Briefly: Out this week, the new free-to-play mobile game where you play as teenager versions of Earth's Mightiest Heroes has a clever wink at a Nintendo character's iconic super-attack. Jokes aside, it seems like Avengers Academy is unfortunately exploitative at first blush. Kotaku's Mike Fahey will have a deeper look at the game in the coming days.
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Image. Rick and Morty/IMDB/Adult Swim At the start of this week the Federal Government announced that it was announcing that Australia, finally, was going to have a space agency of its own. So for this week's Off Topic, there could only be one question. Let's name the Australian version of NASA.
Video game enthusiasts often muse about the secrecy surrounding game development, which is at times treated as if it were operated by the NSA. Over the weekend, one developer offered an interesting take. Game developers are secretive because being open can lead to too much toxicity.