N.O.V.A. 3, a first-person sci-fi stunner, launches on Windows Phone 8

N.O.V.A. 3, a first-person sci-fi stunner, launches on Windows Phone 8

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Gameloft’s highly-anticipated first-person shooter N.O.V.A. 3 ($6.99) touched down in the Store this morning.image The game costs $6.99 and runs only on higher-memory Windows Phone 8 models. Buy it now

In the game, you play under the helmet of Kal Wardin, former officer of the Near Orbital Vanguard Alliance, who’s been called back to war-torn Earth. His mission: liberate it from the alien Volterite army and recover a mysterious alien artifact.

But you’ll probably be mesmerized less by the game’s storyline than its stunning sci-fi visuals, which practically make you forget you’re not at home sitting in front of your Xbox. The game features 10 immersive levels across the galaxy and 20 Xbox Live achievements. It also lets you play alone or against others, either online or via local W-Fi. Group battles look especially cool: The game features 7 multiplayer modes with 12-player fights—and voice chat to coordinate your moves with friends in real time. In N.O.V.A. 3, multiple allies can also now hop in the same vehicle to head off to battle.

This game definitely sets a high bar for mobile FPS titles. What’s your favorite shooter for Windows Phone?

N.O.V.A. 3

N.O.V.A. 3

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  • AmyX
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    Okay, I am a NOVA fan, but when will you launch the update that will move our apps on the SD card. I am a HTC 8s owner, the game should run smooth on this device, but not enough memory to install it. Help us Microsoft, you never let me down, don't start now!

  • jm3030
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    why is this not available on surface rt tablets? I have an rt and while I do love it, I am getting nervous as no fps games have been ported over. can anybody explain why?