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IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles (Windows)

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Description

IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles is the sequel to IL-2 Sturmovik. It is a WWII flight simulator focusing on the Eastern Front. The player flies as either a fighter or a bomber pilot for one of the several nations participating in the battles. There are dozens of realistically modeled planes to fly and even more enemy planes. The flight model is very realistic and the damage model influences the flight as much as the visual appearance of the plane. Missions are generated randomly in the campaigns but there are also single missions to choose from. The campaigns are dynamic and played from the perspective of a single person. One can also fly missions and skirmishes in multiplayer.

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IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles Windows The Soviet BI-1 jet interceptor
IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles Windows This Ju-87 carries two cannon pods
IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles Windows Targeting the enemy fighter
IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles Windows Two Me262 on an intercept mission

Alternate Titles

  • "暴風雪:被遺忘的戰役(原裝英文版)" -- Chinese spelling (traditional)
  • "IL2捍卫雄鹰:被遗忘的战争" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "IL-2 Sturmovik: Zapomenuté Bitvy" -- Czech title

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The Press Says

FileFactory Games / Gameworld Network May 05, 2003 95 out of 100 95
GameStar (Germany) Feb, 2003 86 out of 100 86
Jeuxvideo.com Mar 18, 2003 17 out of 20 85
4Players.de Mar 30, 2003 85 out of 100 85
IGN Mar 28, 2003 8.5 out of 10 85
Gamesdog Dec 16, 2003 8 out of 10 80
Gameplay (Benelux) Apr, 2003 80 out of 100 80
Boomtown Apr 24, 2003 80 out of 100 80
Joystick (French) Apr, 2003 8 out of 10 80
Game Watcher Nov 06, 2004 7.8 out of 10 78

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Awards

  • PC Gamer
    • April 2005 - #40 in the 50 Best Games of All Time list

Spearhead (78) added IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles (Windows) on Aug 25, 2004