Lo and behold, all you heavy mobile gamers out there! Gameloft’s N.O.V.A. 3 action-adventure first-person shooter has (finally) found its way to Google Play and is ready to suppress any attempt to a social life you might have, make you flunk your exams and get fired from your job!
Already available for purchase, N.O.V.A. 3 for Android goes for $6.99, which might be a bit steep for some of you, but, as far as we can tell right now, the game deserves every penny of those seven bucks and probably more.
We’ve been seeing a bunch of teasers and trailers of the new game for the past month or so, but now that the game is live and up for grabs, we have to tell you that the third installment of the N.O.V.A. series looks better than the first two titles combined.
Eye candy is clearly the games biggest selling point, but the weapons, powers, multiplayer modes, and controls are all better than those of N.O.V.A. and N.O.V.A. 2 HD.
You’ll need 2 GB of free storage space to install the new game, so that might be a bit of inconvenience, but it’s all for a “noble” cause.
I’m not going to ruin the game for you and give out too many details about what makes it so great. There are six multiplayer modes supporting up to 12 players, six different challenging maps, smoother than ever controls, very cool weapons and powers, and an overall straightforward, but engaging storyline.
The good news doesn’t end here. Gameloft has worked hard to make the game compatible with most high-end Android devices. The Galaxy Nexus, Transformer Prime, Droid Razr, Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 are just a few of the gadgets officially supported by N.O.V.A. 3. If you own one of these gadgets or a similarly equipped device, let the fun begin!
N.O.V.A. 3 should theoretically work on Android 2.2 devices and up, but I guess I don’t have to tell you to expect some bugs and glitches, as well as long load times, if you’re running Froyo or Gingerbread on an oldish device.
Hit this Google Play link to find more about what to expect from N.O.V.A. 3, but also the list of supported devices. Check out the existing user reviews before purchasing the game, to make sure your gadget can handle the exceptional graphics of the game. Finally, check out these two trailers of the game and then tell us you don’t want a piece of that action on your mobile device!
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