VKB is looking for testers for their new KOSMOSIMA grip

VKB-Sim is looking for testers for their new KOSMOSIMA grip and that could be you if you meet their criteria. I’ve got all the latest on VKB’s newest product! Twist grip and modular controls for space sim pilots, and flight? The new KOSMOSIMA is  the first VKB stick to be designed without a real world…

VKB Gladiator Mk II in North American store stock

If you were looking for a new joystick and had a budget set around $100 there are very few contenders that I would be able to recommend outside of the VKB-Sim Gladiator series. Now, after a long wait, the Gladiator Mark II (non-Pro) is back in stock on the North American online store so if…

Grounded due to equipment malfunction

If you play FPS games or strategy games and you have an equipment malfunction where your mouse or keyboard stops working, it’s not a big deal to go grab a spare one that you might have on hand and get back to playing in a pretty short period of time. If you don’t have one,…

VKB Kosmosima sneak peek

We’ve been waiting to hear about VKB’s next grip for quite a while now and we finally have our first images of the new grip attached to a Gladiator base. Presenting to you, the VKB Kosmosima – a space sim oriented joystick that looks to be just as useful for flight sim enthusiasts. Suitable for…

My joystick is fixed, this is what I did while it was broken

If you’ll remember back a couple of weeks ago, I had broken the plastic trigger on my VKB Gladiator during a particularly intense dogfight. The replacement trigger has been here for about a week but I haven’t had much of a chance to write about it. While the trigger was broken, I took advantage of…

The IL-2 Career mission that broke my joystick’s trigger

I broke the trigger on my VKB Gladiator joystick while flying a particularly intense IL-2 career mission. I popped on to the VKB online store and ordered myself a new one so that’s not really the story, but I thought it was a funny way to tell another tale about the IL-2 Career mode. 731st…

Our first look at the VKB Gunfighter series

A year ago I had not heard of VKB-Sim but that has changed with my recent acquisition of the VKB Gladiator. For a while now we have been hearing about another product in the VKB portfolio and now we have our first look at it: Presenting the VKB Gunfighter. So what am I looking at…

Review: VKB Gladiator

A few weeks ago, my trusty old Saitek X-52 started to act up. After 9-years of service, the twist sensors were spiking and causing all kinds of trouble so I started my research project on what stick I should get to replace it. I was faced with a difficult decision to go with what I…