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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 A little too bright for fighting.
Yager Windows One of the cutscenes.
Yager Windows A short sequence where you test a new weapon.
Yager Windows Cutscene showing off a large fleet.

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! Windows Tara Taylor (12)

The Press Says

Game Revolution Xbox Oct, 2004 A+ 100
XBox Front Xbox May 28, 2005 90 out of 100 90
Gamesmania Windows Sep 24, 2003 90 out of 100 90 Xbox May 09, 2003 86 out of 100 86
Yiya Windows Dec 30, 2003 B+ 83
Strategy Informer Windows Mar 13, 2005 7.2 out of 10 72 (UK) Xbox May 06, 2003 7 out of 10 70 Windows Oct 14, 2003 14 out of 20 70
GameSpot Xbox Oct 19, 2004 6.7 out of 10 67
Gaming Nexus Windows Feb 23, 2005 5.5 out of 10 55


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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.
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