For: iPhone, iPod touch, iPad with iOS 4.3 or later
Cut the Buttons by Open Name Ltd is a fantastic game app for the iOS device that requires you to use some serious dexterity to be successful.
The app was rated the #1 App in 48 countries and in the Top 5 in 82 countries. It has been downloaded by more than 5 million users.
This is a game like none you’ve played before. You have to pick up the scissors in two fingers and cut off the buttons that are sewn on. Don’t cut buttons that are held on by bolts! Catch the buttons in the cup with your other hand.
You can play in Classic mode or Arcade mode. Classic mode requires you to keep cutting until you miss three scraps of fabric with buttons still on them. When you catch 100 buttons in the cup, you can recover a lost button or receive points. In Arcade mode, you get a set amount of time to cut off as many buttons as possible and you have to try to drop them in the cup.
The default setting of the game has the blades pointing left and the handles of the scissors on the right. If you’re left-handed, you can go into the settings and change the direction of the blades.
If you cut off more than three buttons at once, you’ll earn more points. Try to always cut more than one button in each cutting movement and make your movements as economic as possible for the most points.
There are some in-app purchases you can make but they are not necessary to enjoy the game.
Cut the Buttons was updated to Version 2.0.1 on December 18, 2012. The update added support for iPhone 5, added achievements, and added some game options like extra lies, auto-cup, and new scissors and backgrounds. The game has a total of 9380 customer ratings and the current version has 87 ratings with an average of 4.5 out of five stars.
The graphics and sound effects of this game are fabulous. I love that it’s unlike any other game I’ve ever played. Anyone looking for a unique game should definitely check out Cut the Buttons.
Rebecca, a former police officer, is an experienced writer and editor. She has used all kinds of different tech and prefers Apple products and apps. Her areas of expertise are in all things Apple, health and fitness, the Paleo lifestyle, and legal topics.