DCS shows of Hormuz, Hornet, WWII updates

This past weekend the DCS World Weekend News showed off some new materials that I think fans will find extremely interesting. A new teaser shows off the Hornet and the new Strait of Hormuz map and we get a look at some nearly finished models for the WWII Asset Pack. The Asset Pack The models…

IL-2 In-depth: Tank Crew

The third announcement in the IL-2 series update on Friday was surrounding a new tank sim called Tank Crew. Tank Crew, like the other announced titles, is part of the IL-2: Great Battles Series and that means that this integrates into the rest of the IL-2 series. Armored warfare Tank Crew is kind of a…

IL-2 in-depth: Flying Circus

Rise of Flight World War I aircraft are going to be joining the IL-2 series in Flying Circus. A recreation of Rise of Flight in the IL-2 series and its upgraded Digital Warfare Engine is hopefully the first of several releases aimed at bringing that World War I experience back to the fore. A love…

IL-2 In-depth: Battle of Bodenplatte

Yesterday was a really big day for the IL-2 series as we learned about the future of the series and what they would be working on next. I don’t think any of us expected the scale or scope of the offering coming at us but now that we know their plans I thought its a…

IL-2 developers announce three new products

1CGS and 777 Studios made a major announcement today of three new products for the IL-2 series effectively forming the IL-2: Great Battles series under which these three new titles and the preceding three titles would be all grouped under. Battle of Bodenplatte, Flying Circus and Tank Crew are all due out sometime in 2018…

Stormbirds site news

Stormbirds has been around for one and a half years now and its grown immensely since my initial plans for it. I’m covering more simulators and more news and content than I imagined I would and I’ve received a lot of positive comments in the communities that this blog seeks to help serve so I…

Speculating on IL-2’s future

Earlier today, Jason Williams, IL-2’s Lead Producer, took to the forums and Facebook to say that the future of IL-2 would be announced this Friday. In the subsequent hours the community has been rife with speculation and its my turn to take a shot at what is coming next and how things might go. Buckle…

Future of IL-2 to be revealed on Friday

Today the IL-2 team and Team manager Jason Williams took to Facebook to announce a reveal coming this Friday. What we know Precious little information is currently available. This is what Jason had to say: Attention Pilots! On November 17th, 2017 at 12:00 GMT the Sturmovik Team will reveal its plans for the future in…

DCS Mirage 2000C update coming soon

A recent post by RAZBAM developer CptSmiley on the r/hoggit Reddit community has highlighted some upcoming changes for the Mirage 2000C. If you’re a fan of this module you’re going to want to read about it. Flight model updates One of the bigger criticisms of the Mirage 2000C right now is the flight model. Although its…

War Thunder 1.73 adds French aircraft

A new update to the War Thunder series brings with it a seventh nation to the games ambitious line-up of pre and post World War II era aircraft. War Thunder 1.73 adds a half dozen bombers, fighters, attack planes and post-war jets to the tech tree lineup. Vive La France France fought for a year…

Team Fusion announces Cliffs of Dover: Blitz Edition

Officially recognized third party mod group Team Fusion has announced the imminent release of IL-2: Cliffs of Dover patch 4.5 TFS update. It’s being called the Blitz Edition with a an imminent Steam release. Does this mark a turning point for Cliffs of Dover? Blitz edition changes (almost) everything When IL-2: Cliffs of Dover launched…