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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 A short sequence where you test a new weapon.
Yager Windows Night attack
Yager Windows Lovely island.
Yager Windows Looks like a storm, but the game doesn't have any weather effects.

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)

Critic Reviews

Game Captain Windows Oct 20, 2003 88 out of 100 88
Gamesmania.de Xbox Mar 25, 2003 87 out of 100 87
4Players.de Xbox May 09, 2003 86 out of 100 86
PC Games (Germany) Windows Oct 15, 2003 84 out of 100 84
4Players.de Windows Oct 20, 2003 80 out of 100 80
PC Zone Benelux Windows Dec, 2003 80 out of 100 80
Eurogamer.net (UK) Xbox May 06, 2003 7 out of 10 70
JeuxVideoPC.com Windows Jun 28, 2006 13 out of 20 65
Gaming Nexus Windows Feb 23, 2005 5.5 out of 10 55
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Jun, 2005 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50

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Trivia

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.
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