Best Steam Deck Games Released in the Past Week with Tower Escape, Ogu and the Secret Forest and Deceive Inc - 2023-04-09 Edition


Between 2023-04-02 and 2023-04-09 there were 129 new games validated for the Steam Deck. We use numerous criterias to create this Best Steam Games list every week, such as popularity, reviews and other sources. Here’s a quick pick of the most interesting ones, split into Verified and Playable categories for the Steam Deck:

Steam Deck Verified


Released on 24 Mar, 2023, developed by munted finger, self-published. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 99.2 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Indie

About the game: Push, slice, ingest, flip, and squish worms in this puzzle game in which you play as a little sentient tin can.


Released on 25 Nov, 2022, developed by Sokpop Collective, self-published. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 94 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Adventure, Indie, RPG

About the game: Springblades is an action RPG where you battle your way through a fantasy island filled with funny characters. 🐉 Time your attacks and dodge enemy blows in exhilarating battles. Fight beehives, dragons and ordinary peasants on your epic quest to find 3 mysterious gems . . .


Released on 31 Aug, 2017, developed by Cat Nigiri, self-published. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 93.1 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Action, Indie

About the game: A full-blown adventure played with only two buttons. Become the recently deceased agent Terry Cooper and escape the underworld while facing the toughest, meanest and most difficult obstacles ever devised.


Released on 15 Feb, 2023, developed by Final Screw and published by Final Screw, . [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 92.3 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Casual, Indie, Strategy

About the game: Tower Escape is a reverse tower defense game, where instead of defending against incoming enemies, you play the baddies and guide your minions to the exit. Recruit a team of minions, and collect powerful gems and relics that make each run unique.

Steam Deck Playable


Released on 14 Mar, 2023, developed by 43 Studios and published by Joystick Ventures. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 98.1 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Action, Indie, Early Access

About the game: A fiendishly fast 3D platformer where you play a frustrated office worker in HELL! 🔥 Rocket jump & Dash through a satanic office block, outrun the rising hellfire, and wield the power of your trusty stapler - as you race to escape an infernal 9-5!


Released on 14 Dec, 2022, developed by Anneka Tran, self-published. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 97.8 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Casual, Indie

About the game: Discover, collect and organise to create your own unique garden in this relaxing idle / creative sandbox!


Released on 23 Mar, 2023, developed by Moonlab Studio, and published by Sinkhole Studio. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 94.7 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Adventure, Early Access

About the game: Explore the wonderful world with baby Ogu! ‘Ogu and the Secret Forest’ is a 2D adventure game with hand-drawn characters and various types of puzzles. Befriend bouncy characters and defeat strange creatures to unravel the mystery of the charming world.


Released on 20 Nov, 2020, developed by Terminal Reality and published by Ziggurat. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 91.6 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Action

About the game: Enhanced and updated for modern systems, this is the definitive edition of the action horror game that unleashed the red-headed dhampir on the world. In a story spanning five years, Rayne must stop a madman bent on using occult relics to bring about a new age of domination for the Third Reich.


Released on 21 Mar, 2023, developed by Sweet Bandits Studios and published by Tripwire Presents. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 88.8 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Action, Indie, Strategy

About the game: Go undercover as the world’s greatest spies in this tense multiplayer game of subterfuge. Disguise as anyone, deploy an arsenal of high-tech gadgets or neutralize the competition. As long as you extract with the objective, no trick is too dirty when you work for DECEIVE INC.