First impressions of the DCS: F/A-18C Hornet

Normally I like to try and get my first impressions within a few days of the release. I decided against that with the Hornet as I needed to climb up through the basic training before I felt like I was able to give any sort of reaction or proper response to this aircraft. Now, I’m…

IL-2 Summer Sale on plus first images of the Po-2

It’s the summer and that means that we’ve got sales on in the world of flight simulation including 1CGS’ IL-2: Great Battles Series which has a whole bunch of sales on for the series. Plus, we’ve got our first in-engine update on the Po-2 which appears to be coming along nicely! But first, the sales!…

DCS summer sale arrives with 50% off most modules

It’s the summer solstice and the official start of summer in the northern hemisphere here and that meals that the summer sale season is on! Most DCS World modules are now 50% off their regular sale price which means some massive discounts for everything but the most recently released modules. Let’s dig into the details!…

RAZBAM’s project roadmap is an interesting one

With three big surprises coming out of RAZBAM today for DCS fans, I thought now would also be a good chance to talk about their project plan as presented to us today and try and answer some of the questions around if RAZBAM can sustain this many projects at once. Can RAZBAM handle this many…

A day of RAZBAM DCS surprises

DCS third party developer RAZBAM has been teasing that they had a surprise or two in the works for a couple of weeks and now they have delivered on their promise to reveal their surprises and give us an idea of what they intend to deliver before the end of 2018. Buckle up because I…

IL-2 completes revamped Steam integration, minor patch updates

Changes to the way that Steam does their account integration with third parties has required 1CGS to make a pretty hefty update for IL-2 so that Steam accounts can keep on working. In a patch released earlier today, 1CGS has now completed their update for Steam integration. For everyone flying this standalone without Steam, there’s…

DCS: F/A-18C Hornet news roundup

Eagle Dynamics continues to work away at their new flagship module and multiple updates have come out fixing problems and ensuring that the Hornet is everything that it should be. No new systems are available yet but there is a lot of work going on and I wanted to try and capture what is happening…

VIRPIL production line ramps up, shows off WarBRD, Constellation Delta

Belarusian based VIRPIL, the makers of some very interesting and apparently high quality flight sticks, is ramping up their production line after some delays and that means that their Mongoose T50 base, grip and throttle as well as their new WarBRD base and Constellation Delta grip are ready to be shipped out. Constellation nearly ready…

New IL-2 developer update focuses on P-47, FW190D-9!

It’s been a few weeks since the last big update from 1CGS on IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte but a lot is going on behind the scenes. The biggest news is around the forthcoming 3.004 update and around the latest work-in-progress P-47 and FW190D-9 renders. Dora and Thunderbolt Every aircraft update for Battle of Bodenplatte feels…

IL-2 team Post Mortem on Las Vegas FS Expo

Earlier today, Jason Williams, IL-2’s Lead Producer, presented a Post Mortem on the Las Vegas Flight Sim Expo that happened this past weekend. In it are pictures from the IL-2 booth and thoughts on how things went. It’s worth the read. Getting visibility out there for IL-2 It’s been a good year for the IL-2…

WarThunder 1.79 update is another big one

Gaijin, the developers of War Thunder, continue to press ahead on their multiplayer wargame extravaganza that they have built up over the years with a major update. War Thunder 1.79 brings with it some long awaited updates to old aircraft models while adding the usual mix of new ones (and new tanks and ships for…

RAZBAM talks MiG-19P, M2000C updates, and F-15E rumoured

DCS World third party developer RAZBAM has been pretty busy recently doing a bunch of different things and most recently they have been talking and showing the latest efforts on the MiG-19, the Mirage 2000C and, a rumoured restart to their F-15E Strike Eagle. Interesting! Mirage updates planned RAZBAM has a lot on the go…