Rock, Paper, Shotgun has posted their take on Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion and they definitely seem to like it!
“So, yes. I like it. I knew I liked it when in the heat of a skirmish I upgraded my capital ship to include a boarding party who then captured a pirate frigate and convinced him to fight alongside our fleet, thereafter screeching “Trrrrrreasure, ye say!?” at every order I gave him.”
Read the full review here.