Between 2023-03-12 and 2023-03-19 there were 82 new games validated for the Steam Deck. Here’s a quick pick of the most interesting ones, split in two categories, Verified and Playable:
Steam Deck Verified
PLANET CUBE: EDGE
Released on 23 Feb, 2023, developed by Sunna Entertainment and published by Firestoke. [Steam Store Page]
Rating: 98.6 % Positive Ratings
Genre: Action, Adventure, Indie
About the game: Planet Cube is being invaded! Prepare to run, gun, jump and dash your way through an underwater science complex, collecting fire-power to turn the tables on a mysterious aggressor. This is high-speed adventuring set in a hand-crafted pixel art world, filled with precision platforming and thrills.
BASEMENTS N’ BASILISKS: STORMS OF SORCERY
Released on 27 Feb, 2023, developed by eNVy softworks, self-published. [Steam Store Page]
Rating: 97.6 % Positive Ratings
Genre: Adventure, Casual, RPG, Simulation
About the game: A visual novel paying satirical homage to the world’s greatest TTRPG. Make important choices, roll countless dice, build lasting relationships, explore magical lands and experience all the rest of the crap you expect from a fantasy game without the hassle of finding actual friends to play with!
Steam Deck Playable
Released on 7 Dec, 2018, developed by Cairn4, self-published. [Steam Store Page]
Rating: 94.5 % Positive Ratings
Genre: Casual, Indie, Simulation, Early Access
About the game: MewnBase is a space-cat survival and base-building game. Scavenge around a barren planet for items to keep you fed. Explore and collect resources. Craft items and grow your base to help you survive.
CATS AND THE OTHER LIVES
Released on 21 Nov, 2022, developed by Cultic Games and published by Cultic Games, . [Steam Store Page]
Rating: 94.4 % Positive Ratings
About the game: Part interactive fiction, part Felis domesticus adventure, “Cats and the Other Lives” explores the reunion of a broken family from the perspective of their house cat, Aspen.
DANMAKU UNLIMITED 3
Released on 9 Mar, 2017, developed by Doragon Entertainment, self-published. [Steam Store Page]
Rating: 89.9 % Positive Ratings
Genre: Action, Indie
About the game: Take to the skies once again as the last defender of humanity against overwhelming odds! Lovingly built to be enjoyed by newcomers and genre veterans alike, Danmaku Unlimited 3 is a perfect medley of the best aspects of classic bullet hell shooters wrapped up in a modern and approachable package.