IL-2 dev diary focuses on tanks, map news, Marshal-feature

Tank Crew – Clash at Prokhorovka is by far the most unique of the three titles that 1CGS announced well over a year ago when the revealed the future development for the series. Now we’re approaching a major update for the series with two new tanks and the Belgorod map entering into beta testing. New…

IL-2 patch 3.010b contains quite a few tweaks

I don’t normally write about hotfixes to IL-2 patches unless they contain a major bug fix or if they feature quite a few small fixes and patch 3.010b qualifies. Let’s have a look! Mostly GUI related updates The GUI (graphical user interface) for IL-2 has seen a few tweaks over the years but the one…

More hints for IL-2’s future

Between Jason’s update a week ago and this developer diary, we’re getting a sense of what 2019 will be for IL-2: Great Battles. From what I see, there’s a lot going on behind the scenes on a lot of different fronts that has me curious, excited, and hopeful for plenty of good things this year….

First IL-2 dev diary of 2019 covers all three titles

Our first official developer update for the IL-2: Great Battles series in 2019 is wide ranging, far reaching, and it hints at lot of stuff happening behind the scenes for the series. Let’s have a look at what we’ve learned today! Me262, other developments Six aircraft are yet to come for IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte…

New 2019 IL-2: Great Battles content release info

IL-2’s Lead Producer, Jason Williams, revealed plenty of new information today in a post on the IL-2 forums with plenty of far reaching details on the release order of content coming to the IL-2 series including some surprise changes to the order of new materials. There has long been speculation on the order that content…

Last IL-2 dev update of the year!

2018 has been a great year for the IL-2 series and 2019 looks like it’s going to be another big one and 1CGS has teased us with plenty of new information about what’s coming next along with a new video showing off their work with destructible buildings. This all coming in the latest developer diary….

Our first look at Tank Crew’s new map! Single player details

This week the 1CGS team’s developer diary was squarely focused on Tank Crew and some of the details behind both the single player experience as well as what the map, the newest vehicles, and the crews themselves look like. Let’s check it out! A new map for ground and air Tank Crew is introducing a…

Checking in with Star Citizen

From time to time I like to check out how things are going with Star Citizen and see how some of the development for that title may affect things over here for people who may want to stay a little closer to the ground with combat flight simulators like IL-2 and DCS. On October 10,…

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…