Best Steam Deck Games Released in the Past Week with the Outlast Trials, Humanity and Songs of Syx - 2023-05-21 Edition


Between 2023-05-15 and 2023-05-21 there were 138 new games validated for the Steam Deck. We use numerous criteria to create this best Steam Deck Games list, such as popularity, ranking, and more. Here’s a quick pick of the most interesting ones, separated in Verified and Playable categories:

Steam Deck Verified


Released on 18 May, 2023, developed by Red Barrels, self-published. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 94.9 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Action, Adventure, Indie, Early Access

About the game: Red Barrels invites you to experience mind-numbing terror, this time with friends. Whether you go through the trials alone or in teams, if you survive long enough and complete the therapy, Murkoff will happily let you leave… but will you be the same?


Released on 14 Apr, 2023, developed by Sengi Games, self-published. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 93.2 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Action, Indie

About the game: Bosorka is an exciting action roguelike where a young witch saves the world from insidious and cruel demons. Combine runes, master a variety of brooms, and try all possible and impossible spells until you gain enough power to fight evil.

Steam Deck Playable


Released on 17 Jun, 2021, developed by fumi and published by room6. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 100 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Adventure, Indie, RPG

About the game: A slice of life story-driven adventure game with a distinctive 3D pixel art. Embark on a journey and accompany Haruto Soraki, a high schooler, in his quest to find the memory he lost in an accident seven years ago.


Released on 5 Apr, 2023, developed by Antonio Freyre and published by Merlino Games. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 97.2 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Action, Adventure

About the game: A short, minimalist, experimental open-world adventure about guilt and grief. Explore, shoot, scavenge and bring a specimen to The Sanctuary. Beware PERMADEATH.


Released on 21 Sep, 2020, developed by Gamatron AB, self-published. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 97 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Indie, Simulation, Strategy, Early Access

About the game: Songs of Syx is a fantasy city-builder where you start off as an insignificant colony and build, scheme, and fight your way towards a metropolis and empire. The mechanics are complex and true to life, where small events can spiral into the collapse of kingdoms. Try the unlimited demo first!


Released on 30 Mar, 2023, developed by Cognoggin Games, self-published. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 95.8 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Indie, RPG, Simulation, Strategy, Early Access

About the game: Work your way to the top of a big game studio in this roguelike deckbuilder inspired by classic JRPGs!


Released on 15 May, 2023, developed by tha ltd. and published by Enhance. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 94.6 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Action, Casual, Indie

About the game: A unique blend of puzzle-solving and action-platforming. Play a lone Shiba Inu charged with commanding massive, marching crowds to the goal in Story Mode, or browse a wide array of user-made levels crafted via the in-game Stage Creator!


Released on 1 May, 2023, developed by LIICA INC., self-published. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 91.2 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Indie, Simulation

About the game: This game "Q REMASTERED" is a simple puzzle game that anyone can enjoy! You can freely draw lines and shapes on the screen. The drawn object will fall down due to gravity. You will use the object to solve more than 1200 missions. Can you get the ball out of the cup? Let’s challenge!


Released on 30 Mar, 2023, developed by 10tons Ltd, self-published. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 89.5 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Action, Adventure, RPG, Strategy

About the game: As a powerful necromancer you have the ability to raise the dead and command them in battle. With each victory, your army will grow stronger and your city will become more powerful. Undead Horde 2 is an action game with elements from RPG, strategy and hack’n’slash. Rise from the crypt and rebuild!


Released on 25 Feb, 2023, developed by Metavision Studio, self-published. [Steam Store Page]

Rating: 89.3 % Positive Ratings

Genre: Action, Adventure, Indie

About the game: Can this last case of Oliver, all be just a small part of a bigger picture? Gather clues, unravel the mystery behind the case and uncover the truth.