New images IL-2: Battle of Kuban’s A-20B cockpit

This week Jason Williams gave us an update for IL-2: Battle of Kuban with some great work in progress shots of the A-20B cockpit. These shots still lack textures but they do show the incredible amounts of detail going into this twin engined bomber. A look inside the ‘pit The single pilot A-20B cockpit is…

DCS: Su-33 release, FC3 sale and new videos

Eagle Dynamics’ weekly update dropped today with a bunch of new information including the official release of the Su-33 “Flanker-D” in full beta and a really great sale on Flaming Cliffs 3. Read on! Flaming Cliffs sale Eagle Dynamics has a habit of offering a variety of small sales but its rare that the series…

Reviewing the Spitfire Vb

I haven’t done an aircraft review in a while but I intend to do a little catching up on that over the next couple of weeks. The Spitfire Vb was added to the second gen IL-2 series earlier in the summer and its made a dramatic impact on the series. The Russian Spitfire Although never…

War Thunder to unleash new and updated aircraft models

One thing War Thunder cannot be accused of is not having enough aircraft to fly. War Thunder holds the record for the most number of types of World War II and beyond aircraft in a video game ever and Gaijin shows no signs of slowing down. Update 1.71 is called ‘New E.R.A.’ The developers at…

September 15: Battle of Britain Day

Today is Battle of Britain Day. It’s a day that marks the beginning of the end of the Battle of Britain and a key moment where it became clear that the Royal Air Force was not going to be defeated in the skies over southern England and in-fact had gained strength. On that day in…

The next three months of IL-2 development

A weekly update has dropped from 1CGS featuring the Yak-7B and also some serious discussion on the next stages of the IL-2: Battle of Kuban release. It’s time to look forward at the next three months of development and just what we have in store. Next big update will be in December Jason Williams, IL-2’s…

RAZBAM’s AV-8B Harrier enters internal testing

This week’s DCS World Weekend News update focused on third party developer RAZBAM’s AV-8B Harrier Night Attack module. The aircraft has entered internal testing which means the module is now on its way towards release. Bringing the Harrier to life RAZBAM has been releasing nearly daily updates of testing on the AV-8B giving fans of…

A look forward at Heatblur’s F-14

Third party DCS developer Heatblur has been busy working on a couple of aircraft over the last two years. One was the AJS-37 Viggen which was released in January. The other part of the Heatblur team has been busy with an aircraft that has a reputation all of its own: the F-14 Tomcat! Hollywood famous…

Win a Battle of Kuban premium key in screenshot contest

The Syndicate, an IL-2 community group, recently released Fritz’s Life – an IL-2 Scripted Campaign detailing the life of one pilot flying during the Battle of Moscow. To celebrate the release, the team is hosting a screenshot contest where the winner gets a premium key for Battle of Kuban. Fritz’s life? Fictional Luftwaffe pilot Hermann…

A look at Rise of Flight’s career system

Rise of Flight has had a successful career option available for quite some time now. The second generation IL-2 series is about to catch up to its World War I cousin with a new career mode of its own. All indications are that this new way of playing single player is going to draw heavily…

DCS map update, Ju88 and the Mi-8 gets a GPS

News is coming in from Eagle Dynamics again this week on the latest updates to the Caucasus and Strait of Hormuz maps, they also showed off their Ju88 model and Belsimtek releases a GPS module for the Mi-8. So lets get into it! The Junkers ubiquitous bomber If you’ve played a WWII sim based in…

IL-2 devs update on status of project, P-39

This week 1CGS, developers of the IL-2 series, updated us on the status of the project and gave us our first look at the 3D model of the P-39L-1 which is one of the last aircraft arriving in the series for IL-2: Battle of Kuban. After the week we’ve just had, any update would have…