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 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…

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…

New winter scenery, A-20B progress for IL-2 developer update

The developers working on IL-2: Battle of Kuban have more developer diary information for us this week focused on the new winter scenery and on the upcoming A-20B aircraft coming soon to the series. Winter is coming It snowed today for the first time in the season and that coincides perfectly with this developer update….

DCS Strait of Hormuz teaser

This morning the Eagle Dynamics team released an official teaser trailer for Strait of Hormuz. This follows up on a teaser trailer released for the DCS: F/A-18C Hornet also coming out this week. Clearly things are moving along for DCS world these days. Modern focused map This very much a modern focused map as opposed…

Heatblur bringing AI Draken to DCS

There may be a flyable future ahead as Heartblur announces the Saab 35 Draken for DCS. This mach capable fighter was developed for and flown by the Royal Swedish Air Force for many years and exported to Finland, Denmark and Austria. The Dragon is AI (for now) Heatblur announced this new content project today on…

Collector Plane Sale for IL-2

A sale ending November 14th offers Collector Planes at 50% off for people who purchase one of the two IL-2 campaigns available in the store. How does it work? You first have to buy one of the two IL-2 premium campaigns first. These are $9.99 each. You can read my reviews of Ten Days of…

DCS: F/A-18 weapons, sensors, early access roll out

Eagle Dynamics is continuing to do small bug significant updates via their Facebook page on their DCS: F/A-18C Hornet module. Today we’re learning about some (but not all) of the sensors and weapon systems that the module will support. We’re also learning how Early Access will roll out and what will and will not be…