Groups

 

Orphan protagonist

Creatures theme

The protagonist's parents are dead or the protagonist was abandoned/lost at an early age, may have stepparents, lived in an orphanage or as a street urchin or similar.

71
games
23
platforms

The first video game about Orphan protagonist was released on August 6, 1993.

Beamdog , Virgin and Virgin Interactive has published most of these games

This is occasionally used to handwave the lack of characterization of the protagonist prior to the events of the game.