is a downloadable car simulator set in the open world. It’s been created based on the proprietary physics engine and it is its showcase. The devs behind the game are the BeamNG Studio and it is their first title. was released on May 29, 2015, and is currently in early access. This game only works on computers running Windows.

How to Download

You can download the game from Steam.

A Racing Sandbox is basically a huge sandbox which offers the players infinite possibilities. The game hasn’t got a clearly defined plot, and with the help of an advanced editor, the content of the game can be created by the players themselves. We have a large and spacious world that we can play in and race. There are no licensed car models in the game, but the creators took care to prepare a fairly large pool of fictitious vehicles. In addition, we may download the card created and shared by other players. The engine does impressive work as far as the collision effects on the car body are concerned. The cars are fully susceptible to damage. The core of the game is to simulate all sorts of collisions and to observe with pleasure how the vehicles are destroyed. The game is a simulator, so we will not experience an arcade action.

With the built-in editor, the players can freely add their content to the game. This tool allows us to create our own maps, vehicles, missions, or challenges. is also constantly developed by the creators themselves, the evidenced being by the fact that it is still not a final product, but only an early alpha release made available for the gamers.

The Graphics and the Car Damage Model

What distinguishes this title from other games is definitely the graphics engine. The creators took care to make the destruction physics as much real as possible. Thus the destruction model has been realized in an unprecedented way. The metal that is bent in an impressive way and the cards parts falling off in all directions bring to mind the films of the crash tests of modern cars. All damage is calculated in real time, which may be a burden even for the most powerful graphics cards. Because of that, the focus of is mostly on the physics, while the graphics are not considered that important. The obsolete Torque3D isn’t a beast as far as the details and graphical effects are concerned. Nevertheless, the graphics are not unpleasant to the eye.

It’s quite hard to compare to any other title. Similar gameplay was offered in FlatOut, but the attention to detail was on a much lower level. resembles also Rigs of Rods, but still, there are significant differences between the two games. The recent updates of have added more vehicles, such as planes and motorcycles. This suggests a bright future for the game and is an obvious signal that developers still want to make the game better. The title is currently a vehicle simulator with the best model of damage on the market. is a vehicle simulator with an unmatched car destruction model. Download it today and show off what havoc you can wreak.
8.5 Total Score

User Rating: 4.5 (2 votes)
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Operating System
Windows 7 SP1
Windows 8
Windows 10
early access
File Size
5 GB

Kasia Dalecka

Kasia Dalecka

Kasia Dalecka is a game reviewer from Poland. She's been playing video games since she was a little girl, and she's been writing about them for the past few years. Kasia has a passion for story-driven games, and she loves to find hidden gems that fly under the radar. When she's not writing or playing games, Kasia enjoys spending time with her family and friends, and exploring the great outdoors.

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