through the Android Market and other branded e-storefronts eventually.

Cut the Rope for Android will be ad supported during this initial period, so those who eventually pay for it will be getting something extra -- or, rather, something less, in terms of advertising.

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Full versionoffered for free on GetJar before any other app store

San Mateo, Calif. – June 24, 2011 - Cut the Rope, the award-winning
game from mobile game development studio, ZeptoLab, is now available
for Android devices and is launching exclusively for one week as an
ad-supported, free game on GetJar, the world's largest free app store.

The hugely popular app was an instant phenomenon in the iOS App Store,
reaching the #1 spot globally, and recently won the coveted Apple
Design Award for the Best iPhone Developer showcase as well as a BAFTA
award for Best Handheld Game. Cut the Rope for Android will be
distributed widely on additional app stores following the GetJar

"Demand for Cut the Rope on Android has surged since we first launched
on the iOS platform last year," said Efim Voinov, CTO at ZeptoLab. "We
have worked diligently to bring the same level of quality gameplay and
fun to Android users that iOS users have been enjoying over the past
year. We are excited to partner with GetJar to offer our fans a free
version of the game during its first week on the Android platform and
we look forward to the response from this new audience."

Cut the Rope is an addictive, physics-based game that appeals to all
ages. Om Nom, the adorable and ravenous little green monster, has one
passion - candy! Players must cut an increasingly complicated series
of ropes to release candy into the mouth of Om Nom, while capturing a
series of stars on the way down, in this highly innovative and
stimulating puzzle game that combines outstanding physics, 175 tricky
levels, and fun, colorful, high-definition visuals.

GetJar, which has amassed nearly 2 billion downloads across 190
countries, is a popular resource for exclusive app launches among game
developers. Unlike other app stores, the company offers developers a
global consumer audience that is eager for free, hot games and other

"Cut The Rope reflects the best of the best in mobile gaming today.
The ingenious level game design, quirky protagonist and totally
addictive gameplay are a testament to how good gaming is becoming on
Android," said Patrick Mork, GetJar CMO. "We are proud to partner with
the team at ZeptoLab to help bring this epic franchise to Android
owners the world over."

About GetJar
GetJar is the world's largest free app store with more than 1.5
billion downloads to date. The company distributes more than 150,000
mobile applications across a variety of operating systems including
Android, Blackberry, Java, Symbian and Mobile Web. In 2010, GetJar was
named a Technology Pioneer Award Winner by the World Economic Forum
and listed by TIME magazine as One of the 10companies that will change
your life. GetJar is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices in
the UK and Lithuania. For more information, please visit and follow us @GetJar.

About ZeptoLab
ZeptoLab is a mobile game development studio responsible for the
creation of the worldwide sensation, Cut the Rope, and the award
winning, Parachute Ninja. Founded by brothers Efim and Semyon Voinov,
and based in Moscow, Russia, ZeptoLab develops addicting and fun games
for the iOS and Android platforms. The creative designers and
engineers at ZeptoLab have redefined mobile gaming with unique
physics-based gameplay that capitalizes on touch technology to engage
die-hard and casual gamers alike. For more information, visit .


This article was originally published on Joystiq.