IL-2 Sturmovik: 1946

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IL-2 Sturmovik: 1946
IL-2 Sturmovik 1946 Box art.jpg
Developer(s) 1C:Maddox Games
Publisher(s) Ubisoft
Platform(s) Microsoft Windows
Release date(s)
  • EU December 8, 2006
  • NA March 13, 2007
Genre(s) Combat flight simulator

IL-2 Sturmovik: 1946 (also called IL-2: 1946) is a 2006 compilation release of the Combat flight simulation game IL-2 Sturmovik. Created by a Russian games developer 1C:Maddox Games and published by Ubisoft. IL-2 Sturmovik: 1946 takes place during World War II. Although technically an expansion of IL-2 Sturmovik, it comes with all of the updates and expansions of the base game before it, up to version 4.07. The License has now expired for IL-2 Sturmovik: 1946.

Current expansion & development[edit]

Team Daidalos have been developers for IL-2 Sturmovik: 1946 expansions since the closure of All Aircraft Arcade. The expansions created add new World War II aircraft, prototype aircraft, post-war aircraft, new maps and new campaigns. Team Daidalos continue to develop IL-2 Sturmovik: 1946.

There are various modding teams & individuals who continue to further the development of IL-2 Sturmovik 1946. Much of this work produced is added to the Team Daidalos IL-2 Sturmovik: 1946 official expansions.

Early development[edit]

All Aircraft Arcade or also known as AAA was the primary Website & Forum for IL-2 Sturmovik: 1946 modding & development until its closure in 2010. The original All Aircraft Arcade website (allaircraftarcade.com) is now closed. Snapshots for the closed website can be found at https://archive.org/web/ the last being April 7, 2010.

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate scores
Aggregator Score
GameRankings 85.38%[1]
Metacritic 86/100[2]
Review scores
Publication Score
1UP.com A+[3]
GamesRadar 4.5/5 stars[4]
IGN (UK) 8.6/10[5]
(US) 8.1/10[6]
PALGN 8/10[7]
PC Format 83%[8]
PC Gamer (UK) 91%[9]
PC Gamer (US) 80%[10]
PC Zone 78%[11]

The game was met with positive reception upon release. Review aggregator Metacritic gave IL-2 Sturmovik: 1946 a score of 86 out of 100,[2] while another review aggregator, GameRankings, gave it 85.38%.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "IL-2 Sturmovik: 1946 for PC". GameRankings. 
  2. ^ a b "IL-2 Sturmovik: 1946 for PC Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved December 16, 2014. 
  3. ^ Peckham, Matt (April 6, 2007). "IL2 Sturmovik 1946". 1UP.com. Archived from the original on November 10, 2012. Retrieved December 17, 2014. 
  4. ^ DuLac, Anthony (April 16, 2007). "IL-2 Sturmovik 1946 review". GamesRadar. Retrieved December 17, 2014. 
  5. ^ Nolan, Sam (December 15, 2006). "IL-2 Sturmovik: 1946 UK Review". IGN. Retrieved December 16, 2014. 
  6. ^ Butts, Steve (March 23, 2007). "IL-2 Sturmovik 1946". IGN. Retrieved December 16, 2014. 
  7. ^ Kalogeropoulos, Tristan (January 7, 2007). "IL-2 Sturmovik 1946 Review". PALGN. Archived from the original on November 3, 2012. 
  8. ^ "IL-2 Sturmovik: 1946". PC Format (197): 65. February 2007. 
  9. ^ "IL-2 Sturmovik: 1946". PC Gamer UK: 70. January 2007. 
  10. ^ "IL-2 Sturmovik: 1946". PC Gamer: 64. July 2007. 
  11. ^ Hogarty, Steve (February 2007). "IL-2 Sturmovik: 1946 review". PC Zone: 79. Retrieved December 17, 2014. 

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