This is the official version of the 80's classic "Montezuma's Revenge!" Explore the chambers of the mysterious Aztec pyramid! Climb the stairs and ropes, collect keys to open doors! Collect the jewels & swords, and the coveted torch! Beware of the snakes, skulls and spiders! And finally, find the treasure room at the end of the underground labyrinth!

It has all the original key features of the original Atari classic plus a number of interesting new improvements.


99 rooms on each level of the pyramid
All of the 9 levels of original gameplay
4 styles of on-screen joystick controls
Two game graphics modes: Modern GFX (default) and Retro GFX 8-bit graphics (selectable)
Parallax background effect in Modern GFX mode
Resume function: You can close the game at any moment! Your current progress is automatically saved and later you can continue right where you were.
High quality original and new sound effects!
Retina graphics supported
iPad supported

Tested on iPhone4s (iOS 5.0.1) iPhone 4 (iOS 4.3.3) and iPhone 3GS (iOS 4.1), iPad 2 (iOS 5.1)

What’s New

Version 1.22

*** 10/16/17 - Please be advised that we have a report of screen flip bug in iOS 11 in the current version. We are working on fixing this. ***
Fix for "new game" bug.

Ratings and Reviews

4.3 out of 5
51 Ratings
51 Ratings
Tom "slowbro" ,

The memories!

This game really takes me back to a happy time in school in the 1980s, but now I can see that most or all this game's original elements (except the old graphics) would still seem solid in the modern day. To be less confusing, Montezuma's Revenge not only brings nostalgia, but it is still a very good game! :)

I have encountered a major control issue though. Some playing sessions but not all, when running left or right, often my character goes into a glitched mode where if he jumps he jumps straight up even though he's running, and if I remove my finger he just keeps running, usually off the edge of a platform. Some sessions this happens over and over, while other sessions this doesn't happen at all.

cyberravn ,

Still has severe glitches

I want to start with that this game is pretty cool and neatly authentic to the original game back in the 80’s.

The problem I have with this game is that it is not always playable. Although the initial menu screen typically displays fine, any selection made on it to start the game frequently causes the screen to flip and the game to start so that less than half of the game and the controls are visible.

The two stars reflect the fact that when this game is playable, it is a well done effort to bring the original game to iOS. The only thing I would wish for, so far, is the ability to slow down the running speed of the game. Currently a lot of the objects (skulls, floors, etc) move considerably faster than in the original version.

Cimerians ,

Exactly like the original but better

Its a platformer spelunking game where the object is to collect as many treasures as possible while avoiding creatures and making it to the bottom of the level and the treasure room.

The game was originally released in 1983 on various platforms and this game is identical with a few enhancements. Retro mode is included to be able to play the game as it was originally (which looks like the computer based version C64). Controls aren't that bad either.


Normal Distribution LLC
17.7 MB

Requires iOS 5.1.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2012 Normal Distribution LLC


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