IL-2 launches ‘Spring into Action’ sale

1C Game Studios announced today that they are launching their ‘Spring into Action’ sale with discounts on a variety of released titles including IL-2: Battle of Kuban. Sales are always a great time to get a good deal on some of the IL-2 series great content. Let’s have a look at what’s currently on sale….

DCS: Persian Gulf complete, F-14 fixes, JDAM, more

Eagle Dynamics’ latest Open Beta for DCS World is out and with it come a mix of updates for variety of modules and one significant milestone. Development on Persian Gulf is now complete with several additions to the map marking its final stage of development and with it comes an absolutely epic trailer. The F-14…

Catching the three wire in DCS: F-14 Tomcat

I’ve been putting the DCS: F-14 Tomcat through its paces in the last few days slowly working through navigation, weapon systems, and flying this mighty beast of a fighter. I feel like I can do most of that with no problem except for one thing: Carrier landings. They cause me, and I suspect many of…

Community Q&A with the Knights of the Air!

IL-2: Great Battles Series’ multiplayer community is growing more quickly than ever before with new servers with dedicated virtual flyers joining in all of the time. One of those groups that have made quite a splash is the Knights of the Air (KOTA) server offering a mix of realism and a variety of scenarios to…

On mighty wings! DCS: F-14 Tomcat first impressions

Heatblur Simulations DCS: F-14B Tomcat was released into Early Access just a few weeks ago giving the flight sim public their first hands on with this module and with an aircraft that has made impressions to whole generations of aviation enthusiasts. Building a DCS World module to stand up to that kind of scrutiny is…

1CGS shows off Me262 cockpit, Tank Crew updates

The latest 1CGS Developer Diary update brings with it some great new screenshots showing off the Me262 cockpit, new crew added to the M4A2, and a new visual effect for Tank Crew that will eventually spread to the rest of the series too. Inside views of the Schwalbe We’re treated this week to two beautiful…

Stormbirds turns three!

It’s almost unbelievable to me that I started the Stormbirds blog three years ago today. The goal was a simple blog that let me write a little about one of my favourite hobbies and share some of the latest flight sim news with a few readers. Stormbirds has grown quite a bit since then and…

Octopus G teases DCS: I-16 video

You may have forgotten about the DCS: I-16 and third party developer Octopus G who has been working away on the diminutive Soviet fighter for DCS World. Today a few new images appeared on their Facebook page with a tease that a video will soon be coming . The Rata comes to DCS These two…

New DCS naval aviation, carrier module information

We’ve known for some time now that Eagle Dynamics is working on a more complete carrier operations experience for DCS World including a separate USS Nimitz-class carrier module to be sold separately at some point featuring added fidelity. Today, Matt Wagner gave us a mini-update on the progress being made there and their plans for…