Best Destruction Games on Steam

Steam currently has 1,184 Destruction games available to download and play. Explore our list of 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. Destruction game rankings were last updated on 5/24/2024.

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1. People Playground

Shoot, stab, burn, poison, tear, vaporise, or crush ragdolls in a large open space.

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People Playground holds the #1 spot for "best Destruction game on Steam" with a Player Score of 97. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 244,681 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 241,385 positive reviews and 3,296 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $9.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play People Playground on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 7/23/2019
Developer mestiez
Publisher Studio Minus
Steam App Id 1118200

2. BeamNG.drive

A dynamic soft-body physics vehicle simulator capable of doing just about anything.

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BeamNG.drive has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Destruction games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 249,371 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 242,608 positive reviews and 6,763 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $24.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play BeamNG.drive on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $24.99
Release Date 5/29/2015
Developer BeamNG
Publisher BeamNG
Steam App Id 284160

3. Hot Dogs, Horseshoes & Hand Grenades

Do you like hot dogs? How about horseshoes? Hand grenades? (everyone likes hand grenades) Anyway, we've got all that, and guns. SO MANY GUNS. So if you like ordnance, meat, and far too many groan-worthy puns, this is the VR sandbox game for you.

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Hot Dogs, Horseshoes & Hand Grenades has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Destruction games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 20,156 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 19,554 positive reviews and 602 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. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run Hot Dogs, Horseshoes & Hand Grenades on the Steam Deck.

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 4/5/2016
Developer RUST LTD.
Publisher RUST LTD.
Steam App Id 450540

4. Teardown

Prepare the perfect heist in this simulated and fully destructible voxel world. Tear down walls with vehicles or explosives to create shortcuts. Stack objects to reach higher. Use the environment to your advantage in the most creative way you can think of.

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Teardown has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Destruction games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 89,252 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 85,305 positive reviews and 3,947 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $29.99 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 $29.99
Release Date 4/21/2022
Franchise Saber Interactive
Developer Tuxedo Labs
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Steam App Id 1167630

5. Universe Sandbox

Create & destroy on an unimaginable scale with a realistic physics-based space simulator. Explore the beauty of our universe and the fragility of our planet. Use science to bend the laws of gravity, collide planets, boil away oceans, fire epic space lasers, and customize your universe. VR optional.

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Universe Sandbox has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Destruction games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 23,793 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 22,906 positive reviews and 887 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $29.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Universe Sandbox on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $29.99
Release Date 8/24/2015
Developer Giant Army
Publisher Giant Army
Steam App Id 230290

6. Besiege

Besiege is a physics building game about constructing mechanical machines to annihilate armies, obliterate castles and overcome challenging obstacles. Conquer the campaign or skirmish with friends in Multiplayer!

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Besiege has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Destruction games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 47,098 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 44,993 positive reviews and 2,105 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $3.74 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Besiege on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $3.74
Release Date 2/18/2020
Developer Spiderling Studios
Publisher Spiderling Studios
Steam App Id 346010

7. FlatOut 2™

DRIVING THIS RECKLESS IS NO ACCIDENT! But you might want to cause a few. In these high-speed races, the more damage you inflict, the better. The ultimate in turbo-charged cars and the craziest competitor drivers are waiting to test your best destructive streak. Responsible drivers need not apply.

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FlatOut 2™ has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Destruction games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 15,871 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 15,270 positive reviews and 601 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $9.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play FlatOut 2™ on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 12/21/2006
Developer Bugbear Entertainment
Publisher Strategy First
Steam App Id 2990

8. Chop Goblins

Pursue the malevolent CHOP GOBLINS through time and foil their plans with devastating weapons in this bite-sized FPS from the creator of DUSK.

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Chop Goblins has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Destruction games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 2,332 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 2,285 positive reviews and 47 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $4.99 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 $4.99
Release Date 12/12/2022
Franchise David Szymanski
Developer David Szymanski
Publisher David Szymanski
Steam App Id 1935660

9. Fireworks Mania - An Explosive Simulator

FIREWORKS MANIA is a small casual explosive simulator game where you play around with fireworks, create beautiful firework shows or just blow stuff up.

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Fireworks Mania - An Explosive Simulator has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Destruction games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 5,415 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 5,238 positive reviews and 177 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $11.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Fireworks Mania - An Explosive Simulator on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $11.99
Release Date 12/17/2020
Developer Laumania ApS
Publisher Laumania ApS
Steam App Id 1079260

10. WorldBox - God Simulator

WorldBox is the ULTIMATE god simulator and sandbox game. A petri dish for your fantasy civilizations. Create your own world or destroy it using many powers. Watch civilizations grow, form kingdoms, colonize new lands, sail to far continents, wars to ignite, empires to fall and towns to burn!

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WorldBox - God Simulator has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Destruction games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 33,202 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 31,478 positive reviews and 1,724 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

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

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 12/2/2021
Developer Maxim Karpenko
Publisher Maxim Karpenko
Steam App Id 1206560

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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). People Playground on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 27). BeamNG.drive on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 26). Hot Dogs, Horseshoes & Hand Grenades on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 26). Teardown on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 27). Universe Sandbox on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 27). Besiege on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). FlatOut 2™ on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 23). Chop Goblins on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 26). Fireworks Mania - An Explosive Simulator on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 15). WorldBox - God Simulator on Steam. Steam Store.

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