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Animal protagonist

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The player character is a non-anthropomorphic animal.

498
games
83
platforms

The first video game about Animal protagonist was released in 1978.

Konami, Sega and THQ has published most of these games

Does not include humans, aliens, arthropods, worms or similar. Regardless of their scientific categorization among animals, simply due to their vastly different appearance (and colloquial distinction as different) and other features as well as allowing more easily to find games with such distinct beings.

In scientific terms, this excludes mostly animals of the Phylum Arthropoda.

Also, does NOT include anthropomorphic animals. For example: if it's a known quadruped, such as a cat, but it walks on two legs, uses its front legs/paws as if they were hands (operates a remote, handles a spatula, etc.), talks about what was on TV last night, etc.. chances are pretty high that you're looking at an anthropomorphised animal and not "just" an animal.

If in doubt whether your case is anthropomorphic or not, choose anthropomorphic as it's more likely or start a forum thread to discuss the matter (better to have it correct than maybe correct).
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Child group

Lagomorph protagonist

Platforms

Windows 50
Linux 42
C64 29
MS-DOS 23
GBC 23
PS2 20
GB 20
ZX Spectrum 19
GBA 17
Atari 400/800 14
Amstrad CPC 14
Mega Drive 13
NES 11
Wii 11
PS 9
MSX 9
SNES 8
Mac OS X 8
Nintendo DS 8
Atari 2600 7
GameCube 7
Amiga 7
VIC-20 6
Game Gear 6
Apple II E 6
Arcade 5
Atari 5200 5
C16/Plus4 5
Commodore PET 5
Dreamcast 4

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