More details about IL-2’s Ju88C-6

Of all of the aircraft coming with IL-2 Sturmovik: Battle of Normandy, the Ju88C-6 is probably the one with the least amount of understanding around it, how it was used, and how it fits into the history of the battle. I’ll admit that my own knowledge was somewhat limited too. Fortunately, lots of information has…

Intense and action packed. My full review of ‘Steel Birds’ for IL-2!

The IL-2 Sturmovik: Great Battles Series has a small but growing collection of paid Scripted Campaigns covering a variety of aircraft and battles. One major aircraft type has been left out so far and that’s the Fw190. But that is no more! Alexander =BlackSix= Timoshkov’s latest ‘Steel Birds’ campaign puts us into the thick of…

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…

IL-2 50% off promo codes take off today

If you were looking to add something to your IL-2: Great Battles Hangar, now may be the right time as the team is offering 50% off discount codes for fans of the series. Here’s how you get your code and what you can apply it to. Half-off most items in the IL-2 store According to…

IL-2 official poll asks about which Scripted Campaign you want next

An official poll started by 1CGS developer BlackSix asks which Great Battles Scripted Campaign you want next with a choice between two possible campaigns that they are starting to develop now that Ice Ring is in the finishing stages and is set to be released within the next few weeks. Fighter versus fighter-bomber over Kuban…

Finnish Virtual Pilots Dynamic War server is a hidden gem

The folks who run the Finnish Virtual Pilots Dynamic War server are running a server that doesn’t seem to always rise to the top of the server list but after my two flights on the server over the last two days of Sturmovikfest, I honestly think that it should. Here are my thoughts on what…

First in-engine images of Yak-9 for IL-2: Great Battles

With 14,000 produced between 1942 and well after World War II was over, the Yak-9 was one of the most mass produced fighters in the Russian arsenal and in history as well. Today we’re getting our first look at this prolific fighter for IL-2: Great Battles with the fully textured and in-engine look at the…