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Back In The Sky

…And now back to your regularly scheduled program. After some much needed down time for reasons entirely on my end of life, regular posting will be returning to SimHQ as of today! I had hoped to bring you a detailed look at Wings over Flanders Field – Ultimate Edition in this post, but I need […]

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Gamescom – Elite Dangerous Wrap Up

Previously, we took a look at some of Frontier Development’s plans for their popular space sim, Elite Dangerous, and today we’ll continue checking out the announcements from Gamescom 2016. While Passenger Contracts and Fighter Deployment were undoubtedly the stars of the FD’s showing, update 2.2, Guardians, is also bringing with it a number of changes […]

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Gamescom – Elite Dangerous

Even though Gamescom was a little subdued this year, there was still a decent amount of exciting news to come from the annual game fair. If you’ve been a fan of Frontier Developments’ popular space sim then you’ll probably welcome this year’s announcements with open arms. From passenger liners to fighter deployment, FD’s feature list […]

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Naval Action – Alliances

Game-Labs’ expansive naval combat sim, Naval Action, continues to navigate its way through Early Access with a fair amount of success. Just visiting the Steam page shows, as of this writing, reviews firmly in the “Very Positive” and “Mostly Positive” categories. In fact, it’s because of these ratings that Game-Labs recently introduced four new ships […]

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DCS World and IL*2 Sturmovik – Summer Updates

DCS World Eagle Dynamics and Belsimtek, as we discussed previously, have released the F-5E Tiger II out into the wild, and it’s been met with fairly positive reviews. Shortly after the Tiger II’s early access announcement, ED released update 2.0.3 for DCS World 2. While mostly a maintenance patch, concerned with bug fixes and tweaks, […]

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IL*2 Sturmovik – VR and Ground Update

Today, the folks at 1C released an incremental update for their popular flight/combat sim IL*2 Sturmovik. One of the key features of the update is the inclusion of Virtual Reality support via the HTC Vive. However, the support is very early and seems to be encountering some issues, but we’ll talk more about that after […]

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Catching Up With Star Citizen – Alpha 2.4

The last time I dove into Star Citizen was back when 2.0 and 2.1 were released. These updates introduced a ton of new content, features, and the beginnings of a somewhat persistent universe. Despite how problematic, technically, those updates were for some, the new content really started to show that Star Citizen’s lofty goals really […]

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Arma 3 – Apex Incoming

June has been a busy month for the guys and gals over at Bohemia Interactive. Arma 3, Bohemia’s powerhouse, tactical third-person shooter, is gearing up to drop its next big expansion this July. The venerable franchise also celebrates its 15th anniversary this month – Operation Flashpoint: Cold War Crisis (Arma Cold War Assault) was originally […]

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Battlefield 1 – Dice Goes Back To Its Roots

And… we’re back! After a conspicuous, and unfortunately unavoidable absence, SimHQ is returning to its regularly scheduled programming. So, let’s not waste any time and jump right back into the fray. A lot has happened in the previous weeks, including one of the gaming industries largest, and arguably most popular, consumer/developer gatherings: E3. This year’s […]

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