What you need to know
- Retro Widgets 2 adds Snake II from the old Nokia days.
- You can even play it on your Apple Watch.
Retro Widgets was already a great way to get some Nokia-inspired widgets onto your Home screen but it's now bigger and better than ever. The big addition? No other than Snake II from the old Nokia days!
Oh, and you can play it using the 1,3,7, and 9 keys. And you can play it on your Apple Watch, too. Our collective cups runneth over!
Snake II includes:
- Game Center including support for leaderboards.
- 5 original mazes.
- 9 levels.
- Original artwork and animations.
You also get the same retro-style widgets that made the first release so compelling, including a clock, signal strength, battery level, and your carrier name even if you're using two SIMs. It's all wrapped up in a nice bundle with exclusive artwork to make it look pretty. How cool is that?
If you fancy yourself a bit of a Snake II whizz or just want some of that year 2000 nostalgia, this is the app – and widgets – for you. You can download Retro Widgets 2 from the App Store for $1.99 now (opens in new tab).
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Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.
Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.
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