by Alexis Sara | Jan 9, 2017 | Features
Avengers Academy is a free-to-play mobile game, though it’s more of a waiting-for-timers game in my experience. Unlike a lot of my friends on here I don’t like Avengers Academy, well, as a game. The business model is just too awful, and I can’t find myself invested in real time-based gameplay loops that cause me to spend money if I fail. I say all this because I am going to spend the rest of the article praising it. I’ll be taking a look at the A-Force event in the game that introduced two canon queer characters to the game, as well as allowed Loki to express their gender. Avengers Academy is what I dream of for Marvel and manages in small beats to do queer representation better than a lot of the comic book industry. (more…)
by Kate Tanski | Apr 1, 2016 | Mobile Games, Roundtables
Recently, TinyCo released MARVEL Avengers Academy, and it’s been all many phone gamers can talk about. Tea Fougner reviewed the game for us when it first came out, but after hours of gameplay our writers still had more to say.
by Tea Fougner | Mar 11, 2016 | Comics, Mobile Games, Reviews
MARVEL Avengers Academy
February 4, 2016
If you’re a Marvel fan and a mobile gamer, there’s a good chance that you were eagerly anticipating TinyCo’s Avengers Academy. It’s been out for a few weeks now, and has experienced some ups and downs as feedback from fans has been rolling in. The general consensus, and one I agree with, is that the game is more style than substance, and that the gamemakers seem to have misjudged their audience on a few key points, but that it’s not completely without merit, depending on your gaming habits.