Best Steam Deck Games Released in the Past Week - 2022-11-27 Edition


Between 2022-11-20 and 2022-11-27 there were 89 new games validated for the Steam Deck. Here’s a quick pick of the most interesting ones:

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Released on 3 Aug, 2015, developed by Kumobius, self-published. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 96.9 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Action, Indie

About the game: Elegant and minimal, Duet asks players simply to navigate two orbiting spheres past an increasingly complex maze of falling obstacles. As the difficulty increases, the tension mounts, and a peculiar narrative unfolds.


Released on 2 Nov, 2022, developed by Rusty Lake, self-published. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 94.9 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Adventure, Indie

About the game: The Past Within is the new co-op experience from Rusty Lake! Play together with someone you deem trustworthy: one in The Past, the other in The Future. Observe and communicate what you see around you. Solve the puzzles and uncover Albert Vanderboom’s plan.


Released on 10 Apr, 2018, developed by Dan & Gary Games, self-published. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 93.5 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Action, Indie, RPG

About the game: Shoot rubber ducky arrows, pound enemies with a rhino hammer, and help Beethoven get his groove back in the last totally normal high school themed RPGvania you’ll ever want.


Released on 4 Nov, 2013, developed by Koboldgames, and published by Daedalic Entertainment. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 89.3 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Adventure, Indie

About the game: Nuclear war, post apocalypse, barren and lifeless wastelands.Lifeless? Not so much!Mutated insects have made their home in a bomb shelter and they’re set on exploring the world.Let this point&click adventure welcome you to a hilariously bizarre end time world and join the roaches Jim and Bud on their journey to the surface.


Released on 27 Aug, 2014, developed by 4A Games and published by Deep Silver. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 89.1 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Action

About the game: It is the year 2034. Beneath the ruins of post-apocalyptic Moscow, in the tunnels of the Metro, the remnants of mankind are besieged by deadly threats from outside – and within. Mutants stalk the catacombs beneath the desolate surface, and hunt amidst the poisoned skies above.


Released on 28 Jan, 2016, developed by VaragtP, self-published. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 88.3 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Casual, Indie, Simulation

About the game: In Plantera you build your own garden and watch it grow with new plants, bushes, trees and animals. As you play and expand your garden you will attract Helpers, round blue creatures that will help you with your harvesting tasks.


Released on 26 Mar, 2015, developed by Four Quarters and published by Forward Game Studios. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 88.2 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Casual, Indie

About the game: A brain-racking game about bathroom breaks, screwdrivers and nuclear explosions.

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Released on 25 Aug, 2022, developed by Northway Games and published by Finji. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 97.5 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Indie, RPG, Simulation

About the game: Spend your teenage years on an alien planet in this narrative RPG with card-based battles. Explore, grow up, and fall in love. The choices you make and skills you master over ten years will determine the course of your life and the survival of your colony.


Released on 1 Nov, 2022, developed by Eremite Games and published by Hooded Horse. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 97 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Simulation, Strategy, Early Access

About the game: A dark fantasy city builder where you must rebuild civilization in the face of apocalyptic rains. As the Queen’s Viceroy, lead humans, beavers, lizards, and harpies to reclaim the wilderness and secure a future for civilization’s last survivors.


Released on 12 Feb, 2022, developed by Team SNEED, self-published. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 95.9 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Action, Indie

About the game: Awaken the latent power of your melanin and kill cops in this thought-provoking game on police brutality in America.


Released on 25 Jan, 2022, developed by NotGames and published by tinyBuild. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 95.2 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Adventure, Indie, Simulation

About the game: The National Nightly News is live and you’re the brains behind the scenes. Beep the swears, keep the cameras on the celebs and keep the audience hooked in this darkly comedic game of televised chaos.


Released on 4 May, 2015, developed by Noumenon Games, self-published. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 95.1 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Indie

About the game: Do you like puzzles, fruit and the notion of crossing a snake with a bird for no good reason? If the answer to at least one of those questions is yes, then Snakebird might be the game for you. Solve your way through this headscratcher of a puzzle game and help the snakebirds sate their hunger.


Released on 19 Apr, 2016, developed by FRENCH-BREAD and published by Arc System Works. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 93 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Action

About the game: The final episode of the series, "MELTY BLOOD Actress Again Current Code" is now on Steam!


Released on 24 Sep, 2020, developed by Dire Wolf, self-published. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 92.4 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Indie, Simulation, Strategy

About the game: Might makes right in the wild wood! The award-winning board game of asymmetrical woodland warfare comes to cross-platform digital play! Combine subtle strategy and bold daring to guide your forest faction to victory!


Released on 28 Apr, 2015, developed by Nihon Falcom and published by XSEED Games, . [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 90 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Action, Adventure, RPG

About the game: Adventurer Adol Christin has washed ashore in yet another mysterious, isolated new land, inhabited by a people who sport long ears and bushy tails…and are none too fond of humans. Experience the very first 3D Ys game as never before, with a whole new gameplay mode unique to this release!


Released on 13 Sep, 2018, developed by Grundislav Games and published by Application Systems Heidelberg. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 89.7 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Adventure, Indie

About the game: A steampunk-ish detective adventure from the creator of A Golden Wake and Shardlight! Can you help private investigator Miles Fordham find justice for his clients and track down his partner’s killer before his entire world comes apart?


Released on 11 Apr, 2017, developed by Zeboyd Games, self-published. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 89.4 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Indie, RPG

About the game: 3 exotic planets to explore. Aliens. Robots. Magic. Forbidden technology. Ruined Worlds. Ghosts. Long-lost secrets. Conspiracies. A galactic threat. And one brave heroine to make things right. Cosmic Star Heroine is an exciting new RPG from the creators of Cthulhu Saves the World.


Released on 7 Aug, 2019, developed by Stuck In Attic, self-published. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 89.4 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Adventure, Indie

About the game: Crazy cultists. Cthulhu. A talking cat. Gibbous takes you on an expansive, traditionally animated, hand-painted adventure. Play as three protagonists and explore a lushly rendered Lovecraft-inspired world, unraveling ancient conspiracies. A comedy cosmic horror adventure made in Transylvania!


Released on 24 Jun, 2015, developed by PestoForce and published by Armor Games Studios, . [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 88.5 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Action, Adventure, Indie, RPG

About the game: The Kingdom of Oukoku is threatened by the spicy influence of General Tso. Citizens have placed their hope in a small knight who fits the requirements of ancient legends. Which path will the Chibi Knight choose…