VKB makes “Kosmosima” grip official

VKB-Sim’s new space combat oriented grip is now official and we’ve got plenty of details about the two different versions that VKB is offering, pricing, features, and everything that you need to know about this new controller. For flying in space and air If your simulator experience is oriented towards flying in air only, don’t…

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,…

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…

This VKB MCG Gunfighter review goes above and beyond

VKB’s MCG (Modern Combat Grip) is now shipping along with their excellent Gunfighter base. This combination of joystick and base is highly anticipated by both flight sim and space sim pilots. Reviews are slowly coming out but I’ve never seen one like this before. This joystick review by Maksim Savelev goes above and beyond. He’s…

First look at VKB’s new TECS throttle UPDATED

VKB-Sim has revealed some early renders of their new throttle system and it looks like it might be something special. Here’s what I know right now! TECS is modular and focused on modern aircraft VKB-Sim appears intent on further adding on to their array of grips, bases and controllers by offering up a modular throttle…

Heatblur teases new VKB stick

Third party DCS contributor Heatblur is working hard on their F-14A/B Tomcat module for DCS World and it looks like they have been busy working on a hardware partnership too. The Phoenix? The image is named simply Phoenix.jpg which could be the name or codename for the project or it could have been chosen to…

VKB-Sim’s announces new MCG versions, Gunfighter delayed

In March we heard that VKB-Sim’s Modern Combat Grip (MCG) was coming and that it would be a stick modification that could be used to modify a variety of sticks including VKB’s own Gladiator Pro, Gunfighter, and Black Mamba series joysticks. Since then news has come in that the stick is delayed. But it will…

VKB-Sim announces the ‘Modern Combat Grip’

VKB-Sim, the makers of the Gladiator and Black Mamba series of joysticks, has announced their new Modern Combat Grip product. Compatible with a whole series of joysticks, this is a new VKB product for people who fly more modern combat aircraft. It’s a grip? So this isn’t a joystick announcement but rather an extra feature…