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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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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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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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Wings Over Flanders Fields – Expansion 3

OBD Software, known for their work on Wings Over Flanders Fields, released a third Expansion for the popular flight combat sim this week. This latest content release includes: New Aircraft and Damage models, New Shader and Lighting Effects, New Music, Campaign Changes, as well as numerous additions and tweaks to the game’s mechanics. Aircraft Additions […]

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DCS World: P-51D High Stakes Campaign Released

Eagle Dynamics has released DCS World’s newest DLC, and this time you’ll be taking flight in the P-51D Mustang for a full-on story driven campaign. Coupled with the release is an overall update of the game to version 1.5.3.52478, or simply Update 4 of the current iteration. The P-51 Mustang was a long-range fighter that […]

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DCS: A-10C Warthog BFT Campaign and 1.5.3 Update 2

Eagle Dynamics has released the newest DCS update along with a robust Basic Flight Training Campaign for the A-10C Warthog. The campaign boasts over 2,300 lines of voiced dialogue and has 170+ pages of briefing material (A-10C checklist, maps, data cards, etc) to soak up in your spare time. Everything from your flight plan and […]

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Three-In-One Update – WOFF, DCS, and IL*2

If you enjoy raining down death from above (and who doesn’t?), there have been a few recent developments on the aerial combat front which may put power into your propeller. If that last sentence made you scoff and/or roll your eyes then my opening sentence mission was a success. Wings: Over Flanders Fields, DCS World, […]

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Combat Air Patrol 2

Ah Combat Air Patrol 2… so we meet again. Developer Sim155 has been teasing their Harrier II flight sim since 2014, and just when I think it’s about to come out, it disappears into the shadows for months. If you’re unfamiliar with Combat Air Patrol 2, I wouldn’t be surprised. While it hasn’t exactly been […]

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