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…

IL-2’s Autumn Sale begins with 75% discounts!

Lots of excitement around the IL-2 series right now as a 75% sale kicks in and a major announcement arrives tomorrow sometime. If you wanted to fill your hangar with some IL-2 content, now is a fantastic time to add some aircraft in! The sale is on (or will be for Steam) Here are all…

New IL-2 trailers for Kuban, Flying Circus are out

1C Game Studios is working to ensure that there are gameplay trailers from all of their IL-2: Great Battles Series titles and that means new trailers for previously and just released titles. Let’s have a look! New for Kuban and Flying Circus The first new trailer is by community member =HH= Paulk. Paulk is a…

Community Q&A with SYN_Haashashin, creator of Achtung Spitfire!

It’s been a little while since I put together the last Community Q&A but I am very pleased to release this next one. This Q&A is with SYN_Haashashin from the IL-2 and Rise of Flight communities. Haashashin and The Syndicate squadron have long been into multiplayer flying but also involved with the single player mission…

Reminder: IL-2 sale ends September 3rd

The ‘Endless Summer’ sale for the IL-2: Great Battles series ends next Tuesday on the website and this Thursday if you wanted to buy from the Steam Store. This is your reminder! A reminder of what’s on sale There’s a lot of good deals going on for IL-2 right now with sale and I always…

End of summer IL-2 sale is on!

Though not officially announced yet, it appears that an end of summer IL-2 sale is now on with various titles in the IL-2: Great Battle Series being offered at a substantial discount. If you were thinking about picking up something from the 1CGS IL-2 store or Steam, now is definitely the time! What’s on sale?…

New screenshots for Achtung Spitfire!

1CGS has released just over a dozen new screenshots for the forthcoming Achtung Spitfire! campaign by IL-2 third party group ‘The Syndicate.’ Let’s check out the new screenshots! Scenes from the upcoming campaign Though Spitfire’s saw limited combat with the Soviet Union, just over a hundred Spitfire’s were used over the Kuban region making the…