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Yager (Windows)

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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.


Yager Windows Night attack
Yager Windows One of the cutscenes.
Yager Windows Lovely island.
Yager Windows Looks like a storm, but the game doesn't have any weather effects.

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Yager Screenshot
Yager Wallpaper
Yager Wallpaper
Yager Screenshot

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

Game Captain Oct 20, 2003 88 out of 100 88
Yiya Dec 30, 2003 B+ 83
Withingames Oct 17, 2003 4 out of 5 80
PC Zone Benelux Dec, 2003 80 out of 100 80
GameStar (Germany) Oct, 2003 75 out of 100 75
Jeuxvideo.com Oct 14, 2003 14 out of 20 70
Gameplay (Benelux) Nov, 2003 69 out of 100 69
2404.org PC Gaming Feb 17, 2005 6.8 out of 10 68
GameZone Feb 16, 2005 6.8 out of 10 68
FileFactory Games / Gameworld Network Mar 28, 2005 65 out of 100 65


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German release

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 (393301) added Yager (Windows) on Oct 28, 2003
Other platforms contributed by Matt Keller (101)