Sightseeing in the new areas of DCS: Persian Gulf

Eagle Dynamics has updated and expanded the DCS: Persian Gulf map to include more areas in the northern section of the map and notably adding two airbases/airports to operate from. Shiraz and Kerman airports are now open and they offer significant bases to fly from. I took up a thematically appropriate MiG-29 to explore and…

DCS offers additional NS 430 GPS options to e-store

The DCS: NS 430 GPS unit continues to draw some criticism from some corners of the community with the latest news surrounding the NS 430 and its availability in two new forms for DCS World. This is all part of the latest DCS World Weekend News. More NS 430 GPS options The NS 430 GPS…

IL-2’s revoked keys are being reactivated

It’s been a up and down kind of week for the IL-2 community and for 1C Game Studios with a clean-up of what should have been unused keys turning into a turbulent issue surrounding grey market game sellers. I’ve seen some pretty nasty (and in my opinion inaccurate) comments from a few individuals and a…

Flying Circus discounts for some long time Rise of Flight fans

For a limited time, 1CGS is offering a small discount to long time fans of Rise of Flight with a variety of discounts depending on how invested you were in the original series. This is a thank you to the Rise of Flight community and something that long time fans of the series have been…

IL-2 3.005 launches Tank Crew, Flying Circus, FW190A-8

It’s another big day for 1CGS and the IL-2: Great Battles Series as patch 3.005 releases bringing with it the FW190A-8 for IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte and two new entries into the series: Tank Crew and Flying Circus. New A-8 packs a punch The first of two FW190 releases for Bodenplatte is here with the…

Stop buying IL-2 from grey market websites

A few IL-2 players are discovering that their IL-2 accounts have been deactivated today. At first glance it looked like technical issue, but new details have come out over the course of the day and it looks like the vast majority of those affected had bought their IL-2 access from one of several third party…

Heatblur hasn’t forgotten the AJS-37 Viggen

Most of the updates recently from Heatblur have been on their highly anticipated F-14A/B Tomcat module that has many sim fans attention focused on this module. Fortunately, for fans of other modules like Heatblur’s excellent AJS-37 module which has been in “early access” for some time, their team is still working hard on this jet….

The Sea Dragons Scripted Campaign Review

Sea Dragon’s is a Scripted Campaign that comes with IL-2: Battle of Kuban so this review isn’t one that will convince you if this Scripted Campaign is worth your hard-earned cash, but rather a preview of what the experience is and if its worth your time. With that in mind, let’s have a look at…

New module priorities and dedicated server news for DCS

Excited players are always looking at future content. That’s just how things go as many people dream of flying their favourite aircraft. Some responses from Eagle Dynamics over recent days has helped fill in a sense of what priorities are for them for future module development. We also have some news on the dedicated server….

Eagle Dynamics announces new Modern Air Combat title

Modern Air Combat was announced today as part of the DCS World Weekend News update. Modern Air Combat (MAC) is the new entry point that Eagle Dynamics is going to offer to players interested in the DCS World offering up 14 combat aircraft in a mid-fidelity flight sim that should appeal to a wider audience…