Play Snake like it is 1997. This is a remake of the original Snake, complete with dot-matrix display and monotone sounds.
Rewind time and get a dosis of nostalgia that is as addictive (and frustrating) as the original.

Play Snake Retro and be prepared to lose some productive hours.

Simply launch the app, select difficulty and start!

Snake '97 features:
- old school controls
- dot-matrix display
- original monotone sounds (bleep bleep)
- 9 original and 3 extra difficulty levels
- Snake 1 and classic Snake 2
- 3 classic game modes (Easy, Medium, Hard)
- bonus creatures (Snake 2)
- a high score that cannot be reset (just like the original)

How to Play:
- Right Swipe to make the snake turn right. In the same way, you can turn left, move up or down.

The story behind this game is that my smartphone got damaged, requiring me to revert back to an old phone. Suddenly I knew the smartphone was missing something and the idea for a accurate Snake remake was born.

Snake is an homage to the classic mobile phone game being programmed in 1997.

By carefully analyzing the classic gameplay, timing and controls, this Snake Retro remake is one of the most accurate available.

Ratings and Reviews

2.2 out of 5
370 Ratings

370 Ratings

PopMusicLuver92 ,

Not responsive

Love the idea. Best game on the late 90s early 2000 phones. This game was not designed for touchscreen and swipe tech. Make the game board a tad bit smaller and at the bottom include a up, down, left, and right button. That way it can be played like the original!

John_r_l ,

Total waste of programming skills Rating: -1*

This program is a waste of time. Could have been better made. Would have been nice to see maybe some barricades were you have to move around them. The snake just randomly dies when you are about to pick up one of the pieces. Also swiping is not retro as mentioned by some other people. Also, no technical support to find out why things are so buggy. I am actually going to delete this game. Not worth the iPad memory space.

CommanderSkull95 ,


I see potential in this. Sure there are some bugs and kinks that need be ironed out, but what game doesn’t have a few bugs in em, eh? The point being, I’m sure once the bugs have been ironed out, this app would probably make at least the top 50 iphone apps download wise.


Wei Wang
9.6 MB

Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



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