You’ve seen how Harry Potter and his friends had to learn how to use magic at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Now, you can see how your favorite Marvel superheroes would fare in school in Marvel Avengers Academy.
As announced by entertainment giant Marvel and Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff developer TinyCo in November, Marvel Avengers Academy is an adventure simulation game that reimagines popular Marvel characters as college students in the titular school.
As the game’s story goes, Director Nick Fury has founded Avengers Academy to teach young heroes how to develop their powers in hopes of defeating the evil force that is Hydra.
As the game’s player, you have to build the ultimate superhero school, recruit super-powered students, upgrade their abilities, and have them socialize — you know, like, take part in campus cliques and go on dates — through original narratives written by Marvel and TinyCo.
Familiar characters and voices
Marvel Avengers Academy boasts a roster of iconic Avengers characters whom you can interact with in their young versions. The roster includes famous favorites like Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Falcon, Hulk, and Black Widow, and lesser-known superheroes such as Spider-Woman, Wasp, Tigra, the Enchantress, Taskmaster, Captain Marvel, and Ms. Marvel.
What’s more, Marvel Avengers Academy features the voices of popular celebrities in film, TV, music, and sports: Dave Franco as Iron Man, Alexandra Daddario as Wasp, Priyanka Chopra as Ms. Marvel, Colton Haynes as Thor, Alison Brie as Black Widow, Kiernan Shipka as Spider-Woman, Bella Thorne as Tigra, A$AP Rocky as Falcon, and John Cena as Hulk.
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3D Touch features
If you have an iPhone 6s or an iPhone 6s Plus, you can enjoy Marvel Avengers Academy even more with several features that take advantage of 3D Touch.
With 3D Touch, you can press the game’s icon on the home screen to launch straight into the mission board or the in-game shop, press anywhere on the play space to zoom in, and press any coin or XP drop to collect the corresponding rewards. You can also receive a special reward when you 3D Touch a character for the first time.
Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad, Marvel Avengers Academy is available now on the App Store as a free-to-play game.
If you’re a fan of the Marvel comics, films and other associated media, and you want to experience how your favorite Marvel characters (albeit in their younger years) take on the seemingly insurmountable challenges of college, check out the game now. As the great Stan Lee would say: Excelsior!