Developer ZeptoLab, based out in Russia, has seen wild success following the release of its charming puzzler, Cut the Rope, [$0.99 for iPhone, $3.99 for iPad] in the App Store three years ago.
Originally an iPhone exclusive, the game has been ported to virtually every computing platform under the Sun since its October 2010 debut.
Thus far, these games have managed to racket up nearly half a billion downloads, passing 60 million active monthly users in the first half of 2013.
After posting a teaser trailer a month ago – and having subsequently announced that a Cut the Rope sequel will be ready in time for the holidays – ZeptoLab has now made known the official release date for Cut the Rope 2: next Thursday, December 19.
And in a repeat of 2010, the game is slated to debut as an iOS exclusive, featuring 120 levels, new characters and tweaked gameplay.
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