1CGS’ giant Bodenplatte update

The latest IL-2 Developer Diary comes a day early and it comes packing a huge amount of content into it with the focus being almost entirely on IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte. The map, the Me262, the P-38, and the B-25 are all part of a huge update! Even a few more details about the Tempest…

American and British voice actors for IL-2

1CGS is putting a call out for American and British voice actors to fill in the roles for these two nations in IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte and that could be you! Here are some details to see if you might fit the bill. Actors is a loose term Professional voice acting experience isn’t required but…

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…

IL-2 developer diary focuses on Tank Crew

Though far from our first look, today’s IL-2 Developer Diary was probably the most extensive look we’ve had at the new IL-2: Tank Crew – Clash at Prokhorovka tank simulator that is being developed in parallel with IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte. Let’s have a look and, also, I want to pose a couple of questions…

First look at Bodenplatte’s new map

I didn’t think we’d see the IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte’s map so early on in development but the IL-2 map team has been busy and they have some early work in progress screenshots to show us as part of this week’s Developer Diary update. Four seasons on the Western Front While some took IL-2: Battle…

Understanding the IL-2: Dover Series and IL-2: Great Battles Series

Paying close attention to the details of today’s IL-2: Cliffs of Dover Blitz edition announcement today you’ll notice that 1C Game Studios and Team Fusion have come up with a fairly clever way to denote the two series and what is compatible with what. For this post I want to talk about what the IL-2:…

IL-2: Cliffs of Dover re-releases in new Blitz edition

In March of this year it was announced that Team Fusion, an unofficial mod group working with IL-2: Cliffs of Dover would be officially partnering with 1C Game Studios on an updated version of IL-2: Cliffs of Dover. That partnership takes on new meaning today as IL-2: Cliffs of Dover is re-released in the new…

Looking at the Tempest Mark V in flight sim history

For some their favourite aircraft of World War II trend towards the some well known legends such as the Mustang, Thunderbolt, Flying Fortress or Corsair. For me, one of my all time favourites is the Tempest Mark V and seeing as its a plane we’ll be flying in the IL-2 series in the next 12-16…

War Thunder 1.73 adds French aircraft

A new update to the War Thunder series brings with it a seventh nation to the games ambitious line-up of pre and post World War II era aircraft. War Thunder 1.73 adds a half dozen bombers, fighters, attack planes and post-war jets to the tech tree lineup. Vive La France France fought for a year…

1CGS dev update features straight talk, Hs129B-2

This week’s update from 1CGS on the development of IL-2 was a bit of a departure from the norm although it did come with some beautiful shots of the Hs129B-2. Hs129B-2 development looks good Designed for a similar role as the IL-2 was, the Hs129B-2 is a relatively small aircraft with a heavy hitting punch…