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.

Screenshots

IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles Windows Bf-109 cockpit with the night lights on
IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles Windows Zoomed in on the Soviet pilot.
IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles Windows A Fw-190D-9 on the runway, starting the engine
IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles Windows Two Stuka performing a dive attack on a Soviet battleship

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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Critic Reviews

FileFactory Games / Gameworld Network May 05, 2003 95 out of 100 95
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Apr 11, 2003 9.3 out of 10 93
PC Zone Benelux Apr, 2003 91 out of 100 91
GameStar (Germany) Feb, 2003 86 out of 100 86
GameSpot Mar 11, 2003 8.6 out of 10 86
4Players.de Mar 30, 2003 85 out of 100 85
Boomtown Apr 24, 2003 80 out of 100 80
Joystick (French) Apr, 2003 8 out of 10 80
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jun, 2003 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Gamesdog Dec 16, 2003 8 out of 10 80

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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