Groups

 

Companion

Other (objects, etc.) theme

Player has a companion that helps them out where and when they can.

228
games
36
platforms

Alternate name: Sidekick

The first video game about Companion was released in 1984.

Ubisoft, 2K Games and Infocom has published most of these games

Related:
* Hint system - the companion is often source for hints.
* Counselor
* Group
* Minions
* Drone
* Temporary companions
The companion can be anything from a human to a small pixie to a robot. As long as it doesn't fit other tags better.

Player usually has little or no direct control over the actions of the companion.

Parent group

Companions and subordinates

Child groups

Naming: Companions, Monster friend

Related group

Other
Minions

Platforms

Windows 67
Linux 26
X360 24
PS3 23
Mac OS X 14
PS2 12
MS-DOS 11
Mac OS Classic 6
PS4 4
Mega Drive 4
Amiga 3
Apple II E 2
GameCube 2
GBC 2
GB 2
Xbox 2
Atari 400/800 2
C64 2
Nintendo DS 2
Wii 2
NES 1
Dreamcast 1
GBA 1
Arcade 1
Coleco Adam 1
SNES 1
Pandora 1
Amstrad PCW 1
3DS 1
N64 1

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