Is the "Cut the Rope" Puzzle Game Based on Physics?

Is the "Cut the Rope" Puzzle Game Based on Physics?

"Cut the Rope" is a psychics-based puzzle game developed for PC, Mac, tablets and smartphones. The physics-based gameplay of "Cut the Rope" involves cutting one of several ropes attached to a piece of candy so that the candy falls into the mouth of a creature named Om Nom.

There are changing obstacles and aids throughout the increasingly challenging levels, and sometimes multiple pieces of candy and multiple creatures. Players must use knowledge of gravity and force to cut the rope at the correct height and time, exploit the aids and avoid the obstacles, collect stars, and eventually make it into the creature's mouth.