Star Titan is a new run and gun shooter from Kent-based developer Dark Pyre Interactive. It's been designed for mobiles so it's not a port of any kind like we often see on mobile. It's available now for both iOS and Android.

The game aims to pay homage to 80s and 90s mecha anime, so you know that means copious amounts of explosions will be happening at every opportunity. You'll be working towards bringing down an evil human military organisation called the Terran Conglomerate who want to rule over all species. The scientists weren't going to accept that, so they used their knowledge to create powerful mechs called Titans.

There are two mechs to choose from, the Phoenix and the Behemoth. The Phoenix is a much leaner, more agile mech whilst the Behemoth is slow but can take a lot of punishment before it falls. Each has its own array of weapons to choose from including cannon's, lasers and spread shots. You can spend credits to upgrade their health and damage output alongside unlocking different skins.

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As you can see from the trailer above, the controls do look fairly simple, which is what you want from arcade action on mobile. You'll control the mech using a virtual analogue stick on the left and select your chosen weapon on the right. Once chose you'll hold down the fire button and slide it up and down the screen to change the elevation of your shot.

There are four different levels to blast your way through with an unlockable hard mode available to those who want more of a challenge after beating the game the first time.

Star Titan is available now on the App Store and Google Play. It's a premium title that costs £1.99/$1.99.

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