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South African game Vicious Attack Llama Apocalypse launched

South African developer RogueCode has released Vicious Attack Llama Apocalypse on Steam[1]. The game is being sold for R105, with an 11% discount for the first week of launch. Vicious Attack Llama Apocalypse is a top-down shooter where you remotely pilot an endless supply of mechs from your carrier ship.

The aim is to fight through the llama hordes to take down The Llamanati.

RogueCode’s Matt Cavanagh said the game will also be released for Xbox One and the Windows Store on 16 March, and will support Xbox Play Anywhere[2].

Now read: Top South African ISPs on Steam[3]

References

  1. ^ Steam (store.steampowered.com)
  2. ^ Xbox Play Anywhere (www.youtube.com)
  3. ^ Top South African ISPs on Steam (mybroadband.co.za)

Top ISPs on Steam in South Africa

Steam has released its latest ISP statistics for its gaming platform. The stats for South Africa show that local Steam users downloaded 519.7TB over the past week – at an average download rate of 5.6Mbps. This equated to 0.2% of global Steam traffic, said the company.

ISP

Steam also released its ISP performance figures for the platform.

The average download rates for Steam clients on the most popular Internet service providers in South Africa – ranked by the number of bytes delivered to that network – are detailed in the table below.

Network

Average Download Rate

Telkom 5.2Mbps
Afrihost 4.6Mbps
Internet Solutions 6.8Mbps
Optinet 4.2Mbps
Axxess 4.8Mbps
Vox 8.8Mbps
MWEB 3.5Mbps
Neotel 3.5Mbps
Cell C 15.8Mbps
Cool Ideas 30.3Mbps

Now read: Nintendo Switch is the fastest-selling console in the US[1]

References

  1. ^ Nintendo Switch is the fastest-selling console in the US (mybroadband.co.za)

Steam’s best games of 2017

Steam has revealed its best games of 2017[1], based on data collected throughout the year. Games are ranked across various categories, including top sellers, best early access graduates, and most-played titles. The top-selling standard and VR categories were ranked according to gross revenue earned throughout the year, while the most-played rankings measured highest simultaneous players in 2017.

The top Early Access graduates include the best games that left Early Access in 2017, ranked according to gross revenue earned throughout the year.

Below are the highest-ranking titles across Steam’s Best of 2017 list.

Top sellers

  • Dota 2
  • Warframe
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
  • Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands
  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
  • H1Z1
  • Rocket League
  • PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
  • Ark: Survival Evolved
  • Divinity: Original Sin 2
  • Grand Theft Auto V

Top-selling VR games

  • Raw Data
  • Hot Dogs, Horseshoes & Hand Grenades
  • Arizona Sunshine
  • Tilt Brush
  • GORN
  • SUPERHOT VR
  • Fallout 4 VR
  • Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality
  • Space Pirate Trainer
  • Onward
  • Audioshield
  • Job Simulator

Early Access graduates

  • PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
  • Portal Knights
  • Battlerite
  • Endless Space 2
  • The Long Dark
  • Torment: Tides of Numenera
  • Ultimate Epic Battle Simulator
  • Slime Rancher
  • Everspace
  • Divinity: Original Sin 2
  • Ark: Survival Evolved
  • Day of Infamy

Most played

  • PAYDAY 2
  • Warframe
  • Dota 2
  • PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
  • Ark: Survival Evolved
  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
  • H1Z1
  • Grand Theft Auto V

Now read: The Steam Winter Sale 2017 has begun[2]

References

  1. ^ best games of 2017 (store.steampowered.com)
  2. ^ The Steam Winter Sale 2017 has begun (mybroadband.co.za)