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

2 July 2010
  • Excerpt: Gameloft previously developed Modern Combat: Sandstorm, which many considered to be the best single-player first-person shooter on the iPhone. N.O.V.A. is based on the same engine and uses many of the same gameplay mechanics--and it trumps its predecessor. Though it takes obvious inspiration from the Halo series, N.O.V.A. not only smoothes over many of the rough edges of Modern Combat, but it also adds more new features to enjoy. N.O.V.A.
  • Pros: Precise controls, Great multiplayer experience, Lots of level variety, Top-notch presentation.
  • Cons: You're booted from multiplayer after each match.
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Pocket Gamer
17 December 2009
  • Conclusion: Extraordinarily polished gameplay and high production values guarantee a blast, even if N.O.V.A.
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Overall 9
Graphics 10
Sound 10
Multiplayer 10


2 July 2010
  • Summary: Gamelofts neueste Shooter wie Modern Combat oder eben auch N.O.V.A. bieten nicht nur Action pur für Einzelspieler. Seit neuestem gibt es dort auch einen Online-Multiplayermodus. Somit fehlen es diesen Handyspielen kaum noch an Features, die Ego-Shooter für PC und Konsolen bisher auszeichneten. Ob N.O.V.A. auch hohen Ansprüchen an Grafik, Sound und Steuerung gerecht werden kann? Nachdem Sie unseren Test gelesen haben, sind Sie sicher schlauer.
  • Pros: Exzellente Grafik, Geniales Gameplay, Action satt
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