ZeptoLab's Cut the Rope Named Best Game in the 17th Annual Webby People's Voice
Cut the Rope Tops the Shortlist for International Awards Honoring
Best of Web
SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/22/13 -- ZeptoLab(R)
announced today that its hit game Cut the Rope(R) has been named the
People's Voice Award Winner for Best Game in the Handheld Device
Category in the 17th Annual Webby Awards. Hailed as the "Internet's
highest honor" by The New York Times, The Webby Awards, presented by
the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), is
the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet.
This year, more than 1.5 million votes were cast by people around the
world for their favorite sites, videos, ads, mobile sites, apps and
social in The Webby People's Voice Awards.
"ZeptoLab and their hit game Cut the Rope have set the standard for
innovation and creativity on the Internet," said David-Michel Davies,
Executive Director of The Webby Awards. "This award is a testament to
the skill, ingenuity and vision of its creators."
Since its release in 2010, Cut the Rope has been downloaded more than
300 million times. Featuring the beloved little green monster, Om
Nom(R), the game challenges players to strategically cut ropes in
order to feed him candy and satisfy his sweet tooth. ZeptoLab has
expanded its brand with an extensive merchandising and licensing
program, including a recent partnership with Burger King; an
animation series called "Om Nom Stories"; and new games, including
sequels to Cut the Rope, which feature Om Nom in a series of
adventures as he tries to get more candy!
"We are honored to be a part of the Webby Awards and be recognized
directly by our fans," said Misha Lyalin, CEO of ZeptoLab. "The
People's Voice Award is especially meaningful to us as a company
dedicated to creating quality games for people of all ages. This
recognition encourages us to continue creating new, engaging content
for Cut the Rope as well as developing new titles of the quality
worthy of our fans."
ZeptoLab was honored last night at the star-studded ceremony in New
York City, where winners had the opportunity to deliver one of The
Webby Awards' famous 5-Word Speeches. Fans can watch the show in HD
at watch.webbyawards.com beginning at 9am today. A full list of both
The Webby Awards and People's Voice Award Winners can be found at
For more information:
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-- Cut the Rope in the Google Play store:
-- Cut the Rope in the Amazon Appstore:
-- Cut the Rope for NOOK by Barnes & Noble:
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About Cut the Rope(R):
A mysterious package has arrived, and the
little monster inside has only one request... CANDY! Since its debut
in 2010, Cut the Rope, along with its little green monster Om Nom,
has become a wildly successful gaming sensation, with more than 300
million downloads worldwide across iOS, Android, and MacOS platforms
and multiple smartphone and tablet devices. Developed by global
gaming company ZeptoLab, Cut the Rope combines outstanding
physics-based puzzles, addicting gameplay mechanics, 14 level packs
with 350 tricky levels, and colorful visuals to create an interactive
and engaging gaming experience.
ZeptoLab UK Limited is a global gaming and
entertainment company best known for developing the award-winning,
hit franchise Cut the Rope(R), which includes Cut the Rope, Cut the
Rope: Experiments and Cut the Rope: Time Travel. Available for
download across all major platforms and devices, these games have
been downloaded more than 300 million times by users around the world
since Cut the Rope's debut in October 2010. The company has also
released the games Parachute Ninja(TM) and Pudding Monsters(TM),
which can be downloaded on Android and iOS platforms. For more
information, please visit www.zeptolab.com.
ZeptoLab, Cut the Rope and Om Nom are the registered trademarks of
ZeptoLab UK Limited.
About The Webby Awards:
Hailed as the "Internet's highest honor" by
The New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international
award honoring excellence on the Internet, including Websites,
Interactive Advertising & Media, Online Film & Video, Mobile & Apps,
and Social. Established in 1996, this year's Webbys received over
11,000 entries from all 50 states and over 60 countries worldwide
this year. The Webby Awards is presented by the International Academy
of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS). Sponsors and Partners of The
Webby Awards include: Microsoft, Google+, Citibank, Twitter, Vitamin
T, Quantcast, MailChimp, Yext, Engine Yard, Funny or Die, MLB
Advanced Media, Mashable, Business Insider, PricewaterhouseCoopers,
Area17, Forsman & Bodenfors and Guardian News and Media.
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