A few thoughts ahead of the IL-2 live stream

In two days, 1C Game Studios will be hosting a live stream featuring Albert Zhiltsov (Loft) and Daniil Tuseev (Han). We don’t know much about the stream except that they will be doing back to back streams in both English and Russian. Presumably the future of the series will be discussed and we may even…

An update on the DCS: F-4 Phantom

Heatblur have been very quiet about the DCS: F-4 Phantom. This has been by design as Heatblur CEO Nicholas Dackard aka Cobra8472, has said a few times in public that the team wouldn’t be showing off too much until they were close to release. I would imagine that Heatblur’s excellent PR machine would kick into…

More DCS 3rd party modules to be announced

Eagle Dynamics has certainly been on a roll recently with aircraft and map announcements coming every week. Matt Wagner from Eagle Dynamics has let slip that there are additional modules in the queue waiting to be announced. Ok then! Four more! The DCS community loves new modules almost as much as we love to speculate…

What’s next for Tank Crew?

The IL-2 Sturmovik: Great Battles Series has expanded well beyond its original Battle of Stalingrad title adding not only a series of follow-on flight sim titles encompassing World War II and World War I but it also ventured out into more risky terrain by building and integrated a tank sim into the experience. Tank Crew…

IL-2 has a mystery plane that will be announced soon (updated)

A relatively straightforward question asked on the IL-2 forums has lead to a much more interesting answer from IL-2 series Executive Producer Jason Williams. As a result, we now know that a mystery aircraft is in development now and will be announced soon. Here’s what we know! Of pre-orders and mystery planes Let’s talk about…

What’s next for IL-2 Great Battles in 2022 and beyond?

Over the next six months, 1C Game Studios is set to deliver quite a bit of content for both IL-2: Battle of Normandy as well as Flying Circus and sprinkled in there are some Collector Planes and Vehicles too which will add to the experience. After that we don’t really know what comes next so…

Magnitude 3 teases new DCS aircraft?

The folks at Magnitude 3/Leatherneck Studios (whatever their name is these days) sent out a Happy New Year message yesterday and the eagle eyed among you have spotted something interesting in the message. Let’s have a look. Hidden aircraft? In wishing us a happy new year for 2022, Magnitude 3 might have teased a new…

IL-2’s Producer is teasing…something!

Jason Williams, the Executive Producer for IL-2 Sturmovik: Great Battles, is a hands on producer who has on more than one occasion ventured to a museum to gather photos and data for one or more aircraft that the series is aiming to include. Yesterday, he posted a cryptic teaser and we, of course, have been…

Russian language interview reveals new DCS details, F-4, WWII Marianas, more!

Russian language YouTube channel ‘GENA PILOT’ has released an interview with members of the Eagle Dynamics team in a wide ranging interview that covers everything from current projects underway as well as some notable news about the F-4 Phantom (*sounds of everyone sitting up in their seat*), talk about the WWII Marianas map and more….

The DCS: Mi-24 release window

Excitement around the launch of DCS: Mi-24 has reached a fevered pitch as the early access release of the module nears. There have been a few disappointments in the community and I thought it best to provide an update on what we know about the launch window for this new iconic addition to DCS World’s…