Play Nova 3 on the Samsung Galaxy

Edited by Grimm, Crystal, Anonymous, Eng and 1 other

You're watching VisiHow. Today we're going to show you how to start playing the NOVA 3 game on your Samsung Galaxy S5, S5 Mini, or S5 Dual SIM. Earlier, we discussed how to download and install the game and get things set up, including modifying controls and changing the settings to suit your preferences. If you need assistance with those, please make sure you check that out.

Was this helpful? Yes | No | I need help

Play NOVA 3 Samsung Galaxy.mp4-canvas33 463988.jpg
Ad

Steps

  1. 1
    What we're going to do now is tap on Campaign.
    Play NOVA 3 Samsung Galaxy.mp4-canvas38 183743.jpg
    Advertisement
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  2. 2
    One tap on Campaign will allow us to start a campaign mission.
    You can see here it tells us the location of the campaign, what the climate is like and what alliance it is. In this case, the location is Old Earth, the climate is Dead Planet, and the alliance is N.O.V.A Troops.
    Play NOVA 3 Samsung Galaxy.mp4-canvas45 694723.jpg
    Advertisement
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  3. 3
    Tap on Continue.
    Play NOVA 3 Samsung Galaxy.mp4-canvas57 163461.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  4. 4
    Tapping Continue is going to bring up the loading screen.
    You will hear a voice over as someone speaks and chats the text. Bear in mind this game is one of the top games available for the Android platform currently. It has cutting edge graphics and game-play, it also features full multiplayer capabilities, and it is described by many as the equivalent of a PS3 game.
    Play NOVA 3 Samsung Galaxy.mp4-canvas66 492509.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  5. 5
    You can see here at the bottom there's text indication we should tap the screen to start so let's tap the screen.
    Play NOVA 3 Samsung Galaxy.mp4-canvas95 42783.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  6. 6
    Once we've tapped the screen we're going to get a little bit of voice-over.
    We have our NOVA fellow flying in.
    Play NOVA 3 Samsung Galaxy.mp4-canvas126 606163.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  7. 7
    Our space pilot has crashed and jumped out of his spaceship, and he's alone.
    Play NOVA 3 Samsung Galaxy.mp4-canvas137 142319.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  8. 8
    It's showing us that we have to tap the glowing button to shoot.
    Play NOVA 3 Samsung Galaxy.mp4-canvas152 236879.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  9. 9
    Tap to shoot every time there is an enemy and continue running because you're trying to escape the bad guys.
    Play NOVA 3 Samsung Galaxy.mp4-canvas161 246535.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  10. 10
    It's telling us to tap the special button to use selected ability.
    Play NOVA 3 Samsung Galaxy.mp4-canvas166 311605.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  11. 11
    Here it's telling us to slide around on the screen to rotate the camera.
    Play NOVA 3 Samsung Galaxy.mp4-canvas173 328783.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  12. 12
    We can tap our blue box to reload.
    Play NOVA 3 Samsung Galaxy.mp4-canvas179 21893.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  13. 13
    It's also showing us what button to tap to jump out of the window and slide down the building, super ninja style.
    Play NOVA 3 Samsung Galaxy.mp4-canvas183 242312.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  14. 14
    When your crosshairs are green, it indicates that those are good guys.
    We can run using the V-Pad on the bottom left.
    Play NOVA 3 Samsung Galaxy.mp4-canvas198 530406.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  15. 15
    Run forward and join your friends.
    They're going to ask you to provide suppressive fire, so you'll want to do that. Bear in mind, this is a high action game. This is NOT something you can play while you're driving or sitting in traffic or even in between meetings. It is an actual real game, and it will drain the battery of your phone relatively quickly. However, if you enjoy this type of game, it is exceptional. It is one of the best games available on any Android phone currently on the market, provided of course that you're into sci-fi shooter games.
    Play NOVA 3 Samsung Galaxy.mp4-canvas205 385644.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  16. 16
    When you're ready, tap the arrows to continue.
    Play NOVA 3 Samsung Galaxy.mp4-canvas264 213577.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  17. 17
    Now you're going to want to get the bad guys!
    Run up to some cover and shoot. It also tells you what button to push to throw a grenade.
    Play NOVA 3 Samsung Galaxy.mp4-canvas286 421371.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  18. 18
    The objective here is to continue providing suppressive fire.
    There are guys continuously jumping off the roof behind you. You can continue running forward if you'd like to, however, due to the limitations, you can only run so far. Pressing and holding the Shoot button allows you to provide a continuous burst of fire. You can turn when someone is shooting, which will be indicated by the red marks on the screen.
    Play NOVA 3 Samsung Galaxy.mp4-canvas345 25721.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  19. 19
    As I like to do in all of my tutorials, I've died, which is fine.
    Play NOVA 3 Samsung Galaxy.mp4-canvas357 227283.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  20. 20
    When you die you'll be presented with an advertisement.
    Some of you may have trouble trying to figure out what to do to get rid of the advertisement; however, there's a very tiny red X in the top right corner of your screen. Tap that tiny red X.
    Play NOVA 3 Samsung Galaxy.mp4-canvas373 796228.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  21. 21
    Here we can retry or go back to the main menu.
    I'm going to go back to the main menu because death in these games is always my excuse to take you back and show you any additional tips or tricks you may need to know.
    Play NOVA 3 Samsung Galaxy.mp4-canvas382 487003.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  22. 22
