BNBGAMING's Martin Watts writes: "When Gameloft announced earlier this year that the N.O.V.A. series would be returning to iOS (and a lot sooner than many of us thought), I was positively excited. Yes, it may be a rip-off of Halo and Crysis, but you can’t blame Gameloft for doing what very few other developers have managed: successfully bringing across the home system experience to the smartphone and tablet market. N.O.V.A. 3 could well be considered the new standard in this regard."