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Last week, we had some great games that received the illustrious Steam Deck Verified or Playable badge! PO'ed Definitive Edition got the Playable badge, Samurai Warriors 4 DX got the green checkmark, and upcoming games like Tiny Terry's Turbo Trip got the Verified badge as well!

Here are the 10 highlights to check out:

Verified or Playable games don't automatically mean they work amazing out of the box. Some of these games may require work to optimize and play well. Here are our thoughts on the Verified system and how it can be fixed.

Steam Deck Verified/Playable Highlights 5/13/24 - 5/19/24

PO'ed Definitive Edition (Playable) (SDHQ Review)

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PO’ed is an adrenaline-pumping space shooter that features gameplay elements inspired by generational powerhouses DOOM and QUAKE. Play as a chef who crashlands on an alien planet infested with extraterrestrial foes. Using a menu of “household” weapons, PO’ed puts your wits and reflexes to the test.

The game is $19.99 and rated Playable due to small in-game text.

Samurai Warriors 4 DX (Verified)


The sparks of destiny ignite in this rich depiction of the Warring States period that features a total of 55 different officers. The deluxe edition contains more than 150 previously released DLC from "SAMURAI WARRIORS 4," including costumes, weapons, customization parts, scenarios, and BGM!

The game is $49.99 and is rated Verified.

Tiny Terry's Turbo Trip (Verified)


Terry wants to launch himself into space using his new car. Doing something this cool and reckless will surely make him the talk of the town. Run, drive and glide through this small journey of big discoveries as Terry works towards achieving this goal.

The game is coming out on May 30th and is rated Verified.

Salt 2 (Verified)


Salt 2 is an open world pirate game focused on exploration, survival, and crafting. Set sail across an infinite procedural world with just you and your ship. Explore islands filled with quests, caves, towns, pirates, and secrets. Level up skills, craft, hunt, fish, loot, and decorate your ship.

The game is $19.99 and rated Verified.

Kill It With Fire 2 (Verified)


Arachnophobia. The Game. The Sequel. Take on the arachnid menace alone or with friends in full campaign co-op. Wage the arachnid war across time and space and exterminate every last spider across the multiverse, or jump into Spider Hunt PvP and play as the eight-legged menace for the first time!

The game is $14.99 and rated Playable due to small in-game text.

Hell Let Loose (Playable)


Join the ever expanding experience of Hell Let Loose - a hardcore World War Two first person shooter with epic battles of 100 players with infantry, tanks, artillery, a dynamically shifting front line and a unique resource based RTS-inspired meta-game.

The game is $49.99 and rated Playable due to the game showing incorrect controller icons, small in-game text, needing to manually bring up the virtual keyboard, and possibly using a community controller configuration.

Additionally, you can get Hell Let Loose on GreenManGaming for $27.94 (with coupon code BDAY14) or on Humble for $25.99 (depending on Humble Choice discount)

Footgun: Underground (Playable)


Roguelike with balls! Prove your ball skills and dribble your way through a randomly generated, dangerous track network full of deadly challenges! Face post-apocalyptic mutants, improve your balls with high-tech upgrades and escape the pixel art underground labyrinth.

The game is $14.99 and rated Playable due to small in-game text, needing to bring up the virtual keyboard manually, and possibly needing a community controller configuration.

The Colonists (Playable)


Build a new home for your team of robots as they begin a new life for themselves on a distant planet where they can fulfill their ultimate dream: to be human.

The game is $24.99 and rated Playable due to needing a community controller configuration, showing incorrect controller icons, manually bringing up the virtual keyboard, and small in-game text.

Planetiles (Verified)


Dive into Planetiles, where strategy and creativity converge. Build and transform barren planets into flourishing worlds. Outwit natural disasters, develop vibrant habitats, and navigate complex challenges. Embrace a boardgame-like depth with thoughtful planning and strategic decision-making.

The game is $9.99 and rated Verified.

Honorable Mention: Ghost of Tsushima DIRECTOR'S CUT (Unsupported)

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I'm sure you're wondering why Ghost of Tsushima is on this list, even though it is rated Unsupported. Well, it's because the game partly works perfectly fine. The single-player game works flawlessly on the Steam Deck and is well-optimized for the device. But, the multiplayer aspect does not work on Deck at all, which is why the game has its Unsupported rating. So, if you want to play this awesome game's story and can justify $60 for it, you will have no trouble running it.

You can check out our first impressions on the Steam Deck and how we are running it right now.

And that's all for the last week! You can check out our previous highlights article as well, which includes games like Animal Well, The Thaumaturge, and Capes!

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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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