Best Steam Deck Games Released in the Past Week - 2023-01-29 Edition


Between 2023-01-22 and 2023-01-29 there were 75 new games validated for the Steam Deck. We use many features to produce this Best Steam Deck Games List, such as popularity, ranking, reviews and more… Here’s a quick pick of the most interesting ones, split in Verified and Playable categories:

Steam Deck Verified


Released on 30 Apr, 2020, developed by Butterscotch Shenanigans, self-published. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 96.9 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Action, Adventure, Indie, Simulation

About the game: Deliver those goods, real good - or get turned into scrap trying! Precision platforming, genre-bending power-ups, a challenging campaign, and a galaxy full of jokes await you in Levelhead!


Released on 6 Dec, 2022, developed by Apptivus and published by Retrovibe. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 95.3 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Action, Indie

About the game: Impaler is a minimalist arena shooter with spikes. Summon spikes to slay monsters, build barriers, and reach higher ground. Impaler’s rogue-like elements ensure each run is a unique challenge.


Released on 18 Jul, 2019, developed by Klick Ink L.P., self-published. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 90.8 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Casual, Indie, RPG, Simulation

About the game: Welcome home to Sun Villa! After a long summer at grandpa’s ranch, it’s time to finish school, get a job and move into your own place. Let the adventure of life begin!

Steam Deck Playable


Released on 6 Oct, 2014, developed by Eurocom and published by Disney. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 94.4 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Action, Adventure

About the game: G-Force draws you into the adventures of an elite team of trained guinea pigs on a mission to thwart a sinister plot to destroy the world. Take control of both G-Force commander Darwin and his sidekick, Mooch, as they apply their talents to defeat an evil army of altered household appliances.


Released on 12 Oct, 2022, developed by Lasse Zacho Malver, self-published. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 93.2 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Strategy

About the game: Create an army and use spells while it fights for you. Mage & Monsters is an active auto battler, where you must choose wisely between upgrading the might of your army, or increasing the power of your spells.


Released on 22 Nov, 2011, developed by Nicalis, Inc., and published by Nicalis, Inc.. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 92.8 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Action, Adventure, Indie

About the game: Run, jump, shoot, fly and explore your way through a massive action-adventure reminiscent of classic 8- and 16-bit games.


Released on 6 Mar, 2014, developed by Simogo, self-published. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 92.8 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Adventure, Indie

About the game: In the old days man tried to catch a glimpse of the future in the strangest of ways.Experience the ancient Swedish phenomena of year walking through a different kind of first person adventure that blurs the line between two and three dimensions, as well as reality and the supernatural.


Released on 25 Jun, 2021, developed by Pixel Sprout Studios, self-published. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 92.2 % Positive Ratings

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

About the game: Build your farm and relationships with townsfolk, or forge ahead on a quest of magic, monsters, and dragons. Level up through a skill tree in 8 person multiplayer, or adventure solo!


Released on 10 Jan, 2019, developed by Unknown Origin Games Inc, self-published. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 90.4 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Indie, Simulation, Strategy, Early Access

About the game: Odd Realm is a colony sim set in a procedurally generated, fantasy world where you control a group of settlers to build a settlement that survives the passing seasons, roaming bandits, underground horrors, and gods from legend.


Released on 10 Jan, 2020, developed by Darkling Room, self-published. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 89.8 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Adventure, Indie

About the game: Join the all-night ghost vigil at Harwood House. As part of the ‘OPG’ paranormal team, explore the haunted buildings and investigate sightings of ghosts, long reported around the area of Wolfenden. Grab the ghost hunting gadgets and solve the mystery surrounding this abandoned building.