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Game review
Sela The Space Pirate
Bullet limbo
by Harry Slater 14/2/2013
Product: Sela The Space Pirate
Developer: The Game Atelier
Publisher: The Game Atelier
Format: Android, iPhone, iPad
Genre: Action, Arcade, Shooter
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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Sela The Space Pirate is a game that wants to be many things. It wants to be funny and likeable, it wants to be a twitchy arcade bullet-hell shooter, and it wants to be easy enough that anyone with a finger can pick it up and play.

Some of these desires, as you might imagine, it accomplishes better than others. But while there are problems and poor design choices, all in all the game just about achieves what it sets out to achieve.

It's not a classic, and it won't find itself in your games-you-don't-delete folder, but it's a nice way to waste a few hours all the same.

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A reasonably entertaining take on the bullet-hell genre, Sela The Space Pirate doesn't quite have the polish or the poise to compete with the best
Audio/visual: 6
Gameplay: 6
Value: 7
Innovation: 6
Overall: 6
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