IL-2 Sturmovik Birds Of Prey

505 Games was nice enough to share with us some press release materials on their latest Playstation 3 game, IL-2 Sturmovik: Birds of Prey, which comes out this September.  The game allows players to particpate in some of the most famous military campaigns of WWII in large-scale aerial combat over ground-based military operations.  As pilots, gamers can battle across a range of missions through six major WWII battles – The Battle of Britain, Stalingard, Berlin, Sicily, the Battle of the Bulge and Korsun.  In addition to taking environmental and landscape visuals to new heights by incorporating satellite technology into the game, IL-2 also boasts a tangible damage effects engine.  Players will be able to see real-time damage to the aircraft.  Check out the following screenshots and continue reading below for the full press release on IL-2 from 505 Games.


IL-2 Sturmovik: Birds of Prey is based around largescale aerial combat over the ground-based military operations of World War II. Participate in the war’s most famous confrontations piloting fighters, battle planes or heavy bombers through a range of thrilling missions set over stunning landscapes – from the patchwork fields of Southern England to the smoking ruins of Stalingrad all recreated with amazing detail.  As well as advanced environmental visuals IL-2 also boasts an all new damage effects engine.  Players can see real time damage to the aircraft such as holes in the wings and trail lines during dog fights.

The series that revolutionized the PC combat flight simulator genre finally lands on PLAYSTATION3.



  • Engage in more 50 thrilling missions from famous historical battles over Eastern and Western Europe and fly historically accurate aircraft including the iconic Spitfire.
  • Choose a difficulty level to match your experience, from adrenaline-fuelled arcade action to realistic simulations.
  • Battle hundreds of enemy aces for control of the skies in intense multiplayer dogfights and bombing sorties.
  • Enjoy detailed visuals including revolutionary realtime damage effects and an atmospheric audio experience featuring a stunning soundtrack by Jeremy Soule.



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