EV NovaAmbrosia Software's third title in the Escape Velocity series – will debut at this week’s Macworld Tokyo 2002 .

It will be shown in Apple's Mac OS X Game Pavilion, where members of its development team will be demonstrating the game and giving away free EV Nova CDs.

Players assume the role of a young pilot with a shuttlecraft, power cells, and an entire cosmos to explore. The game has a new universe and a meticulous plotline with six different story strands.

This instalment also features the EV Nova game engine that has been rewritten from the ground up.

Macworld Tokyo 2002 runs from March 21 to 23 at Tokyo Big Sight, Tokyo International Exhibition Center.