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Take me out to the black
A sort of mix of Privateer, Elite and Freelancer, Rebel Galaxy is an enjoyable bit of swashbuckling sci-fi adventuring which is only let down by one slightly bizarre gameplay mechanic: you can only move on one axis. However, if you can get past this unusual element, there's a lot of fun to be had here living out all your Firefly fantasies. The game is quite similar to others of its genre, being a galaxy spanning flight game, where you explore the universe as a pirate, trader or whatever, battling other ships, meeting aliens, mining asteroids, scavenging from space hulks, discovering ancient relics and a whole heap of other things. You're the commander of a massive star destroyer and one of the game's strongest points is the really epic combat that you get to encounter which makes you feel part of something huge and meaningful, while also being a lot of fun. The game is pretty open, and you can play how you like, choosing to run down down brigands or be one yourself, trade peacefully, explore for the joy of it or any mix you like. For the most part, Rebel Galaxy is a nice little addition to the genre. It's highly accessible, so heading out into the black is a breeze, especially if you have a gamepad, while the visuals are quite nice, with some slick effects and cool ship designs to enjoy. The gameplay is varied and rarely less than fun, with plenty to keep you busy, although there is some uneveness to the difficulty level, while the music is superb and the whole thing is laced with a good sense of humor. If you don't mind the limited movement, then a great time should be had here.