Best Steam Deck Games Released in the Past Week – 2022-12-05 Edition

Between 2022-11-28 and 2022-12-05 there were 119 new games validated for the Steam Deck. We use several criteria such as popularity, ratings, and more to identify the Best Steam Deck Games released recently. Here’s a quick pick of the most interesting ones, separated in Playable and Verified categories:

Steam Deck Verified


Released on 13 Apr, 2016, developed by Moonradish Inc., self-published.
[Steam Store Page]

Rating: 94.3 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Action, Indie, Sports

About the game: Ride brooms, cast spells and transform your enemies into chickens in this intense magical sport


Released on 12 Jul, 2016, developed by Anarteam and published by Anarteam, .
[Steam Store Page]

Rating: 93.8 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Action, Indie

About the game: Anarcute is a rampaging riot simulator, combining adorable aesthetics with huge-scale chaos, colourful destruction and crowd-beat’em all gameplay!


Released on 1 Feb, 2017, developed by PolyKid, self-published.
[Steam Store Page]

Rating: 93.4 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Action, Adventure, Indie

About the game: Poi is a 3D platformer featuring two kids on a grand adventure to unravel the mysteries of the Milky Way Globe. Explore uncharted lands, compete in challenge levels, meet quirky characters and defeat comical creatures on a journey to become a Master Explorer.


Released on 21 Apr, 2015, developed by TreeFortress Games, self-published.
[Steam Store Page]

Rating: 92.5 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Action, Adventure, Indie, Racing

About the game: Test your dinosaur jump-jet skills with a game that redefines the platformer genre, aptly renaming it “platflyer.” Simply put, you’re a t-rex with rocket boots trying to save earth from an incoming asteroid. Do you have what it takes to stop it?


Released on 7 Feb, 2017, developed by Bryan Gale, self-published.
[Steam Store Page]

Rating: 88.7 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Indie

About the game: Induction is an abstract puzzle game about time travel and paradoxes. As you master its logic, Induction will rewire how you think about cause and effect.


Released on 31 Aug, 2016, developed by ThirtyThree and published by Good Shepherd Entertainment.
[Steam Store Page]

Rating: 88.1 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Action, Indie

About the game: Atomik: RunGunJumpGun is a tough as nails game that puts a gravity-defying weapon in your hands. One button lets you fly, the other blasts obstacles out of the way. With a cast of crazed characters, challenging gameplay, and a pulsing musical score, it delivers twitchy platforming goodness.

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Steam Deck Playable


Released on 31 Mar, 2010, developed by TaleWorlds Entertainment, self-published.
[Steam Store Page]

Rating: 97.8 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Action, RPG

About the game: In a land torn asunder by incessant warfare, it is time to assemble your own band of hardened warriors and enter the fray. Lead your men into battle, expand your realm, and claim the ultimate prize: the throne of Calradia!


Released on 21 Oct, 2013, developed by FireFly Studios, self-published.
[Steam Store Page]

Rating: 97.6 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Simulation, Strategy

About the game: The highly anticipated sequel to the best-selling Stronghold, Stronghold Crusader HD throws you into historic battles and castle sieges from the Crusades with fiendish AI opponents, new units, 4 historical campaigns and over 100 unique skirmish missions.


Released on 28 Sep, 2021, developed by We Create Stuff and published by Modus Games.
[Steam Store Page]

Rating: 95.1 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Action, Indie

About the game: In Sound Mind is an imaginative first-person psychological horror with frenetic puzzles, unique boss fights, and original music by The Living Tombstone. Journey within the inner workings of the one place you can’t seem to escape—your own mind.


Released on 31 Mar, 2022, developed by MarpleGames, self-published.
[Steam Store Page]

Rating: 94.3 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Casual, Indie, Strategy, Early Access

About the game: Orb of Creation is an active incremental-puzzle game in which you recreate the world with nothing but magic and ingenuity. Conjure resources, buy upgrades, and become an all-powerful wizard!


Released on 11 Jul, 2016, developed by DYA Games, self-published.
[Steam Store Page]

Rating: 94.2 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Action, Adventure, Indie

About the game: Show off your skills & reflexes in this frantic gallery shooter action arcade, filled with bullets, bots and explosions! You play as Erin Saver, carrying out her personal vendetta against the criminal Wildbots.


Released on 9 Apr, 2021, developed by Nihon Falcom, and published by NIS America, Inc..
[Steam Store Page]

Rating: 93.9 % Positive Ratings

Genre: RPG

About the game: The long awaited finale to the epic engulfing a continent comes to a head in the final chapter of the Trails of Cold Steel saga!


Released on 4 Dec, 2013, developed by D-Pad Studio and published by .
[Steam Store Page]

Rating: 93.9 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Action, Indie

About the game: A malicious orb has cast Savant out of his tower and transformed his surroundings into dangerous enemies!Dodge and shoot your way back up the tower, and blast down waves of enemies as you make your way towards the top! As you progress, you unlock CDs that not only give you new tracks to play to, but also grant you powerful new abilities!


Released on 20 Jul, 2017, developed by Lion Shield, LLC, self-published.
[Steam Store Page]

Rating: 92.8 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Indie, Simulation, Strategy

About the game: Kingdoms and Castles is a city-building simulation game about growing a kingdom from a tiny hamlet to a sprawling city and imposing castle. Make trade agreements, alliance, and war with neighboring AI controlled kingdoms. Each villager and resource is individually simulated.


Released on 14 Jan, 2016, developed by Night School Studio, self-published.
[Steam Store Page]

Rating: 92.5 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Adventure, Indie

About the game: Oxenfree is a supernatural thriller about a group of friends who unwittingly open a ghostly rift. You are Alex, and you’ve just brought your new stepbrother Jonas to an overnight island party gone horribly wrong.


Released on 14 Apr, 2020, developed by Wolfire Games, self-published.
[Steam Store Page]

Rating: 91.9 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Action, Indie, Simulation

About the game: Receiver 2 simulates every internal part of each firearm based on manufacturer schematics and gunsmithing resources. Learn exactly how each sidearm works, including how to load and unload them, clear malfunctions, and operate their safety features.


Released on 9 Jul, 2015, developed by Question, self-published.
[Steam Store Page]

Rating: 91.4 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Action, Adventure, Indie, Simulation, Strategy

About the game: In this darkly comedic story, you are the hero of an unfinished fantasy game, and your designers have failed you. Steal the power of a game god – trap their creations, swap behaviors and body parts, crafting your own unique solutions to free-form puzzles. Can you release a game …from the inside?


Released on 15 Aug, 2022, developed by Jaspel and published by Jaspel, .
[Steam Store Page]

Rating: 90.9 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Early Access

About the game: The inventory management roguelike! Collect rare items, organize your bag, and vanquish your foes!

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