nVidia announces RTX 2000 series GPUs and foreshadows the future

After two years of waiting, nVidia has finally announced their new RTX 2000 series graphics cards and it looks like the long wait between generations may have been worth it as today’s announcement shows off some very impressive technology. Plenty of tech sites are covering this in more detail than I can hope to provide…

Testing out the AMRAAM and 9X on the Hornet

DCS World 2.5 beta has massively updated the firepower on the F/A-18C with the introduction of the AIM-120B, AIM-120C, and AIM-9X air-to-air missiles. I tested them out and here are some reactions. Lobbing missiles at range While flying the Hornet armed with AIM-7 Sparrows I feel like a capable but somewhat limited air-to-air platform with…

The IL-2 series buyers guide: 2018 edition

A lot has changed since the last time I did an IL-2 series buyers guide and I thought that it was time to update with the latest information and my latest recommendations. Have my suggestions changed since the last time I wrote about buying into the IL-2 series? Read on! Getting started Since 2001, PC…

IL-2 developers show off Me262

The Sturmvogel or Storm Bird is the subject of 1CGS’ latest Developer Diary with some early 3D work in progress shots of the Me262 coming to IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte. The developers asked us if we think it looks fast and I would say that it does with a resounding yes! A few development shots…

New DCS: F/A-18C update details EW, AIM-120, and AIM-9X features

Matt Wagner from Eagle Dynamics has released a new video showcasing some new features for the DCS: F/A-18C module including some new features for the electronic warfare system as well as additional features for the AIM-120 and AIM-9X missiles. Expanded capabilities The Hornet continues to gain features through its early access period and these next…

DCS: Yak-52 reviews, videos and new info

Eagle Dynamics new DCS: Yak-52 module is out and players have been generating videos and reactions to this new module and I thought it was a great opportunity to share some of what’s been going on with that module. We also have some news from Eagle Dynamics on some updates and fixes to the aircraft….

VirPil’s MongoosT-50 throttle gets Ralfi’s Alley review

New flight sim hardware is often few and far between but VirPil has been making a solid effort at being a top tier provider of joysticks, desk mounts, grips and bases and now their MongoosT-50 Throttle is ready for the limelight and YouTuber Ralfi has done an great in-depth review on this new piece of…

First experiences with in-flight refueling

My DCS World experiences continue to expand as the third mission of the Eastern Friendship campaign suggested that I go fuel up before proceeding on my CAP mission. Having finally succeeded in putting the refueling probe in the basket, I wanted to talk briefly about this and point everyone towards a helpful video that I…

Jason Williams answers Reddit AMA

A couple of weeks ago I posted about an upcoming Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) Q&A that Jason Williams was planning to do with r/il2sturmovik. Jason’s now had a chance to read through and answer many of the questions that came up during the AMA and I highly recommend checking them out. Some key highlights…

Frooglesim does a Q&A with IL-2’s Jason Williams

Popular flight simulator YouTuber Froogle has done a question and answer session with IL-2’s Lead Producer Jason Williams. The 42-minute interview covers the range of topics from the history of the series to what the team is working on now and hopes for the future. It’s worth listening in! Watch the video Let me first…