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IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover (Windows)

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il2sturmovik.ubi.com/cliffs-of-dover (Official website):
    IL-2 STURMOVIK™: Cliffs of Dover is the latest instalment in the acclaimed IL-2 Sturmovik™ series from award-winning developer 1C: Maddox Games. IL-2 STURMOVIK™: Cliffs of Dover takes place in 1940 during the pivotal aerial battle for the skies over Britain between the British, the German and the Italian air forces.

    True-to-life aircraft

    Over 30 original models recreated through thousands of hours of dedicated research All cockpits instruments show actual, real-time data. Extremely accurate external and internal damage model.

    Flyable aircraft – Over 15 famous and highly detailed English, German and Italian aircraft available, with all crew positions open to players. All flyable aircraft have been painstakingly researched, resulting in incredibly accurate cockpit interiors.

    Non-flyable aircraft –15 additional AI-controlled aircraft are also available, created with the same attention to historical accuracy, for an even more varied and immersive combat environment.

    An immersive game world

    A gigantic battlefield - The battle will take place on a large area spanning London and southern England in the north, to Northern France and Belgium in the south. The huge map contains thousands of historical cities, towns, roads, airfields, radar stations, ports, and industrial areas – all located exactly where they were in 1940.

    Take part in the turning point of WII. Relive the first major air battle of history, when hope changed sides for the first time. Be one of The Few and rise up against the German Air Force. Relive true anecdotes based on pilots narratives

    A Community Experience

    Join a 128-player jump-in/jump-out multiplayer mode where battles can last hours, days or even weeks.

    Keep your composure throughout epic dogfights - show your pilot mastery and take advantage of the AI mistakes.

    Be involved in strategic cooperative missions - Work out strategies with fellow pilots.

    The Best of Technology for Ultimate Realism

    New 3D engine – Latest-gen graphics engine with DX10 and DX11 API support. Huge variety of photorealistic ground vehicles, buildings and other environmental elements recreate minute details of 1940s Europe.

    Advanced physics – wind, lift, turbulences, rain, fog… Feel the air rush on your wings as you push your aircraft to the limits in epic dogfights. See your fuselage torn to pieces while every single enemy bullets ballistic and damages is calculated.

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (110192) on Jun 25, 2011.

il-2-sturmovik.ubi.com - Press release (January 2011):
    We are thrilled to confirm that Ubisoft will be publishing the latest instalment in the acclaimed IL-2 Sturmovik™ series from award-winning developer 1C: Maddox Games.

    IL-2 STURMOVIK™: Cliffs of Dover takes place in 1940 during the pivotal aerial battle for the skies over Britain between the British, the German and the Italian air forces.

    KEY FEATURES

    New aircrafts

    Incredibly detailed true-to-life modeling of aircraft systems based on thousands of hours of dedicated research. Every single aircraft component can be damaged for realistic and immensely satisfying results.

    Flyable aircraft – Over a dozen famous and highly detailed English, German and Italian aircraft available, with all crew positions open to players. All flyable aircraft have been painstakingly researched, resulting in incredibly accurate cockpit interiors.

    Non-flyable aircraft –13 additional AI-controlled aircraft are also available, created with the same attention to historical accuracy, for an even more varied and immersive combat environment.

    Immersive game modes

    Exciting Single-Player Campaign – The campaign thrusts the player into the middle of the battle. The player will join the British Air Force to fight the German forces and renegade pilots on his own side.

    Massive multiplayer –Customizable modes range from simple deathmatch-style free-for-alls to epic, ongoing 128 player battles that can last hours, days, weeks, or even longer.

    Interactive training – Comprehensive interactive training for new players – fly a real WWII trainer plane with a computer controlled instructor through a series of training missions.

    Brand new setting

    The battle will take place on a large area spanning London and southern England in the north, to Northern France and Belgium in the south. The huge map will contain thousands of historical cities, towns, roads, airfields, radar stations, ports, and industrial areas – all located exactly where they were in 1940.

    New 3D engine

    Latest-gen graphics engine with DX10 and DX11 API support. Huge variety of photorealistic ground vehicles, buildings and other environmental elements recreate minute details of 1940s Europe.

    Customizable difficulty

    dozens of realism options allow newcomers to the franchise to reduce the difficulty and focus on the fun while learning the ropes of being a pilot.

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (110192) on Jun 25, 2011.