A great evening of teamplay on Wings of Liberty

One of the things I intend to do more this year is provide a little more coverage of IL-2’s multiplayer scene. More servers are popping up with the likes of Wings of Liberty (WOL), Berloga, Tactical Air War (TAW) and Knights of the Air (KOTA) being among the more popular destinations. Tonight I went on…

IL-2 Christmas/New Year’s Sale Extended

Announced in a post today, the IL-2 Christmas/New Year’s Sale has been extended until January 9th – only on the IL-2 website store. Sale recap Here’s the breakdown of what’s on sale: 66% OFF Battle of Stalingrad (website). Please note that having at least the base game (Stalingrad) on Steam means you can launch it from the…

Looking forward to IL-2: Great Battles in 2019

Last year was a big year for 1C Game Studios, the developers of the IL-2: Great Battles Series, when they launched IL-2: Battle of Kuban and began work on the future of the series. That future will arrive in 2019 with the expected release of all three of the products that they are currently building….

IL-2: Great Battles 2018 year in review

Another year is nearly over and what a year it was for the IL-2: Great Battles Series. Let’s have a look back at 2018 and appreciate what kind of year it has been for fans of the IL-2 series. A slow start and then… a bang! January and February were slow in the news department…

IL-2 Christmas/New Year’s Sale underway!

Starting today and going until January 3rd, 1CGS is offering up the Christmas to New Year’s Sale with discounts of up to 66% off some IL-2: Great Battles Series titles! Tis the season! According to a post made earlier today by the developers, there’s quite a lot on sale: 66% off Battle of Stalingrad 66%…

Fortress on the Volga campaign trailer released

Two pieces of news to share today about the forthcoming IL-2: Battle of Stalingrad based “Fortress on the Volga” campaign with the biggest piece of news being that 1CGS has released a new trailer highlighting key moments from the campaign. Watch the Fortress on the Volga campaign trailer If you’re looking to see some gameplay…

Adapting to IL-2’s new damage model (updated)

IL-2’s patch 3.008 came out as a surprise last week and it brought with it some significant under the hood changes – notably to the damage model. Normally I don’t talk too much about the details of flight models and damage models because its hard to be precise about them, however, I’m making an exception…

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…

1CGS announces Fortress on the Volga campaign

Black Six has successfully created and release two independent campaigns for the IL-2 series with Ten Days of Autumn focused on a Bf109 pilot flying near Moscow while Blazing Steppe covered a Yak-1 pilot in the late summer of the Stalingrad battle. Following an equally interesting Sea Dragons campaign that shipped with IL-2: Battle of…

The IL-2 Autumn sale is on!

The Steam Sale is on and 1CGS usually ties their sales in with the Steam Sales (being integrated together as they are for many users) so with the new Steam Sale on, it’s also time for an IL-2 sale and that means there are some nice discounts out there for folks hunting for a bargain….