New DCS: F/A-18C update details EW, AIM-120, and AIM-9X features

Matt Wagner from Eagle Dynamics has released a new video showcasing some new features for the DCS: F/A-18C module including some new features for the electronic warfare system as well as additional features for the AIM-120 and AIM-9X missiles. Expanded capabilities The Hornet continues to gain features through its early access period and these next…

First impressions of the DCS: AV-8B Harrier

The last DCS sale convinced me to buy RAZBAM’s AV-8B Harrier and I wanted to offer my first impressions of this module after spending just a little time with it over the last several days. This is my first impression of this module. Good reputation and an interesting aircraft I’ve been keeping an eye on…

DCS: Normandy and Spitfire updates timed with D-Day Invasion anniversary

The 74th Anniversary of the Operation Overlord D-Day Invasion was just a couple of days ago and to help mark that occasion, the developers at Eagle Dynamics have released some new information and updates for DCS: Normandy, DCS: WWII Assets Pack, and DCS: Spitfire IX. The Spitfire gets more options This has been on the…

Changes are coming to IL-2’s Steam integration

Earlier today, Jason Williams posted an announcement detailing many of the details behind a forthcoming change to the way that IL-2 and Steam are linked. Important details for players who use Steam to sign in to IL-2 – for everyone else, carry on! Keep calm and link your account There are a bunch of changes…

DCS: Persian Gulf now available for pre-order

Today, Eagle Dynamics announced that DCS: Persian Gulf, the latest map for DCS, is available for pre-order sale. The new Persian Gulf map is a modern combat oriented map using a combination of satellite and art generated textures and objects to fill out 200,000 sq km of map centering on the Strait of Hormuz. Map…

War Thunder Update 1.77 is a big one

An upgraded graphics engine, tons of new vehicle and aircraft content, and new sound effects, round up a fairly substantial update coming to the War Thunder series. Version 1.77 is titled ‘Advancing Storm.’ Dagor Engine 5.0 War Thunder introduces a major update for their game engine with ‘Dagor Engine 5.0’ with better shadow effects, better…

Reviewing IL-2’s A-20B Boston

Part two of my IL-2 patch 3.001 series involves looking at the new light bomber on the Allied side, the Douglas A-20B ‘Boston’, used by multiple air forces as a light bomber and ground attacker to great effect. How does it compare to some of the other bombers in the IL-2 series and does it…

Two to three weeks for IL-2 3.001

We now know that IL-2 3.001 will release in two to three weeks putting the official launch of Battle of Kuban firmly in the middle of March. So soon I was really thinking the release would be this week but it was not to be. I’m unfortunately operating with limited internet this week (wrote a…

Another episode of DCS: F/A-18C familiarization

Eagle Dynamics’ Matt Wagner walks everyone through a new episode on how to fly the F/A-18C Hornet with a look at three key instrument panels: Head Up Display (HUD), Upfront Controller (UFC), and Integrated Fuel / Engine Indicator (IFEI). Let’s have a look! Acronym soup The HUD, UC and IFEI are all crucial for flying…

New A-20 screens and a festive message

Posting some new images from the Dev Build of IL-2: Battle of Kuban today was an early Christmas present from Jason Williams, IL-2’s lead producer. The 1C Game Studios team is going to be off for the holidays for several days and while they take a well deserved break we get a chance to look…