Useless adults

Culture theme

Adults within the depicted setting are surprisingly useless, leaving it to the kids (from toddlers to teenagers) to save the day.

10
games
8
platforms

Name variations: adults are useless, incompetent adults

The first video game about Useless adults was released on February 1995.

Rockstar Games and Nintendo has published most of these games

Requires the protagonist is significantly younger than the adults of the setting who would normally be doing this in real life.

The most likely reason for this is that the game is aimed for kids, thus kid saving the day is obvious for sake of being able to identify with the protagonist.

Platforms

GBA 2
PS2 2
SNES 1
Wii 1
X360 1
Windows 1
Xbox 1
3DS 1

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