Groups

 

Child soldiers

Creatures theme

Children acting as soldiers, often viewed as tragic but can be seen as heroic (child doing an adult's job, especially if player is child him-/herself) or "cool" if voluntary/wanted.

19
games
10
platforms

The first video game about Child soldiers was released on January 31, 1997.

Konami and Square has published most of these games

This is common in anime/manga and many eastern fiction especially aimed at children/teenagers.