DCS: Normandy rolls out with a bit of turbulence

Eagle Dynamic’s release of DCS: Normandy and DCS World 2.1 rolled out with a few bumps over the weekend and while the release was a success overall, it appears that there will be some growing pains associated with this new version over the coming weeks and months. Wags from the Eagle Dynamics team took to…

1CGS is looking for content creators, contractors

The developer team for 1C Game Studio’s second generation IL-2 series is a small one. Despite their small size, they have built some incredible content in just a few short years. That small team needs help and they are calling for the community to help fill some interesting roles. Help with Japanese resources Jason William’s…

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…

DCS: Normandy confirmed for May 26

Fans of DCS and their World War II project are likely wanting to take note that DCS: Normandy is now confirmed by Eagle Dynamics for release on May 26 thanks to an update from Eagle Dynamics on their Facebook page. Preparatory sale A sale on DCS World War II aircraft as well as the Combined…

1CGS needs a Japanese translator

Jason Williams, IL-2’s Lead Producer, has put the call out for a Japanese language translator. With Battle of Kuban production fully underway, it’s clear that some elements of research for the follow up Battle of Midway product are fully underway. Translating parts of manuals, cockpits and the like are likely to be among the services…

Frooglesim flies DCS: Normandy

Yep! Another DCS: Normandy update and I’ll make this one a short one. Frooglesim who does weekly flight sim updates from his YouTube channel was given early access to the alpha of the Normandy map just a few days ago and was able to do a recording showing off the Spitfire over Normandy. It looks…

Some A-20 American metal for the next IL-2 developer update

The A-20B is the subject matter of the most recent 1CGS developer update showing off the model fully textured and rendered in the game engine for the very first time. We also get a look at a Soviet submarine! Fast attack A-20B The A-20B “Boston” was a twin engined high speed attack bomber used by…

IL-2 wingman AI fixed

Since patch 2.010 dropped many players, myself included, have noticed that their wingmen weren’t doing much of anything. That has now been fixed! They were not doing much except for flying in formation. Something obviously was broken during the patching process for 2.010 and that now appears to have been fixed with a hot fix….

DCS: Normany map nears release, special offer still available

Eagle Dynamics appears to be preparing for final release of DCS: Normandy and the World War II assets pack. A special 20% off offer for both map and assets together is still available. What’s available? The Normandy map release itself is fairly straightforward with the map and all of the assets for the map currently…

IL-2 ‘roll coupling’ flight model update

Some players over the years have complained about excessive ‘roll coupling’ on virtually all of the aircraft featured in the second generation IL-2 series. Today we heard a little more about when the revised update is coming. Sometime later this summer. What are you actually talking about? Over the course of 2016 the developers have…

Blazing Steppe is the next IL-2 scripted campaign

1C Game Studios announced today that they are offering a new scripted single player campaign experience as a follow up to their earlier Ten Days of Autumn campaign. Blazing Steppe is a Yak-1, Stalingrad based campaign and its now up for pre-order. The promise made by developers when Ten Days of Autumn was announced was…

IL-2 patch 2.010 arrives!

1CGS released IL-2 patch 2.010 today bringing with it another round of fixes, updates, and a new plane for Battle of Kuban early access. This time its none other than the IL-2 Model 1943! Model 1943 IL-2 variant comes with interesting features This version of the IL-2 comes with some interesting features and they range…