‘Ice Ring’ Scripted Campaign for IL-2 offers plenty of variety

Variety is the spice of life and in the latest Scripted Campaign direct from 1C Game Studios and their in-house campaign author, Black Six, you get more variety than you’d expect from flying the IL-2 Sturmovik. ‘Ice Ring’ is the third Scripted Campaign from 1CGS focused on the Battle of Stalingrad. This scripted campaign focuses…

The trailer for the IL-2’s ‘Ice Ring’ campaign is out

The trailer for the IL-2 Scripted Campaign ‘Ice Ring’ is now out showing off 2-minutes of cinematic gameplay for the upcoming campaign. In this case this news post feels a bit self serving as this trailer is something that I put together with 1CGS mission maker BlackSix and lead producer Jason Williams. Here’s a little…

IL-2 ‘Ice Ring’ Scripted Campaign coming this Summer

1CGS premier scripted campaign builder Alex =BlackSix= Timoshkov has been busy building a new campaign for the IL-2: Great Battles Series and with today’s announcement we now have a third campaign that forms a kind of trilogy on the Battle of Stalingrad. Ice Ring is all about the aerial operations performed by IL-2’s during December…

Hurricane II, Yak-9 and Yak-9T announced as IL-2 Collector Planes!

We’ve heard some very compelling rumours for weeks and now we have the official announcement and confirmation that 1CGS is going to be bringing the Hurricane Mark II, Yak-9 and Yak-9T to IL-2: Great Battles Series as Collector Planes. Let’s have a look at the announcement, the aircraft, and everything that we’ve learned from this…

Review: ‘Fortress on the Volga’ Scripted Campaign for IL-2

Scripted Campaigns still feel like a novelty to me despite the feature now being a couple of years old for the IL-2: Great Battles Series. A variety of premium and free campaigns are now available from the IL-2 website store and through the community forums and that diversity lets several different styles of campaign exist….

Community Q&A with 1CGS’ Black Six

It is my great pleasure to announce that the next Community Q&A is with 1C Game Studio’s Black Six. He’s a historical researcher for the IL-2 series and campaign builder and you’ll recognize his work on past campaigns including Ten Days of Autumn (read the review), Blazing Steppe (read the review) and Sea Dragons (read…

IL-2’s next premium Scripted Campaign info leaks

It’s E3 2018 this weekend with dozens of game announcements already occurring and plenty of entertainment news leaking out onto the internet. We’ve got a small revelation for the IL-2 single player community that you might be interested in. New premium Scripted Campaign BlackSix has been the author of three Scripted Campaigns for the IL-2:…