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Clingers

Creatures theme

Includes creatures that viciously cling to the player character, usually impairing movement and other activities while also dealing their own share of damage. Often small and work in swarms (e.g. leeches).

47
games
14
platforms

The first video game about Clingers was released on October 1992.

Electronic Arts, inXile Entertainment and Nintendo has published most of these games

See also: grapplers (when they specifically incapacitate the player [almost] completely)

Related:
* Aliens
* Parasites
* Insectoids