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Description

IL-2 Sturmovik is a Russian-developed World War II flight sim that takes place in the Eastern Front of the European theater. You can fly as the Soviets or Germans. In addition to familiar combat-flight sim elements such as campaign and single mission options and a host of flyable aircraft for each country, this title adds the ability to turn the flying over to AI and lets you control the rear gunner. The difficulty (i.e. realism) of the controls is customizable, so you can play IL-2 as a realistic sim or as an arcade shooter.

Screenshots

IL-2 Sturmovik Windows Flypast ME323
IL-2 Sturmovik Windows Main menu
IL-2 Sturmovik Windows FW190 Too Low
IL-2 Sturmovik Windows Crimea Chase

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Alternate Titles

  • "暴風雪" -- Chinese spelling (traditional)
  • "Ил-2 Штурмовик" -- Russian spelling
  • "IŁ-2 Szturmowik" -- Polish title

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User Reviews

Its the new Chuck Yeager's Air Combat! Alkali (11) unrated

Critic Reviews

Fragland.net Sep 13, 2002 93 out of 100 93
GameSpot Nov 18, 2001 9.2 out of 10 92
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Nov 27, 2001 90 out of 100 90
Gameplay (Benelux) Jan, 2002 90 out of 100 90
Peliplaneetta.net Dec 03, 2001 88 out of 100 88
Gamezilla Dec 12, 2001 87 out of 100 87
JeuxVideoPC.com Dec 03, 2001 17 out of 20 85
PC Zone Benelux Feb, 2002 85 out of 100 85
Jeuxvideo.com Nov 26, 2001 17 out of 20 85
4Players.de Dec 14, 2001 85 out of 100 85

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

IL-2 Sturmovik appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Awards

  • Computer Gaming World
    • April 2002 (Issue #213) – Simulation Game of the Year
  • GameSpy
    • 2001 – PC Sim Game of the Year
    • 2011 – #17 Top PC Game of the 2000s

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Kurt Sample (963) added IL-2 Sturmovik (Windows) on Nov 26, 2001