IL-2 24-hour flash sale on webstore

1CGS is having a webstore only flash sale for IL-2: Great Battles Series with three titles on sale for anywhere between 50% and 75% off. Here’s what you need to know! On sale for 24-hours only Three titles in the Great Battles Series are going on sale for today online on the IL-2 webstore. Tank…

GAZ AA truck and Bodenplatte map upgrades take form

1CGS is reporting that their work on the GAZ Collector AA truck is nearly complete and that their map team has made impressive progress improving the detailing of the strategically important railway networks around the Bodenplatte map. This all part of this week’s developer diary. Let’s have a look at what you need to know!…

Flight Journal: Getting the edge back with the Fw190A-6

A few weeks ago I wrote about losing the edge in combat flight sims. Faced with bad luck, poor tactics, and some broken flight sim hardware, my most recent sorties were mostly unsatisfying and it was time for a little break from flying. A few weeks does a lot of good because my most recent…

1CGS give us first look at Normandy map

The first look at a map is always exciting. We saw a peak at some mountains for Kuban and a look at different seasons with the Rhineland map and this time we’re getting a first look at what Normandy’s map is going to look like. We also have confirmation that the Rhineland map for IL-2:…

IL-2 Combat Box server introduces new voice recognition system

Looking for a little more immersion with your IL-2 multiplayer session? Combat Box, one of the series more popular servers, has introduced a new voice recognition system that lets you combine your IL-2 multiplayer and SRS radio communications together. Let’s have a look at what they are up to! Immersive radio experience In a post…

IL-2 ‘Wind of Fury’ campaign review

It may have slipped past, unnoticed in the patch notes, but I want to make sure to get some attention for a very fun Scripted Campaign for IL-2 Battle of Bodenplatte. ‘Wind of Fury’ is a free Scripted Campaign featuring the Tempest Mark V and after completing a play through I can say that it’s…

Flight Journal: ‘Wind of Fury,’ the first three missions

Just over a month ago, owners of IL-2: Battle of Boddenplatte received a free Scripted Campaign to help pad out the single player experience. It features the Tempest Mark V (Series 2) introduction on the front-lines following the conclusion of the V-1 interception campaign. If the first three missions are any indication, the following seven…

IL-2: Great Battles combat flight sim sale goes live!

While some of you might be taking to the skies in a Cessna or an Airbus today, others may be looking for something featuring a little more combat and for fans both new and old of the IL-2: Great Battles Series, here comes an all new sale with some enticing prices to get you started…

Thunderbolt Ascendant? IL-2: Battle of Normandy P-47D-22 review

Thunderbolt month continues with my review of the first aircraft out of the gate for IL-2: Battle of Normandy. The P-47D-22 Thujnderbolt is a ‘Razorback’ variant of the Thunderbolt and is a type that is rarely portrayed in flight sims, movies and video games. Yet, these earlier model P-47’s were the critical type to fight…