Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance 3 (also called N.O.V.A. 3) is Gameloft‘s third installment of the critically acclaimed N.O.V.A. series made for the Apple iPhone,iPad, iPod Touch, Android devices. The game was released to the App Store on May 10, 2012 for iOS.N.O.V.A. 3 is set in the Sci-fi action-adventure FPS genre, and again bears a strong resemblance to that of its inspiration, the Halo series.