IL-2: Battle of Kuban In-Depth Review

1C Game Studios officially released IL-2: Battle of Kuban to the public in March of 2018. The title release includes a year and a half worth of development on new content and game features that has added to the value of the entire IL-2 series. Has the third generation of IL-2 now met or surpassed…

DCS: Persian Gulf live stream #2 recap

Earlier today, Matt Wagner did the second live stream of the DCS: Persian Gulf map featuring the DCS: F/A-18C Hornet module. This time around we got to see a lot of the Iranian portion of the map checking out some of the terrain in that section. I’m happy to share some of my notes from…

The Spitfire IX in Battle of Bodenplatte

The charge made by a few have suggested that Bodenplatte’s forthcoming Spitfire IX is outdated and obsolete at the time of the Battle of Bodenplatte. That would be inaccurate at best, so let’s have a look at the Spitfire IX. A brief history of the Spitfire IX The Spitfire IX is a type that saw…

Heatblur progress update on DCS:F-14

That other US Navy carrier-borne fighter is also getting some big updates these days as Heatblur reveals new video and images of their work-in-progress F-14 module. Its still not quite ready to shed the “Chromecat” visuals but its clear that the rest of the simulation effort is going well. This is the latest on the…

Deka Ironworks updates on JF-17, J-11, KJ-200

DCS third party contributor is busy building additional Chinese content for DCS including the flyable JF-17 module, J-11 and KJ-200 AI aircraft, and the possibility that more types of aircraft will become flyable in the future. This is a quick status update on the latest from Deka Ironworks. JF-17 art and systems work The Deka…

New 1CGS Dev Diary details Bodenplatte, Tank Crew, more!

After a couple of weeks hiatus on the developer diaries, we’re back with 1CGS newest update on the future of IL-2 including our very first look at some 3D models slated for IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte and a hint at when the new early access period will begin. Spitfire and Bf109 Two of the aircraft…

Second DCS live stream featuring the Hornet and Persian Gulf

Last Sunday, Matt Wagner took DCS fans on a tour of the southern part of the DCS: Persian Gulf map. This weekend the tour of the newest map for DCS will continue with a live stream look at the northern section of the map. Mountains of Iran The second tour of DCS: Persian Gulf is…

IL-2 Spring Sale is on

Have any missing aircraft in your IL-2 hangar? Now might be a great time to fill it up with the IL-2 Spring Sale. What’s on sale? For the first time, IL-2: Battle of Stalingrad is on sale for 60% off. This is really good value for the title as it takes full advantage of the…

The IL-2 Career mission that broke my joystick’s trigger

I broke the trigger on my VKB Gladiator joystick while flying a particularly intense IL-2 career mission. I popped on to the VKB online store and ordered myself a new one so that’s not really the story, but I thought it was a funny way to tell another tale about the IL-2 Career mode. 731st…

DCS: Persian Gulf live stream recap

Earlier today, Matt Wagner from Eagle Dynamics, took fans on a tour of the new Persian Gulf map in the DCS: F/A-18C Hornet module. The tour offered viewers a sightseeing look at some of the landmarks and details of the map as well as a way to get a look at some of the Hornet’s…

DCS community organized Igor Tishin memorial flight UPDATED

Eagle Dynamics founder, Igor Tishin, sadly passed away last week and the DCS community is paying their respects to him and his vision with a memorial flight. Organized memorial flight Enormous community support came out with registration at simulator news site Two More Weeks filling up rapidly. 59th Ravens posted a full stream of the…