Best Crime Steam Deck Games

Steam currently has 1,104 Crime games, but not all of them can be played on the Steam Deck. Explore our list with the best picks ranked by Player Score. Our Player Score rankings are calculated directly from reviews left on the Steam store and will be updated in real-time as more players leave their feedback. Crime game rankings were last updated on 5/5/2024.

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1. Yakuza 0

SEGA’s legendary Japanese series finally comes to PC. Fight like hell through Tokyo and Osaka as junior yakuza Kiryu and Majima. Take a front row seat to 1980s life in Japan in an experience unlike anything else in video gaming, with uncapped framerates and 4K resolutions. A legend is born.

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Yakuza 0 holds the #1 spot for "best Crime Steam Deck game" with a Player Score of 94. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 66,733 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 63,760 positive reviews and 2,973 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $5.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $5.99
Release Date 8/1/2018
Developer Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio
Publisher SEGA
Steam App Id 638970

2. Yakuza: Like a Dragon

Become Ichiban Kasuga, a low-ranking yakuza grunt left on the brink of death by the man he trusted most. Take up your legendary bat and get ready to crack some underworld skulls in dynamic RPG combat set against the backdrop of modern-day Japan.

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Yakuza: Like a Dragon has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Crime Steam Deck games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 27,977 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 26,606 positive reviews and 1,371 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $59.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $59.99
Release Date 11/10/2020
Developer Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio
Publisher SEGA
Steam App Id 1235140

3. Yakuza Kiwami 2

Kazuma Kiryu, the Dragon of Dojima, must face the ambitious Ryuji Goda, the Dragon of Kansai, in an all-out war between two rival yakuza clans. An extreme recreation of one of Yakuza’s most beloved entries, now in stunning 4K and unlocked framerates. There can be only one dragon.

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Yakuza Kiwami 2 has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Crime Steam Deck games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 14,499 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 13,823 positive reviews and 676 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 5/9/2019
Developer Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio
Publisher SEGA
Steam App Id 927380

4. Judgment

Fight for the truth and uncover the twisted crime running deep beneath the surface of Tokyo. In this legal thriller , the balance between justice and mercy teeters on the edge.

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Judgment has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Crime Steam Deck games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 7,096 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 6,765 positive reviews and 331 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $39.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $39.99
Release Date 9/14/2022
Developer Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio
Publisher SEGA
Steam App Id 2058180

5. Tangle Tower

Unravel a thrilling mystery by exploring a strange and twisted mansion, discovering curious clues, interrogating peculiar suspects and solving unique puzzles. Will you be able to uncover the secrets of Tangle Tower?

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Tangle Tower has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Crime Steam Deck games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 4,373 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 4,173 positive reviews and 200 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 10/22/2019
Franchise SFB Games
Developer SFB Games
Publisher SFB Games
Steam App Id 359510

6. Lost Judgment

When a police officer discloses the murder of the student teacher who bullied his son to suicide, the twisted secrets of a Yokohama, high school bleed out. Nothing, in this case, is black and white.

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Lost Judgment has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Crime Steam Deck games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 5,420 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 5,148 positive reviews and 272 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $59.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $59.99
Release Date 9/14/2022
Developer Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio
Publisher SEGA
Steam App Id 2058190

7. Contradiction: Spot The Liar

Spot the lie and beat the liars in 'Contradiction' - the all-video murder mystery adventure!

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Contradiction: Spot The Liar has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Crime Steam Deck games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 3,001 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 2,863 positive reviews and 138 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $12.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $12.99
Release Date 7/10/2015
Developer Baggy Cat Ltd.
Publisher Baggy Cat Ltd.
Steam App Id 373390

8. Yakuza Kiwami

SEGA’s critically-acclaimed entry that started a legend. Become Kazuma Kiryu, an up-and-coming yakuza who takes the fall for the murder of a crime boss, only to emerge from prison ten years later to a changed world. Remastered from the ground up, now in 4K and uncapped framerates on PC.

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Yakuza Kiwami has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Crime Steam Deck games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 18,933 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 17,660 positive reviews and 1,273 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 2/19/2019
Developer Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio
Publisher SEGA
Steam App Id 834530

9. Chicken Police - Paint it RED!

A wild tale of love, death, chickens, and redemption! Chicken Police is a buddy-cop noir adventure with a carefully crafted world, a gritty story, and absurd humor. The game mixes classic adventure games with visual novel-style storytelling, presented in a beak-droppingly unique art style.

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Chicken Police - Paint it RED! has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Crime Steam Deck games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 2,009 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,912 positive reviews and 97 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 11/5/2020
Franchise HandyGames
Developer The Wild Gentlemen
Publisher HandyGames
Steam App Id 1084640

10. Sifu

Sifu is a realistic third-person brawler with tight Kung Fu combat mechanics and cinematic martial arts action embarking you on a path for revenge.

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Sifu has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Crime Steam Deck games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 12,529 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 11,666 positive reviews and 863 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $39.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $39.99
Release Date 3/28/2023
Franchise Kepler Interactive
Developer Sloclap
Publishers
Steam App Id 2138710

More Crime Steam Deck Verified Games

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Yakuza 0 steam charts
1,248
8/1/2018
94
$5.99
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Yakuza: Like a Dragon steam charts
1,140
11/10/2020
93
$59.99
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Yakuza Kiwami 2 steam charts
399
5/9/2019
93
$19.99
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Judgment steam charts
274
9/14/2022
92
$39.99
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Tangle Tower steam charts
16
10/22/2019
92
$19.99
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Lost Judgment steam charts
332
9/14/2022
92
$59.99
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Contradiction: Spot The Liar steam charts
2
7/10/2015
91
$12.99
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Yakuza Kiwami steam charts
418
2/19/2019
91
$19.99
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Chicken Police - Paint it RED! steam charts
10
11/5/2020
91
$19.99
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Sifu steam charts
314
3/28/2023
91
$39.99
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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 9). Yakuza Kiwami 2 on Steam. Steam Store.
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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 17). Tangle Tower on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 16). Lost Judgment on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, March 24). Contradiction: Spot The Liar on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 17). Yakuza Kiwami on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 2). Chicken Police - Paint it RED! on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, April 24). Sifu on Steam. Steam Store.

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