At E3 2013, we got some time with Ninja Theory, who's been working on their first mobile title called Fightback. These guys made the latest Devil May Cry game, which is part of a well-respected console action series, so it was pretty exciting to see what they'd be able to do on Android.

Fightback is straightforward (but gorgeous) beat-em-up where players have to tap and swipe their way through waves of 80s-era goons within a limited timeframe. If things get tight, you can always bust out the guns to clear a wave, but depending on your weapon and upgrades, you'll have to wait on your reload time to use them again. 

The game is high on style, and though there are plenty of unlockables to kit out your badass hero, the vast majority of those unlocks have real game benefits; even the tattoos you get will provide cash bonuses for each level. Though the controls are very simple, enemies with different attack patterns, use of melee weapons, and the race against the clock keeps things interesting and fast-paced. 

Fightback will be punching Google Play right in the face sometime this summer and will be free-to-play. In the meantime, you can check out more screenshots and video over here.