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Review: Rebel Galaxy

Rebel Galaxy is a space game set out to be the next "freelancer" a pretty lofty goal. They failed. Not to say the game is entirely bad. It's got pretty 2005 graphics a great soundtrack and decent ship upgrades. But when you get down to it, It's a shallow sort of game. https://youtu.be/fDkarPaaKi8   It feels as if they outsourced the game to India, asked for a pirate sim and got a space game with a Wild Wild West theme. The game tries so hard to fit all these roles and just falls flat. I believe it would have been…
Ok so the music is really good. It has a nice cowboy feel, but wow, no. Just stay away from this craperpiece.

Didn't take long to realize this game is crap

Graphics
Space Combat
Story
Would play it for Free

It's really bad

Ok so the music is really good. It has a nice cowboy feel, but wow, no. Just stay away from this craperpiece.

Rebel Galaxy is a space game set out to be the next “freelancer” a pretty lofty goal. They failed.

Not to say the game is entirely bad. It’s got pretty 2005 graphics a great soundtrack and decent ship upgrades. But when you get down to it, It’s a shallow sort of game.

 

It feels as if they outsourced the game to India, asked for a pirate sim and got a space game with a Wild Wild West theme. The game tries so hard to fit all these roles and just falls flat. I believe it would have been a fantastic game had they made a few changes.

For weapons you have variations of turrets and Navel Style broadside cannons. They wildly shoot unless you hold L2 for a focused aim. The turrets auto aim and take out smaller targets. Autonomy is a nice thing.

What I will say though, is the game has a lot of depth in ship configurations despite being pretty shallow and simplistic. It’s like the best of IOS games ported to a PC. (hint: IOS/mobile games mostly suck due to microtransactions)

Essentially the game plays itself. you steer the ship, everything else is done for you. Now granted you are in a bigger than average ship, but it’s also a game. I want to actually feel like I’m doing something beyond controlling the direction.

 

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