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By Dana Anderson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Hungry snakes in simple game with ads, racy usernames. Poster Image

A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this app.

Community Reviews

age 9+

Based on 29 parent reviews

age 18+

Very good game but needs fixes

this is a very enjoying game although there are a few problems: 1. Why does it crash all the time! 2. What is going on with this game saying It's unsafe and my connection isn't private, this makes it a very broken trash game you should never play! this is due to a super frustrating crash. Why make a game so good and then ruin it? I am so angry with this right now! You need to start things over again and be more basic. Stop passing updates that are beyond recognition or are stopping gameplay!

This title has:

Easy to play/use
Too much violence
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age 8+

This is a really fun game but it has one glaring, frustrating problem is enjoyable, but there's a problem that's holding it back from being amazing. The lag, it gets SO BAD! I was making substantial progress, I had like 6k mass but then it lagged and made me lose. This gets old and irritating fast, and makes it hard to keep a good attitude when playing the game. Please fix
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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (29):
Kids say (94):

This just-for-fun fun arcade game uses a bit of strategy, but lagging, ads, and frustration can put a damper on the fun. It's a bit maze-like, and players navigate the small passageways in between the snakes and figure out how to make it more possible for snakes to bump into you. It's unfortunate that even though there's nothing sexually explicit about the game and there's no chat option, users can (and do) choose profanity and sexually explicit words for usernames. Creating an option for kids to play offline against the app (not real people) or limit play to friends only would make more kid-friendly. Also, while growing snakes can be tons of fun, it can also get frustrating: Seasoned (and predatory) snakes show up to eat you, and sometimes gameplay slows down and can affect how accurate the controls are, which can end with your snake exploding. That's when it may be time to remind your kid that if the quest to grow the biggest snake becomes more compulsive and less fun, it may be time to close the app for a while and move onto something more substantive.

App Details

  • Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
  • Pricing structure: Free
  • Release date: April 4, 2016
  • Category: Arcade Games
  • Publisher: Steve Howse
  • Version: 1.0.5
  • Minimum software requirements: iOS 6.0 or later; Android 2.3 and up
  • Last updated: October 7, 2021

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