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…

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…

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…

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…

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! Say goodbye to 2017 and hello to 2018! Another year has passed and it has been a good one for fans of the genre. Look for some big payoffs this year Both DCS and IL-2 series had foundational years in 2017 with a lot of content being worked on and planned for….