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This week, we have a ton of new Steam Deck Verified/Playable games that are worth playing on the go! Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot finally got the Verified badge, while new games like Cryptmaster and Nine Sols got the Playable/Verified badge, respectively. It's also great seeing Quest Master get the Verified badge, even though there can be some slowdowns in specific situations.

Here are the 10 recommendations we have this week:

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 system and how it can be fixed.

Steam Deck Verified/Playable Highlights 6/10/24 - 6/16/24

Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot (Verified)


Relive the story of Goku and other Z Fighters in DRAGON BALL Z: KAKAROT! Beyond the epic battles, experience life in the DRAGON BALL Z world as you fight, fish, eat, and train with Goku, Gohan, Vegeta and others.

The game is $59.99 for the base version on Steam, but you can get the Legendary edition on Fanatical for $34.19, which includes all the DLC/expansions. It is rated as Verified.

Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin (Verified)


A new adventure awaits you in this second installment of the turn-based RPG series set in the world of Monster Hunter! Become a Rider and form bonds with friendly monsters known as Monsties to fight alongside them as you take part in an epic story.

The game is $39.99 on Steam, but you can get it on Fanatical for $33.59. It is rated Verified.

Nine Sols (Verified)


Nine Sols is a lore rich, hand-drawn 2D action-platformer featuring Sekiro-inspired deflection focused combat. Embark on a journey of eastern fantasy, explore the land once home to an ancient alien race, and follow a vengeful hero’s quest to slay the 9 Sols, formidable rulers of this forsaken realm.

The game is $29.99 and rated Verified.

Cryptmaster (Playable)

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SAY ANYTHING in this bizarre dungeon adventure where words control everything. Fill in the blanks with text or voice to uncover lost abilities, embark on strange quests, and solve mindbending riddles. Can you conquer the crypt and uncover the mystery at the heart of CRYPTMASTER?

The game is $24.99 on Steam, but you can grab it over at Fanatical for $19.88. It is rated Playable due to small in-game text and needing to set the display resolution manually.

Outcast - A New Beginning (Playable)


Explore the breathtaking alien world of Adelpha, support the local Talans in their struggles and fight your way through fast-paced battles against invading robot forces in this 3rd-person, open world, action adventure sequel to the 1999 cult classic.

The game is $59.99 and is rated Playable due to small in-game text.

Quest Master (Verified)

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Quest Master is a dungeon maker inspired by the classics that first made us love dungeon crawling. Unleash your imagination, alone or in local co-op, to make dungeons full of puzzles, traps and monsters. Upload them for others to explore and challenge yourself with other players’ creations.

The game is $19.99 and rated Verified.

Minami Lane (Verified)


Welcome to Minami Lane! Build your own street in this tiny cozy, casual management sim! Unlock and customize buildings, manage your shops, and maximize the happiness of your villagers to complete quests and fill your street with love!

The game is $4.99 and rated Verified.

Duck Detective: The Secret Salami (Verified)


Solving crime is no walk in the pond. You are a down-on-his-luck detective who also happens to be a duck. Use your powers of de-duck-tion to inspect evidence, fill in the blanks, and bust the case wide open! This is a short but twisty detective case.

The game is $9.99 and rated Verified.

INDIKA (Verified)


Play a third-person, story-driven game set in alternative Russia at the turn of the XIX century where religious visions clash with harsh reality. INDIKA tells the story of a young nun who sets off on a journey of self-discovery with the most unusual companion by her side, the devil himself.

The game is $24.99 and rated Verified.

Dudelings: Arcade Sportsball (Verified)


Dudelings: Arcade Sportsball is a fast-paced sportslike. A cross between Pong and Foosball, this title brings high-energy local multiplayer fun to the table!

The game is $4.99 and rated Verified.

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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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