New DCS info trickles out

Behind the scenes, Eagle Dynamics is working away on highly anticipated modules like the DCS: F/A-18C Hornet module and the DCS World 2.5 unified update. News continues to trickle out slowly but surely with a few new images appearing this week that are interesting. Strait of Hormuz map This looks like it will be the…

IL-2 Devs Talk Career Mode, 109G-6

The Career Mode is a big plank in the updates being made to the IL-2 series by 1CGS and perhaps the most anticipated change. This week Han went on the forums with another fantastic developer update featuring some key information about the mode. We were also surprised by the news that the Bf109G-6 is already…

Revisiting Battle of Moscow’s Collector Planes

It’s been a while since IL-2: Battle of Moscow released and even longer since we first were able to fly that title’s two Collector Planes. So how are the P-40E-1 and MC.202 holding up these days? Not bad! Macchi misfit The MC.202 is probably the only aircraft that I can point to and say that…

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…