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 '97 and be prepared to lose some productive hours.

Simply launch the app, touch a button 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
- 7 classic game modes (5110, 3210, 8210, 8850 and 3310, 3410, 7110 with Snake 2)
- bonus creatures (Snake 2)
- go through the walls! (Snake 2)
- 5 original and 2 extra labyrinths (Snake 2)
- a high score that cannot be reset (just like the original)

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 '97 is an homage to the classic mobile phone game programmed in 1997.

By carefully analyzing the classic gameplay, timing and controls, this Snake '97 remake is one of the most accurate available.

If you have any questions, comments or suggestions, feel free to contact me.
Have Snake fun!

Best regards from Amsterdam,
The developer,

What’s New

Version 7.1

- New: share game results with awesome screenshots
- Optimised graphics for new iPhones and iPads
- Bug fixes in gameplay and loading
- Added translations

Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
294 Ratings

294 Ratings

SASBM Mastr ,

😂😆OMG!! Hello old friend!!

Ah, the old classic, perfectly retrofitted for new technology. So many good memories! Thanks dsd!
I used to love this game on my old Nokia 3110 (my very first mobile phone) when I was in high-school back in 2005, 😄 and now 12 years later, I've been reunited with both my old phone (thanks to the image, screen, and sound effects) and an old favourite game.
(*sniff*) It's like seeing an old dear friend again after losing contact for so long...

IT WORKS PERFECTLY on my new-tech iPad Air! Thankyouthankyouthankyou THANK YOU SO MUCH!!

Snaaaaaaaaake ,

Brings back nostalgic memories!

I was extremely excited to find this app and am so pleased at how accurate it is, it takes me straight back to having my first phone.
People are saying it's harder to use than the original but hang in there. I believe it just takes a bit longer to get used to touching a screen and not the original buttons!
Thank you so much for making this app, definitely the best remake of a 90s game I've seen on the App Store 😄🐍❤️

RuthLeonie ,

Review of Snake

Love this game but it would be great if you could take up where you stopped if you're interrupted in a game.

Since I've downloaded the new iPhone software this week this app seems not as responsive as it has done in the past. I'm wondering if other uses of finding the same problem. Otherwise it's a really enjoyable app which I play every day.


dsd 164 B.V.
16.4 MB

Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2011-2019 dsd 164 B.V


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