Best Steam Deck Games Released in the Past Week – 2022-10-09 Edition

Between 2022-10-02 and 2022-10-09 there were 141 new games validated for the Steam Deck. We use several criteria to select the “best steam deck games”, such a popularity, Steam Ratings, and more. You can see our picks from last week here, and here’s a quick pick of the most interesting ones this week below, separate in Verified and Playable categories:

Steam Deck Verified


Released on 22 May, 2022, developed by Kairosoft Co.,Ltd, self-published.
[Steam Store Page]

Rating: 97.9 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Casual, Indie, RPG, Simulation, Strategy

About the game: Lead a ninja clan in the war to unify feudal Japan!


Released on 13 Aug, 2020, developed by Cranky Watermelon, self-published.
[Steam Store Page]

Rating: 97.2 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Action, Casual, Indie

About the game: Slice and dice your friends with boomerangs in this frantic physics party game. Join a crew of your favorite foods as you grill, chill and spill your enemies. Discover ridiculous power-ups and stack them together in deadly combinations.


Released on 28 Sep, 2022, developed by Cloak and Dagger Games and published by Wadjet Eye Games.
[Steam Store Page]

Rating: 95.5 % Positive Ratings (check out our review last week as well!)

Genre: Adventure

About the game: The Excavation of Hob’s Barrow is a folk horror narrative-driven adventure. Explore the isolated moors of rural Victorian England as you uncover the mysteries of Hob’s Barrow. The answers lie in the soil…

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Steam Deck Playable


Released on 10 Dec, 2021, developed by D.A.S. Games, self-published.
[Steam Store Page]

Rating: 100 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Action, Early Access

About the game: Move fast and shoot fast in Cyberfrags ’69. Double jump, wall-run, and blast your way to victory in intense PvP and Co-Op, or play as Cyber-Frank as he slaughters the Cyber-Nazis invading his home!


Released on 15 Jul, 2022, developed by Saga Planets and published by NekoNyan Ltd., .
[Steam Store Page]

Rating: 97.8 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Adventure, Simulation

About the game: Welcome to Noble Private Academy, an institution that cultivates the wealthiest, most well-connected students in all of Japan! At this boarding school, one must be willing to accept all of its refined and dignified teachings or be met with strict opposition!


Released on 2 Mar, 2022, developed by Radiangames, self-published.
[Steam Store Page]

Rating: 97.7 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Action, Casual, Indie, Simulation, Strategy, Early Access

About the game: Instruments of Destruction is a vehicle-building sandbox featuring advanced physics-based destruction. Create crazy construction vehicles and use them to demolish buildings and complete various objectives.


Released on 27 Sep, 2018, developed by Greg Lobanov, and published by Greg Lobanov.
[Steam Store Page]

Rating: 96.7 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Adventure, Indie

About the game: A musical platforming adventure with an emotional story. Play as a silly bard and use music to interact with everything on a journey around the world. Along the way you’ll explore, solve puzzles, and meet a huge cast of characters!


Released on 31 Aug, 2022, developed by Regal Pigeon, self-published.
[Steam Store Page]

Rating: 96.1 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Action, Indie, Early Access

About the game: A mini topdown action roguelike with chaotic spell-slinging hack-n-slash combat. Collect spells, choose perks and discover powerful synergies to become an unstoppable monster-slaying wizard.


Released on 13 Oct, 2021, developed by ILCA,Inc. and published by BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment.
[Steam Store Page]

Rating: 95.6 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Action, Simulation

About the game: Now, the girls are getting started Produce the “Project Luminous,” a joint unit of the four brands from the “THE iDOLM@STER” series! New idols are also scouted for “Project Luminous” and unfold a completely new story!

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Released on 8 Jul, 2016, developed by 07th Expansion and published by MangaGamer.
[Steam Store Page]

Rating: 95.6 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Adventure

About the game: Umineko When They Cry is the 2nd series of Sound Novel released by 07th Expansion. The steam version features renewed character sprites which is swappable from the classic art.


Released on 22 Sep, 2022, developed by Monomi Park, self-published.
[Steam Store Page]

Rating: 95.4 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Action, Adventure, Casual, Indie, Simulation, Early Access

About the game: Continue the adventures of Beatrix LeBeau as she journeys across the Slime Sea to Rainbow Island, a land brimming with ancient mysteries, and bursting with wiggly, new slimes to wrangle in this sequel to the smash-hit, Slime Rancher.


Released on 19 Sep, 2022, developed by Sorath, self-published.
[Steam Store Page]

Rating: 95.4 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Action, Indie

About the game: HYPER DEMON is an FPS like no other. a pearl of lightning. a dream from the future. a drop of poison. a swan song. The faster you slay demons, the harder the game and the higher your score. There is an end. Will it see you?

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