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Yager

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Platforms
MobyRank MobyScore
Windows
72
3.9
Xbox
79
4.1
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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 Training section.
Yager Windows A little too bright for fighting.
Yager Windows One of the cutscenes.
Yager Windows Another goes down.

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

Gamesmania Xbox Mar 25, 2003 87 out of 100 87
PC Zone Benelux Windows Dec, 2003 80 out of 100 80
4Players.de Windows Oct 20, 2003 80 out of 100 80
IGN Xbox Sep 21, 2004 7.9 out of 10 79
GameStar (Germany) Windows Jan, 2004 76 out of 100 76
Jeuxvideo.com Xbox Jun 04, 2003 14 out of 20 70
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Nov, 2003 69 out of 100 69
Game Chronicles Windows May 21, 2005 6.8 out of 10 68
GameZone Windows Feb 16, 2005 6.8 out of 10 68
GameSpot Xbox Oct 19, 2004 6.7 out of 10 67

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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.
Contributed to by Matt Keller (101) and Sciere (257365)