    Now it will reload back to our main menu.
    Once we're on the main menu, we're going to tap on the multiplayer icon so that I can show you how that works too.
    Play NOVA 3 Samsung Galaxy.mp4-canvas407 199002.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  23. 23
    Now you can do a local WiFi match with your friends, or you can do an online match.
    Play NOVA 3 Samsung Galaxy.mp4-canvas415 361682.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  24. 24
    If you choose to do an online match it is going to ask you whether you want to be a new player or use your live account.
    Play NOVA 3 Samsung Galaxy.mp4-canvas416 963601.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  25. 25
    If you're going to do a local WiFi match, it's going to ask if you want to create it or join it.
    Play NOVA 3 Samsung Galaxy.mp4-canvas425 35305.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  26. 26
    You can also go into the armory where you can change and choose different options for your character.
    Play NOVA 3 Samsung Galaxy.mp4-canvas431 880817.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  27. 27
    Tapping on your character will let you choose which color character you would like to have.
    If you'd like, you can tap the reset button to set things back in the event you have made changes you're unhappy with. When you're satisfied with it, you can tap the back button.
    Play NOVA 3 Samsung Galaxy.mp4-canvas446 310773.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  28. 28
    You can choose your primary and secondary weapons from a number of set weapons.
    As you proceed through the game you'll unlock more weapons.
    Play NOVA 3 Samsung Galaxy.mp4-canvas458 141076.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  29. 29
    You can do the same thing with your primary weapons.
    Again, as you proceed through the game you'll unlock more weapons. You'll notice that each weapon has a list at the bottom. If we tap our primary weapon we can see that it's a relatively all around weapon. It does a lot of damage, it's fairly accurate, it fires very quickly, has good range and good mobility.
    Play NOVA 3 Samsung Galaxy.mp4-canvas484 102546.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  30. 30
    The next weapon you could choose in the list does extreme damage, however, it have a very low fire rate, but it also has very good range.
    Play NOVA 3 Samsung Galaxy.mp4-canvas493 060754.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  31. 31
    There's another weapon that offers a lot of mobility and decent damage but has very low range.
    Play NOVA 3 Samsung Galaxy.mp4-canvas497 566281.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  32. 32
    Another weapon with extremely low fire rate but a very dangerous weapon, the sniper rifle, I'm sure you're all familiar with that.
    Play NOVA 3 Samsung Galaxy.mp4-canvas507 279299.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  33. 33
    You can also choose one of the super weapons, the railgun, which is a good all around weapon which does a lot of damage.
    Now we're going to tap back.
    Play NOVA 3 Samsung Galaxy.mp4-canvas516 543642.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  34. 34
    Again, we can either create or join a local WiFi game.
    If you join, you're simply going to look for your network. If you create one, you're going to be given a number of options. It can be a free-for-all, or you can have specific mission types, team deathmatch, freeze tag, capture the flag, capture the point, instagib, team instagib, and back to the free-for-all. You can change the timer. 5 minutes, 10 minutes, 15 minutes, 20 minutes, no limit. Kill limit of 15, 30, 50, 100 or 0. How many players you'd like to have, from 2 to 12.
    Play NOVA 3 Samsung Galaxy.mp4-canvas555 413327.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  35. 35
    We can also go into the advanced settings.
    You can have a weapons set, aim assist, auto balance and killchains.
    Play NOVA 3 Samsung Galaxy.mp4-canvas571 49693.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  36. 36
    Once you've selected what you want you can tap continue.
    Play NOVA 3 Samsung Galaxy.mp4-canvas581 53998.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  37. 37
    It's a last stand free-for-all and now it's loading up a local game over our WiFi.
    Your friends can join the game, and it is that simple.
    Play NOVA 3 Samsung Galaxy.mp4-canvas590 322389.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  38. 38
    As you can see, the game is waiting for other players to join but I have no other players at the moment since I'm all alone recording how-to videos.
    If you'd like to join me, you're more than welcome to. Just leave a comment in the section below and we'll see if your skills are as good as mine.
    Play NOVA 3 Samsung Galaxy.mp4-canvas609 885908.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  39. 39
    This concludes our tutorial on how to get started and actually play NOVA 3 for the Samsung Galaxy S5.
    Thank you for choosing VisiHow. Please leave your questions and comments in the section below. Have a great day.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

    Advertisement

Video: Play Nova 3 on the Samsung Galaxy

Comments

VisiHow welcomes all comments. If you do not want to be anonymous, register or log in. It is free.




Grimm
Featured Author
811 Articles Started
3,555 Article Edits
154,415 Points
Grimm is a featured author with VisiHow. Grimm has achieved the level of "Colonel" with 154,415 points. Grimm has started 811 articles (including this one) and has also made 3,555 article edits. 2,078,000 people have read Grimm's article contributions.
Grimm's Message Board
Grimm: Hi, my name is Grimm.
Grimm: Can I help you with your problem about "Play Nova 3 on the Samsung Galaxy"?
 

Article Info

Categories : Gaming | General Android Mobiles & Tablets

Recent edits by: Eng, Anonymous, Crystal

Share this Article:

Thanks to all authors for creating a page that has been read 883 times.

Do you have a question not answered in this article?
Click here to ask one of the writers of this article
x

Thank Our Volunteer Authors.

Would you like to give back to the community by fixing a spelling mistake? Yes | No