New features and eye candy for IL-2 fans in latest dev update

Battle of Bodenplatte, Flying Circus and Tank Crew updates are all part of the latest IL-2 developer diary from 1C Game Studios and there’s a great mix of talk about features and some great eye candy from the latest work in progress images so let’s dig into this! Bodenplatte aircraft updates The first news that…

IL-2 Summer Sale is on!

The IL-2 Summer Sale is here! Celebrate the warmer months (in the northern hemisphere anyways) with some serious discounts on IL-2 titles include IL-2: Battle of Kuban which gets its first 50% off treatment. Here’s the details! Discounts are on From June 25th (today) to July 9, 2019 you’ll be able to get the following…

Thrustmaster’s F/A-18C Hornet grip impressions and roundup

Back a couple of weeks ago I was able to get some hands on time with Thrustmaster’s new F/A-18C Hornet grip at Flight-Sim Expo and I thought I would add some of my initial impressions together with a round-up on this new grip that is coming out very soon with commercial availability expected July 25….

Screenshots from Sunday’s Flying Circus Furball

I’ve written about the Flying Circus multiplayer events many times in the past so I didn’t want to write a long piece today recapping my latest foray into the event but I did want to share a ton of screenshots to visually illustrate what the event is currently like. Let’s check those out! Preamble plus…

Community Q&A with the Air Combat Group

My next Community Q&A is with Woop, Kai Lae, Gromic, Thaine, Donkey and the rest of the Air Combat Group. ACG is well known for their expansive campaigns from their IL-2: Cliffs of Dover days. With the group now moving over to the IL-2: Great Battles Series to continue their historically researched scenarios, I thought…

First flights in the DCS: MiG-21bis!

Leatherneck Simulation’s DCS: MiG-21bis is not a new aircraft to DCS World but it is a new aircraft to my hangar and this summer sale I decided to buy this 1960s era interceptor and see what all of the fuss is about. So, what is the MiG-21bis like and what really is all of the…

More info trickles out about Microsoft’s new Flight Simulator

If just over 3-million views on Microsoft’s surprise E3 announcement of their return to Flight Simulator is any indication of what staying power this series has despite its long absence, then I don’t know what is. More information is slowly trickling out about Flight Simulator and it gives us some insights into what this simulator…

Having fun and waiting for the future with Tank Crew

I’m a bit late to the Tank Crew game compared to the earliest of adopters but now that I have it I’ve started to explore what 1CGS has built for the title so far and I’m having a lot of fun. I also am starting to see where 1CGS wants to take the title and…