Who does not like to destroy stuff in video games? If you’re a fan of sandbox destruction games then chances are you might have heard of Teardown. Today in this article we present before you a list of the 12 best similar to Teardown that you can play.
Teardown is a sandbox game containing many puzzles and action elements in it. The game is developed and published by Tuxedo Labs and designed by Dennis Gustafsson.
The game was announced back in October 2019 by Gustafsson and it became available to the public in October 2020 as early access. The game received positive reviews and was liked by many gamers.
After the final major update to the game in December 2021, the game was finally released on April 21, 2022.
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12 Best Games Like Teardown
1. Art of Destruction
|14 February 2022
|MS Windows, macOS, Linux
Number one on our list is Art of Destruction. The game was released just a bit earlier than Teardown on 15 Feb 2022.
Developed and published by Zhang Fan it is a casual physics simulation sandbox game that you can play to mess up with real-life buildings which in reality you cannot.
You can annihilate buildings with explosives, set them on fire, smash them or crush them, throw a big asteroid at them, and much more.
The game also features fun elements such as sandstorms, tornadoes, tsunamis, zombie apocalypse, nuclear explosions, black holes, and so much more.
You can play this game on a PC by downloading it from Steam.
2. Action Sandbox
|22 April 2022
The next game on our list of top games like Teardown is Action Sandbox. The game has Sandbox in its name which tells you the obvious genre of the game.
This game is also a physics sandbox that lets you play with digital toys. You can create and control your designed toys and use them as you like.
Action Sandbox was developed and published by Vona Soft, it was released just a day after the release of Teardown, i.e. on April 22, 2022.
This game features several tools which can be used to create innumerable toys with whatever specifications you like.
3. Concept Destruction
|19 May 2020
|Ratalaika Games S.L. , Thinice Games
|PS 4, PS 5, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, MS Windows, Xbox Series X|S
Concept Destruction is a demolition derby sandbox that features small cars that are made of cardboard. It has four gaming modes, Championship, Survival, Normal, and Tourist Modes.
In championship mode, you crash into other cars and destroy them while also trying to survive other cars. If you survive till the time runs out, you win and progress to the next arena to do the same thing all over again.
Normal and Survival are single-event game modes where you go up against other rival cars that will try to destroy your car, while in Tourist mode you just relax, chill and enjoy the game mechanics.
Car handling and the Physics of the game are quite good and pretty realistic. The game has several in-game cardboard cars with unique features and driving styles.
4. Destruction Time!
|27 July 2021
|DaT Cat Studio
This indie simulation was developed and published by DaT Cat Studios, it is still in development and changes are being made to the game.
This destruction physics simulator game was released as early access on July 27, 2021.
The game features several tools using which you can destroy buildings realistically. You can destroy the castles with catapults, blow up buildings, and use slingshots to throw objects at buildings and watch them get dismantled.
In the game, you can create buildings or choose from the available ones and choose the way you would like to destroy them.
|31 March 2021
The next game on our list of games similar to Teardown we are having Destructo. This destruction sandbox game takes place in the fictional city of Kaira. The game was developed and published by Kaira Deepware, it was released on March 31, 2021.
The game features several destruction weapons including M203 Grenade Launcher, missiles guided by lasers, tanks, and much more. The gun and explosion sounds in the game have been edited from real-world recordings.
It has 4 different gaming modes –
- Normal – Destroy while searching for weapons and ammo
- Survival – You are bombarded with missiles and your goal is to survive while collecting bonuses
- Time Attack – Cause as much destruction as possible in two minutes
- GOD Mode – You get infinite ammo and you are immune to any damage
6. BeamNG Drive
|May 29, 2015
|MS Windows, macOS, Mobile devices
Developed and Published by BeamNG and released on May 29, 2015, BeamNG Drive is probably the best car simulator video game that is available in the market right now.
If you ever wanted to perform some dangerous car activities that you’re scared of doing or which are not possible in real life, BeamNG allows you to just do that.
The game is incredibly realistic. There is probably no other game that will provide you with a better driving experience and that is because of the meticulous design and intensive research that has been put into the game.
This game uses an accurate damage model which simulates the crashes so accurately that it feels unreal. The game also offers dozens of customizable vehicles that you can experiment with.
The game also features 12 open-world environments ranging from jungles, deserts, boulevards, highways, and many more. BeamNG Drive has overwhelmingly positive overall and recent reviews on Steam.
