1CGS announces 40% off sale for IL-2: Battle of Moscow

Periodically the developers of IL-2 have offered sales through their fairly new promo-code system and today marks the start of another sale. This time, IL-2: Battle of Moscow is 40% off. The code applies to new owners and owners of IL-2: Battle of Stalingrad (and I guess the few folks who might only own Battle…

DCS Summer Sale on until July 24

Eagle Dynamics announced their latest DCS related sale – the summer sale promises 50% off on most modules in the DCS e-store with some decent bargains on everything from Flaming Cliffs 3 to Belsimteks’ MiG-15bis. We are delighted to announce the DCS World e-Shop Summer Sale that starts today at 1500 GMT and will last…

IL-2 update 2.012 will be a big one

The Battle of Kuban expansion for the IL-2 series continues to take shape as does the series on a whole with update 2.012 being a particularly big one in the series history. We now have confirmation that both the Kuban map and the new revised global flight model will be released in this patch. Likely…

New shadows for IL-2

Jason Williams dropped some new information on the last Dev Diary update talking about a new shadowing system and revised cockpit shadows. I wrote this article and then neglected to hit post – so I’m posting this now! Cockpit shadows have been an issue When I first played IL-2: Battle of Stalingrad for the first…

The Su-33 to receive big update in DCS

Eagle Dynamics news for this week announced that the Su-33 Flanker, a carrier-borne derivative of the Su-27, will be receiving some big updates for owners of Flaming Cliffs. A new flight model as well as some new features, engine modes and revised carrier physics are all part of the update. What is the ‘Professional Flight…

Rise of Flight Community Skin Pack released

This flew under my radar with all of the excitement in the IL-2 and DCS communities. 1CGS and 777 Studios are still providing some basic support for Rise of Flight and on June 8 they released a new community skin pack containing¬†36 historical and 277 fictional skins. The historical pack includes new skins for the…

Spitfire skins on feature for US Independence Day

Jason Williams dropped a special nugget on Facebook and on the IL-2 forum earlier today with some extra screenshots of the impending release of the Spitfire Vb for IL-2: Battle of Kuban Premium owners. The screenshots are US themed Spitfire skins just in time for the 4th of July – American Independence Day. American pilots…

DCS: F/A-18C first intro video

Matt Wagner posted an update to the Eagle Dynamics Facebook page today with the first of what will be many episodes dedicated to the details, systems, weapons and features of the DCS: F/A-18C Hornet. We get to see the overall layout of the F/A-18 cockpit and just a hint of some of the features and…

DCS World Caucasus and Strait of Hormuz maps update

DCS World Weekend News this week was particularly forthcoming with some significant milestones for the DCS series. It’s been about a year since we’ve seen anything in detail on the¬†Caucasus and Strait of Hormuz maps and now we’ve got some new images of both. DCS World in the background Something that I’ve been learning a…

IL-2, Rise of Flight summer sale and Spitfire release date

The summer video game sale season is upon us and the developers of IL-2 are getting in on the act with sale prices for IL-2 and Rise of Flight. If you were thinking about getting into the IL-2 series or Rise of Flight, now is a great time! The sales! Copied right from the post,…

First video of IL-2’s Spitfire Vb

1CGS dropped a nice gift from this week’s Dev Diary with a short video showing off the Spitfire Vb. To say that the community is eagerly anticipating this aircraft would be an understatement. Overall handling The Spitfire was legendary for its sensitive elevator, average roll rate, impressive turn rate, and good overall performance. Gavrick from…