Valve brought over some awesome games this past week into the Playable/Verified status! Here are the highlights we found from this past week to check out.

Verified or Playable games don't automatically mean they work amazing right out-of-the-box. Some of these games require work to optimize and play well.

Coffee Talk Episode 2: Hibiscus & Butterfly (Playable) (SDHQ Review)

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Dust off your coffee machine and prepare your warmest smile to meet your customers again in the second episode of the much loved coffee brewing and heart-to-heart talking simulator; Coffee Talk Episode 2: Hibiscus & Butterfly.

The game is $15 and rated playable due to some in-game text being small.

Atomic Heart (Verified)

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In a mad and sublime utopian world, Engage in explosive combat encounters. Adapt your fighting style to each opponent, and utilize the environment to your advantage. Upgrade your equipment, combine skills and resources, and unravel the mysteries behind the shattered utopia in a visceral and challenging journey.

The game is $60 and rated as verified, but needs an active internet connection in the first-time setup.

Havendock (Playable)

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Havendock is a simulation and management game that puts players in the role of a dockyard manager. Set in a fictional town, the game tasks players with building and managing a bustling dockyard. As the manager, players must construct various structures, hire workers, manage finances, and oversee the loading and unloading of cargo ships. Along with the gameplay, players can engage in side missions, unlock new technologies, and expand the dockyard's reach to other parts of the world.

The game is $17 and rated as playable due to possibly needing a modified or community controller configuration.

Gripper (Verified) (SDHQ Review)

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Gripper is a story-driven action game with boss fights on wheels. Tear your enemies apart with a grappling hook. Rip out their metal hearts to gain abilities, while rescuing your family and uncovering the secrets of the collapsing world. Think Furi on a motorcycle and you will have a good idea of what this game is like!

The game is $14 on sale currently ($20 usually) and rated as verified.

Weird West: Definitive Edition (Playable)

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In this action RPG game, you control a group of unlikely heroes with unique abilities in a supernatural version of the wild west where they must explore a mysterious and unforgiving world, fight off supernatural creatures, and uncover a web of dark secrets. The game offers a mix of exploration, role-playing, and tactical combat, where players can craft items, upgrade skills, and interact with a variety of characters.

The game is $40 and rated as playable due to showing non Steam Deck controller icons and manually needing to change settings to perform well.

Archmage Rises (Playable)

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Enter the captivating world of Archmage Rises, where you can become the powerful archmage and reign over a magical kingdom! This open-world RPG game brings you a unique blend of strategy, resource management, and role-playing gameplay, allowing you to customize your character, discover a vast and enchanting world, and battle against fearsome magical creatures. As the archmage, you must carefully manage your kingdom's resources, rally supporters, and make decisions that will shape the destiny of your realm.

The game is $30 and rated as playable due to entering some text requiring the virtual keyboard and some small in-game text that may difficult to read.

Tron: Identity (Playable)

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Get ready to experience an adrenaline-fueled adventure in the Tron universe with Tron: Identity, a multiplayer game that combines heart-pumping racing, intense combat, and immersive exploration. Choose your light cycle and customize it with upgrades and colors to enhance your power and speed. Engage in solo challenges or team-based battles, each with its own set of objectives and gameplay mechanics. With its stunning graphics and fast-paced action.

The game is $15 and rated as playable due to some small in-game text that may difficult to read.

American Truck Simulator (Verified)

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Hit the road as American Truck Simulator puts you in the driver's seat for a true-to-life truck driving experience in the United States. As you drive across the country's vast highways, you'll need to carefully manage your time, fuel, and cargo to make deliveries and earn a living. Featuring stunningly realistic truck models, intricate landscapes, and unpredictable weather conditions, the game immerses you in the world of a professional truck driver. With a vast open world to explore and challenging missions to complete.

The game is $20 and rated as verified.

ArcRunner (Verified)

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ArcRunner is a thrilling sci-fi arcade game, players are tasked with piloting a high-speed hovercraft through challenging levels filled with obstacles and enemies, all while collecting power-ups and upgrades to improve their chances of success. The game's immersive graphics and intense gameplay make for an unforgettable experience that will keep action game enthusiasts coming back for more.

The game is $20 and rated as verified.

Loop Hero (Playable)

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Embark on a strategic and thrilling adventure with "Loop Hero", the game that seamlessly blends roguelike and deck-building elements. Control your hero as you navigate through a never-ending loop, filled with perilous obstacles and fearsome foes. With each step, you can collect powerful cards that enable you to shape and build the world around you.

The game is $15 and rated playable due to some small in-game text.

Ravenbound (Playable)

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Fear everything and nothing for death brings you closer to victory in this challenging open world action-roguelite. As the Vessel of an ancient power you must use steel and skill to complete your mission in a dangerous fantasy world inspired by Scandinavian folklore. Enjoy a fast-paced action game that combines the challenge of a roguelite with the choices of open world.

The game is $30 and rated as playable due to text requiring the virtual keyboard and it displays compatibility warnings when running.

Dead by Daylight (Verified) (SDHQ Review)

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Survive in a heart-pumping multiplayer survival horror game where they must outwit and outrun a relentless killer in a deadly game of hide-and-seek. Choose to play as a survivor, cautiously evading the killer while attempting to escape, or step into the shoes of the killer, hunting and sacrificing survivors to appease an otherworldly entity. Each match unfolds in a procedurally generated environment, ensuring a fresh experience with every playthrough. Packed with intense gameplay, diverse character options, and customizable loadouts.

The game is $20 and rated as verified.

Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy (Verified)

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Get ready to join the intergalactic ride of a lifetime in Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy as you take control of Star-Lord and his ragtag team of heroes, blasting through space and battling villains at every turn. With an epic storyline, immersive gameplay, and an eclectic soundtrack to keep you pumped, the game lets you make dialogue choices and direct your team's actions in combat. A focus on character development and player choice makes this action-adventure game a must-play for fans of the Marvel universe.

The game is $60 and rated as verified.

Etrian Odyssey Origins Collection (Verified)


Descend into the depths of the Yggdrasil Tree and confront its monstrous inhabitants with the Etrian Odyssey Origins Collection, a captivating RPG that seamlessly blends classic dungeon-crawling and turn-based combat. Create your own group of intrepid adventurers and venture into the unexplored depths of the labyrinthine dungeons, mapping your progress as you go. The collection includes HD remasters of Etrian Odyssey 1, 2, and 3.

The collection of the 3 games is $80 and rated as verified. Each game is purchasable separately for $40.

Evil Dead: The Game (Playable)

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Evil Dead: The Gane is a spine-chilling survival horror masterpiece that draws inspiration from the iconic horror film franchise. Join forces with your friends to battle hordes of undead zombies, including the legendary Ash Williams and his band of survivors. Whether you prefer co-op, PvP, or single-player modes, each offers its unique set of challenges and objectives to overcome. With its adrenaline-pumping gameplay, intense combat, and vast arsenal of weapons and abilities at your disposal, this promises a gripping experience that will keep you on the edge of your seat.

The game is $30 and rated as playable due to some small in-game text and needing to change graphical settings to perform well.

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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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