IL-2 Sturmovik 2020 year in review

We’ve nearly made it to the end of 2020 and its time to review the past 12-months of IL-2 Sturmovik. This is a summary some of the highlights of the work coming from 1C Game Studios and Team Fusion Simulations over the last year with the two branches of the IL-2 Sturmovik series. Let’s get…

July was Thunderbolt month!

I said it at the start of the month that July was going to be Thunderbolt month and this month has definitely delivered. Here’s a fun recap of content that has come out or has been highlighted this month that feature the P-47 Thunderbolt from WWII! A striking fighter One of World War II’s most…

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…

First impressions of IL-2’s new P-47D-22

The first IL-2: Battle of Normandy aircraft is here and it comes in the form of the classic ‘Razorback’ P-47D-22 Thunderbolt. Not only that but this new version of the P-47 has added some features and a revamped flight model for the already available P-47D-28. Here are some of my first impressions of the P-47D-22…

IL-2 patch 4.008 is here with P-47, Ferdinand, SRS, more!

The first of IL-2: Battle of Normandy’s content arrived today with patch 4.008 for IL-2: Great Battles. It, together with the Sd.Kfz.184 “Ferdinand” which is the last tank for Tank Crew – Clash at Prokhorovka, marks two momentous occasions for the series. Let’s have a quick look at some of the patch highlights! Thunderbolt to…

1CGS shows off P-47D-22 ‘Razorback’ and talks next patches

The latest developer diary for the IL-2: Great Battles Series shows us the next aircraft coming to the series and also the first aircraft for the IL-2: Battle of Normandy series to arrive – the P-47D-22 ‘Razorback!’ Plus they are also talking plans for the next two patches and some nice new 4K skins for…