VKB Gladiator/GNX Dual throttle combo full review

As a follow-up to my VKB Gladiator NXT review, the folks at VKB also sent me out a throttle combo to check out and review as well. This is a unique product with a wide variety of potential uses depending on the configuration that you want to have on your sim setup. What does the…

Upgrading the Gladiator NXT to NXT EVO? It can be done!

VKB-Sim Gladiator NXT owners can now upgrade their NXT to the new NXT EVO standard with an upgrade kit. Here’s what you need to know! Upgrade now available For $50 USD, current Gladiator NXT owners can upgrade their stick to the new NXT EVO standard. The upgraded system includes ball bearings and an adjustable dry…

Full Review of the VKB Gladiator NXT

Every day in the flight sim community the question “What joystick should I buy?” gets asked by a myriad of both seasoned and new sim fans in search of new hardware. Over the last two years we’ve seen an explosion of new people coming to the sim world or returning after a long absence and…

VKB Gladiator NXT review part one: Unboxing and setup

I’m very excited to bring you part one of a three part series reviewing VKB-Sim’s Gladiator NXT. This review is going to include a look at the Gladiator NXT grip and base as well as the NXT GNX ….. combination. Part one will focus on unboxing and setting up the whole system. Part two will…

DCS dev update talks FLIR, S-3B Viking update

This week’s DCS Word developer update comes with three items including a promotion of the Gladiator NXT WWII edition, an update on FLIR technology, and a S-3B Viking AI model update. Let’s have a look! FLIR update One of the core updates that DCS World has been aiming for over a very long period of…

VKB announces Gladiator NXT

The VKB Gladiator is one of my favourite joysticks. Supply, however, has dried up for the venerable Mark II edition of the stick and it’s clear now just why that has happened as VKB-Sim has been busy working on a successor. Gladiator NXT and its peripherals seems to be tailor made for this moment in…