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N.O.V.A. - Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance

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95.00% Overall Rank: 53
iOS (iPhone/iPad) Rank: 10
2009 Games Rank: 52
2009 iOS (iPhone/iPad) Rank: 10
Score based on 8 reviews


NEWLY UPGRADED FOR iPHONE 4 with optimized graphics for the Retina display & gyroscope support for innovative controlling and aiming precision. **IGN - Best Action Game of the Year: "A slam-bang action game that draws a new line in the sand" **Pocket Gamer - 9/10 + Gold Award: "Extraordinarily polished gameplay and high production values guarantee a blast" **Touch Arcade: " One of the most ambitious iPhone games I've played so far" The most revolutionary sci-fi FPS for your iPhone & iPod Touch! Join the fight for mankind's survival against the aggressive aliens known as Judges in this immersive space opera. With Earth no longer able to sustain life, huge artificial satellites called “near-orbitals” were constructed for people to live on. To protect themselves, the near-orbitals banded together to form N.O.V.A., the Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance. Now, a strange threat has emerged from the darkness of space. A Marine ship, reported missing just a week ago, has suddenly reappeared and is headed directly for the near-orbitals, ignoring all communications. Against his will, retired Marine hero Kal Wardin is forcefully returned to active duty to prevent mankind's annihilation. Plunge into an unparalleled gaming experience! EPIC SINGLE-PLAYER CAMPAIGN - 13 insane levels - 5 radically different environments, from the real to the fantasic - jungle, snow mountains, spaceship, bunker, and an alien city - 6 weapons: Assault rifle, shotgun, sniper rifle, handgun, rocket launcher and plasma gun – plus grenades & machine gun turrets in certain levels - An intense drama sustained by transitional cinematics and character voices FRANTIC MULTIPLAYER MODE - Play locally or online via Wi-Fi or Local Bluetooth connection - 1-4 player Deathmatch (1-2 players via Bluetooth connection) - 5 different maps - Play against your friends or the entire world through Gameloft LIVE! - Worldwide leaderboards in the game & on the official website, TECHNOLOGICAL LEAP - Full 3D rendered environments enhanced by highly detailed graphics - 4 control schemes - Customizable interface N.O.V.A., the Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance, wants you to support the fight! Enlist on Twitter @NOVA_fps Visit for more information.
Release Date: December 17, 2009

Latest Reviews

AppSpy 12/21/09 Review 5 out of 5
TouchArcade 12/17/09 Review 5 out of 5
TouchGen 12/24/09 Review 5 out of 5
Slide To Play 12/01/09 Review 4 out of 4
148Apps 12/28/09 Review 4.5 out of 5
Pocket Gamer UK 12/17/09 Review 9 out of 10
IGN 12/17/09 Review 9 out of 10
GameSpot 07/02/10 Review 9 out of 10
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