Gameloft has just made sci-fi shooter N.O.V.A. 3 a bigger - and more chatty - experience, thanks to a hefty new update.

After a bit of a wait, the real-time voice chat option has finally made an appearance.

This allows you to communicate with your squadmates mid-skirmish, which should make organising strike forces and humiliating cluster frags that much easier.

While you're screaming your way through the multiplayer mode, you can also try out the new Warehouse map.

Apparently, the location offers a decent mixture of face-to-face combat and sniping. Oh, and you can use your jetpack. That's always fun.

One in the head

Finally, Gameloft has added a one-hit kill mode called TeamInstaGib. Everyone has the same weapon, and death is never more than a single screen tap away, so you'd better have your wits about you if you want to last longer than ten seconds.

If these features have sparked your interest, you can grab the newly updated N.O.V.A. 3 from the App Store for £4.99 / $6.99 now.