A Letter from Eagle Dynamics

The conversation in the DCS community has been one of some confusion and varying viewpoints recently. There’s a lot of misinformation out there and more than a little cynicism but there’s also a lot to be excited for and hope for and that was the overall message from Matt Wagner and the rest of the…

Is the Pacific still going to happen for the IL-2 series?

In September 2016, Jason Williams said that the IL-2 series was going to continue with the Eastern Front for one more year while they built technologies that would support future development on a Pacific scenario to follow the year after. Unfortunately, the biggest problem with planning that far in advance is that things change and…

Moments in YouTube Sim Gameplay

I always like to share some of the best YouTube cinematic and gameplay videos when I see them. Today I share with you three interesting videos of some IL-2 and DCS gameplay that I think are worth watching for different reasons. Gameplay videos from across YouTube First, we have CheckSix playing on Tactical Air War…

1CGS shows off Bf109G-6 skins

Following the monumental announcements from last week, 1CGS kept things simple yet informative this week showing off the full collection of skins for the Bf109G-6 Collector Plane coming soon to the IL-2 series. This was a mix of artistry and history for this upcoming addition to the Bf109 series. First of two parts This is…

Eagle Dynamics announces DCS: Yak-52

A few weeks ago an update on Eagle Dynamics music creator’s Soundcloud page revealed a new DCS module and today Eagle Dynamics has confirmed DCS: Yak-52. This aircraft is a training oriented module with an emphasis on low speeds and tight aerobatics. Two seat, slow speed, tight aerobatics The Yak-52 is an aerobatic rated trainer…

The IL-2 and Rise of Flight Thanksgiving Sale

American’s are celebrating Thanksgiving tomorrow and to help celebrate, the 1CGS/777 Studios team is putting IL-2 and Rise of Flight content on sale. The sale goes until November 28th so you have a little time to figure out what you might want. More deals This sale follows on the heels of the Halloween sale just…

AV-8B Harrier early access begins November 29

RAZBAM Simulations took to Facebook today to announce that their long awaited AV-8B NA Harrier module would be entering into Early Access in DCS World on November 29. If you’re ready to fly this versatile jump jet fighter, get your pre-order dollars ready now! The Night Attack Harrier This is the USMC version of the…

DCS shows off 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…