We saw a lot of new Steam Deck Verified/Playable games get their sweet new badges last week, including some newly released games that are awesome to play on the Deck! From Expeditions: A MudRunner Game to Last Epoch, there are going to be a lot of varied and interesting games to enjoy.

Here are the 12 highlights we found:

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Steam Deck Verified/Playable Highlights 2/26/24 - 3/3/24

Expeditions: A MudRunner Game (Playable) (SDHQ Review)


Embark on scientific expeditions with this new off-road adventure from the creators of MudRunner and SnowRunner. Lead research missions as you drive a variety of all-terrain vehicles, using high-tech tools and managing your camp and crew to ensure your success in the wild.

The game is $39.99 and rated Playable due to small in-game text.

Last Epoch (Playable) (SDHQ Review)

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Uncover the Past, Reforge the Future. Ascend into one of 15 mastery classes and explore dangerous dungeons, hunt epic loot, craft legendary weapons, and wield the power of over a hundred transformative skill trees. Last Epoch is being developed by a team of passionate Action RPG enthusiasts.

The game is $34.99 and rated Playable due to possibly needing a community controller configuration and small in-game text.

Slave Zero X (Verified) (SDHQ Review)


Slave Zero X is a stylish 2.5D character action game set in the biopunk world of Slave Zero (1999). Run & Slash your way through a dystopian future in this character action game which will resonate with fans of Devil May Cry, Strider, and Guilty Gear.

The game is $24.99 and rated Verified.

Mr. Run and Jump (Verified)

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Help Mr. Run and Jump defeat the terrifying Void and collect all of the Power Gems from the Realms of Color! Venture through a dazzling and dangerous world, dodging countless enemies and conquering hundreds of fierce platforming challenges to save the day!

The game is $24.99 and rated Verified.

qomp2 (Playable)


An artful reimagining of Pong. Control a Pong ball aching to break free of its life stuck between two paddles. Explore a dangerous, minimalist world, armed with simple two button controls.

The game is $19.99 and rated Playable due to needing to bring up the on-screen keyboard and manually setting the display resolution.

Nightingale (Playable)

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Set out on a journey of survival and adventure, into the mysterious and dangerous Fae Realms of Nightingale! Become an intrepid Realmwalker, and venture forth alone or with friends - as you explore, craft, build and fight across a visually stunning Gaslamp Fantasy world.

The game is in early access and priced at $29.99. It is rated Playable due to possibly needing a community controller configuration, showing incorrect controller icons, and small in-game text. The game also needs a constant internet connection, even when playing alone.

DunHero (Verified)


DunHero is an Action Roguelike RPG. Select your character, Level Up, collect powerful items, Explore amazing procedurally generated worlds, and challenge anyone even NPCs. Each journey is unique. Conquer all bosses and free the world from evil.

The game is in early access and costs $7.99. It is rated Verified and has a Native Linux build.

Geometry Survivor (Verified)


Geometry Survivor is rogue-lite survival where you fight waves of enemies. Unlock innovative upgrades in the shop, acquire new ships and conquer the unforgiving grid world.

The game is $4.99 and rated Verified.

Garden Life: A Cozy Simulator (Playable)

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Garden Life is a relaxing gardening game in which you create your dream garden in a peaceful, colourful world. Plant and add ornaments at your own pace, transforming an overgrown forgotten plot into a flourishing community garden.

The game is $24.99 and rated Playable due to needing to manually configure settings to perform well and small in-game text.

Corpse Keeper (Playable)


Corpse Keeper is a very challenging action-strategy roguelite. You'll need to lead a squad of three corpses to explore the grim and dark medieval world within limited time, build a powerful army of the living dead, and finally kill the demon lurking in the deep end of the cathedral.

The game is in early access and costs $19.99. It is rated Playable due to showing incorrect controller icons and needing to set the correct display resolution.

Hero's Land (Playable)


HERO'S LAND is a multiplayer survival PvEvP game. Survival is the key. If you die, you’ll lose everything you equipped! The greater the risk, the greater the reward. Loot highly rare weapons and gears from monsters. Stay alive and be vigilant. Get stronger and wiser.

The game is free to play and rated Playable due to small in-game text, showing incorrect controller icons, and needing a community controller configuration.

Gordian Rooms 2: A Curious Island (Verified)


Your adventure continues in Gordian Rooms 2... The escape island game where you venture further into the mysteries of the Gordian Society! Challenge your wits and conquer every puzzle on the Isle of Lye!

The game is on sale for $22.49 until March 13th and is rated Verified.

And that's all for this list! You can check out our previous week's list as well, which includes awesome titles like Balatro, Penny's Big Breakaway, and Star Wars: Battlefront Classic Collection!

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Noah Kupetsky
A lover of gaming since 4, Noah has grown up with a love and passion for the industry. From there, he started to travel a lot and develop a joy for handheld and PC gaming. When the Steam Deck released, it just all clicked.
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