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Yager (Windows)

Teen
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Theme
72
Critic Score
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.9
User Score
5 point score based on user ratings.
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Description

Yager is a futuristic aerial combat game that puts the player in the role of air ace Magnus Tide. After crashing his plane, losing his job and being dumped by his girlfriend, he feels like his life can't get any worse. Fortunately, Magnus managed to get himself a new ship and a new job as a freelancer for his former employer, Proteus. Unfortunately for Magnus, his new job couldn't have come at a worse time, as the world is on the verge of full scale war.

It is this war that Magnus must survive and prosper in. From the cockpit the player must shoot through 22 missions through responsive terrain, with ground and air targets. As the game goes on, better machinery becomes available.

Screenshots

Yager Windows Sadly the beach is deserted.
Yager Windows Destroying the enemy's base with their own equipment.
Yager Windows One of the cutscenes.
Yager Windows A few more strikes and he's finished.

Alternate Titles

  • "Крылатый охотник" -- Russian spelling
  • "Aerial Strike: Low Attitude - High Stakes" -- US PC title

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User Reviews

Yager is a gem! Tara Taylor (12) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars

Critic Reviews

Gamesmania Sep 24, 2003 90 out of 100 90
PC Zone Benelux Dec, 2003 80 out of 100 80
Withingames Oct 17, 2003 4 out of 5 80
Gameplay (Benelux) Nov, 2003 69 out of 100 69
2404.org PC Gaming Feb 17, 2005 6.8 out of 10 68
Game Chronicles May 21, 2005 6.8 out of 10 68
JeuxVideoPC.com Jun 28, 2006 13 out of 20 65
Glide Underground Apr 07, 2005 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Gaming Nexus Feb 23, 2005 5.5 out of 10 55
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jun, 2005 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50

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Trivia

In Germany, the game was launched with 6.000 special edition copies. It contained the book 'Die Sagittarius-Verschwörung' about the Yager universe and an exclusive Audio CD with 20 audio tracks from the game score. This was a PC release exclusive.
Sciere (291379) added Yager (Windows) on Oct 28, 2003
Other platforms contributed by Matt Keller (101)