Set faces for stunned, lock, load and prepare to wage war on your home patch as the latest in the Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance series explodes onto Android, returning Kal Wardin to his own backyard as he battles to reclaim the Earth from the vile Volterites…
A lot has happened since poor old Kal first quit retirement to save mankind from annihilation in the original N.O.V.A. After defeating the Judgers next came the Volterites delivering false promises and using psychic tricks to turn mankind against itself and forcing Kal back into his armoured Sunday best once more. And now, following the assassination of the President, it’s down to Commander Kal to kick-bottom yet again, taking the battle back to Earth and taking Earth back from the aggressive E.T.s inhabiting it. No rest for the wicked, eh?
Set against the backdrop of 10 hugely detailed levels taking in Earth and the Volterite home-world, there’s guns galore to grab, powers a plenty to play with and even vehicles to drive and pilot as you take on wave upon wave of aggression-issue alien overlords in a game that’ll be the most fun you’ll have this year.
THE BOTTOM LINE
There are space aged shoot ’em ups and then there is N.O.V.A. 3 – a console-quality alien-abolishing app that sets new standards and knocks all predecessors into a cocked space-hat. Pin-sharp, massively detailed graphics come married to ferociously paced gameplay, excellent interplay with other characters whether in single of multiplayer mode, and a cracking storyline to result in an absolute app-maker’s master-class. Simply super-N.O.V.A.
Current version: 1.0.0
Requires Android 2.2 and up
Download the N.O.V.A. 3 app from Google Play
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