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…

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…

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…

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…

IL-2 series to potentially see some unexpected aircraft

Does the idea of a flyable La-5FN or Bf109G-6 excite you? How about the Po-2 and the Li-2? For some the idea of these ancillary aircraft is a waste of time and unimportant but for others these aircraft fill out the ranks and offer alternative gameplay opportunities. If all goes to plan, the IL-2 series…

Less haze in future IL-2 update

It’s no question that the second generation IL-2 series is a visual stunner. The series has pulled off some impressive pyrotechnics, aircraft models, and lighting visuals however there has always been a weak spot – haze in the near distance. Clearer skies To be fair, I live in a partial maritime climate which sees plenty…

IL-2 Update 2.012 arrives with Kuban, Hs-129 and new FM

This is a huge update for the IL-2 series and a key point in the development of IL-2: Battle of Kuban although this patch is so much more. With a brand new map, a complete flight model update for all aircraft and a new early access aircraft all included, it’s safe to say that this…