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IL-2 Sturmovik Sweeps 2001 Awards

by Thomas on Jan. 23, 2002 @ 12:39 p.m. PST

Ubi Soft Entertainment today announced that its WWII combat flight simulation title IL-2 Sturmovik has swept every major award to date on its way to becoming the recognized best combat flight simulation title of 2001.


Ubi Soft's IL-2 Sturmovik Sweeps 2001 Awards for Combat Flight Simulation Titles

The string of accolades from the UK press include: PC Zone 90% (Classic Award), PC Format 90% (Gold Award), PC Gamer 89% (Game of Distinction and Game of the Month Awards), PC Gameplay 9/10 (Gold Award), PC Pilot 5/5 (Classic Award), Gamespot 9.1/10 (Simulation Game of the Year) and Games Domain 5/5 (Highly Recommended).

"The recognition IL-2 Sturmovik has received is a reflection of the strength of the overall title," said Matthieu Boulard, producer, Ubi Soft Entertainment. "The time and effort the 1C:Maddox Games development team put into IL-2 is definitely apparent in the finished product as the editorial community has acknowledged with these prestigious awards."

"The entire Maddox Games development team is very proud of IL-2 Sturmovik and the awards we've received," said Oleg Maddox, lead developer and founder of 1C:Maddox Games. "We look forward to continuing our success as we strive to create the most realistic and immersing combat simulation titles around."

IL-2 Sturmovik is the world's most realistic WWII combat flight simulation, allowing you to fly more than 30 types of Russian, German and American planes, engage in air-to-air and air-to-ground battles and destroy any ground object, such as buildings, bridges, airfields, and more. Play campaign missions and track your career (with ranks and awards), fighting against intelligent AI opponents and multi-play with up to 32 human or AI players in dogfight. All of these features make IL-2 Sturmovik the Combat flight Simulation Game of the Year.

IL-2 Sturmovik is available now at retail. Visit the IL-2 Sturmovik website at and experience the demo today. About Ubi Soft: Ubi Soft Entertainment produces and publishes interactive games worldwide. The group is a leader in its field, and offers a diversified product range that is constantly growing. Ubi Soft develops its own products, and also works with famous developers. The group's ambition is to supply the public with games of excellent quality that allow the sharing of thrilling experiences. Set up in 1986, Ubi Soft has a presence in 20 countries, including the United States, Canada, Germany and China. The group distributes its own products and those of other publishers in more than 50 countries. In the 2000-2001 financial year, its sales reached 260 million euros, an increase of 39.4% over the previous year, with net earnings of 4.6 million euros.

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