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Teardown Review


Posted: 11 months ago, last updated 7 weeks ago.

Author: Thom Robertson, @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.


Teardown is a strategic game where you plan and execute a heist in a fully destructible environments. Your objective is to claim the key cards that are hidden around the map. However taking one triggers the alarm, giving you only sixty seconds before you’re busted. You must plan your approach, and prepare the arena before hand to have a chance of winning.

It’s an unusual game because you can destroy anything, its real world physics and the two phases of gameplay: prepare and execute. By destroying walls, creating platforms and driving vehicles, you can create a unique escape. As well as experimenting with tools such as blow torch, sledge hammer, fire extinguisher, guns and explosives. If you fail you can simply restart the mission and plan a new route or strategy.

The campaign mode follows the story of you and your company, increasing in debt, as you perform various heists and missions closely linked with characters you meet along the way. You can also discover new tools and other hidden valuables to be used in later missions. The realistic yet pixel-like game creates a interactive and creative world to explore, with little or no limit of what you can achieve.

DetailsGame Details

Expected Content Rating: PEGI 7

Skill Rating: 14+ year-olds

Release Date: 29/10/2020

Platforms: PC

Genres: Action, Creative, Puzzle and Simulation

Accessibility: 6 features

Developer: @TuxedoLabs


Duration: It takes between 5 minutes and half an hour to play a round of this game. Time can vary depending on how long the player takes to plan and complete a level.
Players: This is a single player game.


Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

This game has not yet been rated, but we anticipate it is likely to be rated PEGI 7.

As there are no people in the game, any violence is aimed at buildings and vehicles. This makes Teardown a likely PEGI 7 and ESRB EVERYONE rated game.

Skill Rating

This game is enjoyed by 14+ year-olds as it's a good match for their ability and maturity. Because of the combination of working with the real physics, and carefully planning your route through the world ahead of time, this works well for older teenagers.


You can adjust some settings for the campaign under the "game" tab in the settings menu. For example, some levels require you to do multiple tasks under time pressure and this timer can be increased through the settings menu.
Our Teardown Accessibility Report documents 6 accessibility features:

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