N.O.V.A. Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance, which shares the same name as the original game released on smartphones, is a 2D sidescroller mobile game that was released in 2011 on a variety of phones. It shares promotional art with N.O.V.A. 2, which was released the same year, and has previously unseen enemies and armor abilities. Kal Wardin features as the main protagonist, as in the other games. The mobile game shares many aspects with the smartphone game of the same name and its sequel.