WorthPlaying: IL-2 Sturmovik: Birds of Prey Preview

WorthPlaying writes: "When I arrived at 505 Games' meeting room today, they were ready with a couch, bottles of water in an ice bucket, and just one game: the Xbox 360 build of its upcoming flight combat simulation, IL-2 Sturmovik: Birds of Prey, coming to every major system except the Wii.

World War II is an exceptionally common ground for video games, and with so many fronts, there's bound to be one that hasn't been explored - like the one right above the heads of almost all of the Call of Duty series. Air superiority, in many ways, was what brought victory to the Allied forces, there's no shortage of legends that are associated with the planes. Casting you as one of many Allied pilots, Sturmovik sends the player through a sort of "best of" of the war, with several neat ideas and some insane levels of polish and detail."

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