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Yager

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Released
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 A very hard and intense battle.
Yager Windows Lovely island.
Yager Windows Another goes down.
Yager Windows Night attack

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 Windows Sep 24, 2003 90 out of 100 90
Gamesmania Xbox Mar 25, 2003 87 out of 100 87
4Players.de Windows Oct 20, 2003 80 out of 100 80
Withingames Windows Oct 17, 2003 4 out of 5 80
Eurogamer.net (UK) Xbox May 06, 2003 7 out of 10 70
GameZone Windows Feb 16, 2005 6.8 out of 10 68
2404.org PC Gaming Windows Feb 17, 2005 6.8 out of 10 68
GameSpot Xbox Oct 19, 2004 6.7 out of 10 67
JeuxVideoPC.com Windows Jun 28, 2006 13 out of 20 65
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows 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.
Contributed to by Matt Keller (101) and Sciere (256969)