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Game review
Paper Galaxy
Giant enemy crab nebula
by Paul Devlin 5/2/2013
Product: Paper Galaxy
Developer: Liquid Entertainment
Publisher: Liquid Entertainment
Format: Android, iPhone, iPad
Genre: Arcade, Casual, Endless running, Platform
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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Since the arrival of Temple Run, and the legion of copycats that trailed behind it like pilot fish on a shark, the endless-running genre has become all about the chase.

No longer is it enough to simply leap towards the heavens, Doodle Jump-style - now our virtual heroes won’t take a step unless there's something nasty hot on their heels.

Paper Galaxy might seem like a cuddly little highscore-chaser in which you bounce between grinning planets collecting tinkling stars, but dawdle too long and there's a giant space crab just waiting for the chance to show off his killer pincer move. ...
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Summary
A family-friendly spin on the Temple Run formula that's quite gorgeous to watch, but desperately needs leaderboards to keep you space-hopping
RATINGS
Audio/visual: 8
Gameplay: 6
Value: 6
Innovation: 7
Overall: 6
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