IL-2 Sturmovik turns twenty today!

On November 18, 2001, 1C and Ubisoft released a brand-new flight sim from a little-known development studio based in Russia. Maddox Games’ IL-2 Sturmovik introduced a series of firsts into the flight simulation market with its focus on the eastern front and, to most of us in the west, a little known attack aircraft called…

Concepts for the IL-2 series post Bodenplatte

It will be several more months before IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte becomes a completed product. Between now and then, we’re expecting a half dozen more aircraft and four seasons on the north western Europe map along with the associated campaign and career mode that will surely follow the rest of the completed package. What happens…

The IL-2 series buyers guide: 2018 edition

A lot has changed since the last time I did an IL-2 series buyers guide and I thought that it was time to update with the latest information and my latest recommendations. Have my suggestions changed since the last time I wrote about buying into the IL-2 series? Read on! Getting started Since 2001, PC…