Tank Crew released, Hurricane Mark II are now on Steam

IL-2: Great Battle’s great experiment, making a tank sim in a flight simulator, has been officially released and is now available to buy on Steam. This all according to an announcement made earlier today by IL-2 Lead Producer Jason Williams. Also, if you were looking to pick up the Hurricane Mark II on Steam, now…

A closer look at the Prokhorovka map for Tank Crew

In the trio of titles announced in late 2017, Tank Crew was the first to get its new map and it gives us an area of the Eastern Front that has been well explored in multiple previous titles including the original IL-2 series. What’s the new map like and how does it fit into the…

New updates on FC1’s Camel, Tank Crew’s new buildings

With patch 3.006 released on Wednesday, I wasn’t sure if we’d see an update this week from 1CGS but they have been plenty busy and they have a lot to show off to us. This week we’ve got new info on Bodenplatte’s new US pilot model, Flying Circus’ Sopwith Camel, and Tank Crew’s new high…

Checking out new buildings, dev details for IL-2 and Tank Crew

1CGS may have slowed down a bit over the summer but the sheer number of tantalizing details in their recent update definitely has me interested what they have planned. Let’s talk about the latest updates plus some of the details they dropped in today’s dev diary. New buildings, M4 Sherman for Tank Crew We’ve seen…

Frooglesim does a Q&A with IL-2’s Jason Williams

Popular flight simulator YouTuber Froogle has done a question and answer session with IL-2’s Lead Producer Jason Williams. The 42-minute interview covers the range of topics from the history of the series to what the team is working on now and hopes for the future. It’s worth listening in! Watch the video Let me first…

Detailing IL-2’s Patch 3.005 hotfixes

I don’t normally cover every hotfix release for IL-2 (or DCS for that matter) but this has been a big patch and there’s some significant items in the latest hotfixes as well as some clues towards future development that I thought were noteworthy. Let’s break down the latest! A list of updates Patch 3.005 for…

Tank Crew and Flying Circus video roundup

I’m waiting on some extra funding before I jump into Tank Crew and Flying Circus Vol 1 but there’s tons of YouTube content that has been coming out in the last few days and I wanted to share some of the highlights to give you a sense of what these two new titles in the…

IL-2 3.005 launches Tank Crew, Flying Circus, FW190A-8

It’s another big day for 1CGS and the IL-2: Great Battles Series as patch 3.005 releases bringing with it the FW190A-8 for IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte and two new entries into the series: Tank Crew and Flying Circus. New A-8 packs a punch The first of two FW190 releases for Bodenplatte is here with the…

Why I’m excited about Flying Circus

Members of the Rise of Flight community have plenty to look forward to but also some things to be concerned about as Flying Circus’ full details come to light. We knew that the title would be a little bit smaller in scope than Rise of Flight and now we know in which ways, but that…

Tank Crew reactions and personal commentary

1CGS’ new IL-2: Tank Crew – Clash at Prokhorovka is just weeks away from an early access release (sometime in July) and information has started to appear thanks to a major developer update that came out last Friday. In writing the article for that update, I posited the question to readers: Should I cover Tank…