Best Steam Deck Games Released in the Past Week with Bramble: The Mountain King, Tape to Tape and Volcano Princess - 2023-05-14 Edition


Between 2023-05-07 and 2023-05-14 there were 154 new games validated for the Steam Deck. Out of those, we use numerous ways to elaborate this Best Steam Deck Games list, such as reviews, popularity and other metrics. Here’s a quick pick of the most interesting ones, split in Verified and Playable categories:

Steam Deck Verified


Released on 2 Dec, 2022, developed by Siactro, self-published. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 97.1 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Action

About the game: Super Kiwi 64 is a 3D-Platformer and Collect-a-Thon, in a low poly late 90s console look.


Released on 3 May, 2023, developed by Excellent Rectangle and published by Null Games. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 90.9 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Action, Sports, Early Access

About the game: Tape to Tape is a roguelite hockey game where every choice matters on your journey to build the best hockey team. Choose your path, hire unique players, discover synergies between them, pick unique abilities, bribe the referees or visit the Blademaster on your way to restore hockey’s former glory.

Steam Deck Playable


Released on 25 Feb, 2023, developed by GAMEPULSE 游戏脉冲, self-published. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 98.5 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Action, Adventure, Indie, RPG, Early Access

About the game: Touhou Hero of Ice Fairy is an indie game developed by GAMEPULSE.Step into the shoes of Cirno, the Hero of Ice, as she embarks on a journey against evil, liberating Gensokyo and saving her dear princess.


Released on 5 Apr, 2023, developed by VODKAdemo? and published by VODKAdemo?, . [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 98.2 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Adventure, Indie, Early Access

About the game: Change the minds of evildoers…for good! MINDHACK is a text adventure game where you meet unique evildoers, hack their minds, and rewrite them into happy people!


Released on 7 Apr, 2023, developed by sodaraptor and published by Raptorsoft Games. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 97.6 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Adventure, Casual, Indie

About the game: Snap your own homemade liminal space photos using a mysterious SLR camera as you explore a variety of empty, strange, and familiar spaces.


Released on 20 Apr, 2023, developed by 养蛋人工作室 Egg Hatcher and published by Gamera Games. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 96.7 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Indie, RPG, Simulation

About the game: Prepare the next monarch by finding her hobbies, training her for battle, and befriending the citizens she’ll one day protect. Dive into an all-new parenting-simulator-RPG adventure, where every decision you make will not only affect the future of your daughter but that of an entire empire!


Released on 27 Apr, 2023, developed by Dimfrost Studio and published by Merge Games. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 96.5 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Adventure, Indie

About the game: Bramble The Mountain King is a grim adventure set in a world inspired by dark, Nordic fables. Explore the beautiful yet dangerous and twisted land of Bramble in your endeavour to rescue your sister. Traverse a wondrous landscape and survive deadly encounters with Bramble’s many hideous creatures.


Released on 6 Feb, 2023, developed by OTL GAME and published by OTL GAME, . [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 96.3 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Action, Adventure, Indie

About the game: The protagonist is trapped in the world of a love game. Can you return to the real world again…? Try to escape while running away from the gal game heroine A love simulation-style survival horror game!


Released on 25 Apr, 2023, developed by MANGLEDmaw Games and published by DreadXP. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 96.2 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Indie

About the game: Join Amanda and her pal Wooly on a series of adventures as they explore and learn about our wonderful world! With several NEW play-along, laugh-along, learn-along episodes there’s always fun to be had! Just make sure to do everything Amanda says or she might get angry.


Released on 19 Apr, 2023, developed by Dr. Kucho! Games and published by Dr. Kucho! Games, . [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 95.1 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Action, Casual, Indie

About the game: Retro action "save-them-all" platformer including advanced physics combined with an unique retro feel. Complete rescue missions leading your colleagues to the closest base station. Fight enemies using your laser gun, jet pack, destroy terrain and even make new paths with the ground maker.


Released on 24 Apr, 2023, developed by ColePowered Games and published by Fireshine Games. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 92.1 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Action, Indie, RPG, Early Access

About the game: An immersive sandbox detective stealth game set in a fully simulated sci-fi noir city of crime and corruption. Think like a private investigator and take on jobs to earn cash on your path to catching a serial killer. If you don’t catch them - they will kill again…


Released on 11 Apr, 2023, developed by Bithell Games, self-published. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 90.1 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Adventure, Casual, Indie

About the game: Something has been taken. Enter a new Grid and forge alliances via visual novel gameplay, uncovering truths through Identity Disc puzzles. Make critical decisions and plot your own course in a world without a creator.


Released on 20 Apr, 2023, developed by Xinyuan Studio, self-published. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 89.8 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Action, Adventure, Indie, RPG, Early Access

About the game: Neon Echo is a 3D side-scrolling action Roguelite game with an anime and tech-wear style. In a world that has been corrupted by "noise", "electronic music" has become the only means to resist the power of "Strepification". Now, let’s follow the beat of electronic music to fight!