The U-2VS review

The U-2VS is an interesting and unique aircraft for the IL-2: Great Battles Series and it offers a variety of gameplay options for virtual pilots. The question that has lingered since December when it was released, however, is if this aircraft is worth the money and should you buy it? In this review I hope…

First impressions on the IL-2 series’ U-2VS

One of the benefits of some early holiday vacation time is that I’ve been able to download and enjoy the latest IL-2 content and I have for you folks my very first impressions of the new U-2VS and a ton of screenshots to help tied you over! Full review on this aircraft will be coming…

IL-2 series autumn sale is on now!

If you were waiting on sale for IL-2 related content, wait no longer as 1CGS is offering some great discounts on IL-2 content in celebration of the autumn season. I’ve got some details for you right here! 66% off Battle of Stalingrad and Moscow, others for a bit less The sale starts today (October 22nd)…

Reviewing IL-2’s Bf109G-6

Last week I reviewed the La-5FN Series 2 which was one of two new Collector aircraft offered at the end of IL-2: Battle of Kuban’s development cycle. These two aircraft are separate purchases from IL-2: Battle of Kuban but they fit into the later dates of that campaign. While the La-5FN is possibly the best…

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…

IL-2: Battle of Kuban full review coming soon, plus more content

I thought I’d do a short update on some planned content coming out soon for Stormbirds starting with news on the status of my full review of IL-2: Battle of Kuban. I’m also working away on a whole bunch of new content to share with everyone including a new cinematic video I hope to launch…

Battle of Moscow on sale?

As far as I know there hasn’t been a formal announcement for a sale. That seems to matter little as according to the IL-2 website, Battle of Moscow is on sale. Surprise sale? Right now, at least according to the front page, IL-2: Battle of Moscow Standard edition (with 8 aircraft) is on for $24.99….

1CGS offers new IL-2 sale

This new sale from 1CGS on their IL-2 series offers up the chance to build a discounted bundle of collectors planes at 33% off. This is how it works. Buy BoM, BoS or BoK The sale is for Collector Planes so if you already own all of them this won’t do you any good. If…

An IL-2 sale with a twist

Jason Williams announced earlier today that for a limited time you can buy IL-2: Battle of Stalingrad, Moscow, or Kuban at full price and receive 33% off a total of 3 Collector Planes. Although this is maybe not as good of a deal as the sale that we saw some weeks ago, there is a…

New Collector Plane promo code for IL-2

The second use of promotional codes for the IL-2 series focuses squarely on the Collector Planes with a 50% code for the P-40E-1, MC.202, La-5 Series 8 and FW190A-3. Previously the La-5 and FW190 have seen 50% of sales but the MC.202 and P-40E-1 have never seen anything close to that so this is a…