Pong-style ‘Hit the Island’ Game Now Available for iPhone 14 Pro

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Pong-style 'Hit the Island' Game Now Available for iPhone 14 Pro

Apple allows third-party developers to create apps and experiences that take advantage of the new Dynamic Island on iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro‌ Max, and developers have found a unique way to use it.


Kriss Smolka, the developer behind apps like WaterMinder and HabitMinder, today released a game designed for Dynamic Island called “Hit the Island.” In this Pong-style game, the goal is to bounce the ball from the bottom of the iPhone screen onto Dynamic Island to score a shot.

This free app earns you points every time you score a hit on Dynamic Island, which reacts and animates when hit. As you send your balls hurtling to Dynamic Island, the game speeds up and you can face multiple balls at once, or shrinking paddles.

The game can be downloaded on iPhone 14 Pro‌ or Pro Max starting today, and is also available on other iPhones, with the aim of hitting the notch instead of Dynamic Island.

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