The Cut the Rope series is a series of physics-based puzzles by ZeptoLab. The mechanics of the games is based on cutting ropes and delivering the candy to a nice creature called Om Nom. The main installment in the series, Cut the Rope, was released in October 2010. Since then, three sequels have been released: Cut the Rope: Experiments, Cut the Rope: Holiday Gift (a Christmas special) and Cut the Rope: Time Travel. The franchise has also spawned comics, a series of animated shorts, an Apptivity game and a range of toys. A new main title in the series, Cut the Rope 2, was released on December 19th, 2013, and introduced a cast of new characters, the Nommies, My Om Nom is coming to the App Store on December 18th, 2014.