7. Universe Sandbox
|24 August 2015
|MS Windows, Linux, mac operating systems.
Another indie simulation sandbox that lets you cause destruction and this time on a big scale. This physics-based space simulator was released back in August 2015. It was developed and published by Giant Army.
Universe Sandbox allows you to cause havoc on a planetary level. You can mess with gravity and experiment with things that happen in space. You can create your solar system, model Earth’s climate, supernova a star and so much more.
The game gets even more fun if you have a Virtual Reality headset. You can grab a planet and just throw it out of the system with just a flick.
8. Instruments of Destruction
|2 March 2022
How can we complete our list without this destruction simulation sandbox? Since the article is about games like Teardown for Windows, the list just could not have been made without this.
There are almost limitless possibilities in the game and causing destruction and damage is at the core of all of them.
The game was developed and published by Radiangames, it was released on Steam on March 2, 2022. This vehicle-building sandbox has overall positive reviews on Steam.
There are numerous ways in which you can cause wrecking in Instruments of Destruction, there are giant chainsaws, rocket thrusters, and other destruction-causing vehicles. The user interface of the game is also so much cleaner than the other sandbox games.
|25 February 2021
An Egg that has decided to take revenge. Eggineer is a vehicle sandbox game in which you design and create destructible vehicles that will help you to clear the campaign levels. The game was developed and published by Aquastudios and was released on February 25, 2021.
You are shown the objectives at the beginning of the levels and then you’re placed in an editor where you design a vehicle for clearing out the buildings in that particular level. There are several tools available in the editor that you can use to your advantage to build a deadly vehicle.
There are a total of 27 body parts like braces, rockets, cannons, explosives, thrusters, and others, that you can attach to your vehicle. There are 36 campaign modes that you can play and also one sandbox level that lets you unroll your imagination.
10. Red Faction Guerrilla
|2 June 2009
|Deep Silver Voilition
|MS Windows, PS 3, Xbox 360
On number 10 we have Red Faction Guerrilla, it was developed by Reactor Zero, THQ Nordic, and Volition and was published by Deep Silver, it was released long back in Sep 2009.
This action-packed third-person RPG is set 50 years after the events of the original Red Faction. You take up the role of an insurgent fighter, who takes part in an insurgency against the oppressive Earth Defense Force.
The fast-paced guerrilla-style combat and destruction-based gameplay are the main features of the game. The destruction shown in the game is truly physics-based.
It can be played on various platforms including PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC. If you have an appetite for destruction and you also like RPG games, then Red Faction Guerilla just might be the right choice for you.
As mentioned earlier the game’s genre is a sandbox so you can do anything in the game that your heart desires. All the structures in the game have been made of destructible voxels.
Players start the game with a very basic destructive tool – a sledgehammer. Along with a sledgehammer, you will also get a fire extinguisher and a spray can. You can get more advanced and more damage-causing tools by progressing in the campaign.
You can also erect your buildings, upgrade your tools, and ride vehicles like cranes, tanks, trucks, and boats. On Steam the game has overall “overwhelmingly positive reviews”, the game has more than 94% positive reviews and is among the most liked games.
|September 1, 2006
|PC, Android, IOS, Xbox Series X/S, Mac OS
Well, we believe that this game needs no introduction. Roblox is an online game platform where numerous developers release their games for players to play and these games are of different genres.
In 2020 during the pandemic, Roblox was played by a ton of gamers worldwide and it truly got the recognition that it deserved. Players can make in-game purchases using an in-game currency known as Robux.
There are tons of games in Roblox so it can be confusing to choose the best one for you and that is why we have curated a list of the 30 Best Roblox games that you can enjoy with your friends.
This game has received generally positive reviews and Common Sense Media gave it 4 out of 5 stars. This was it for Roblox and now let us move on to the final game on our list.
|January 28, 2015
|PC, Mac, Linux, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
Besiege is a strategy, sandbox game that followed early access for over five years. Players in this game build deadly siege engines which they use against their enemy’s castle and armies.
Even tho the theme of the game is medieval, players are still able to make modern machines such as tanks, helicopters, battleships, etc.
Besiege received positive reviews from gamers and critics worldwide and is still played by many gamers to this day. We highly recommend every gamer give this game a try.
This was our list of the 12 Games Similar to Teardown. We hope that now you guys might be sure about which game you’re going to lay next and if you guys have any doubts regarding the information that we have provided above then feel free to let your heart out in the comments.