Remember when everyone used to think that games were just for kids? It took ages to convince the mainstream media that people of all ages can play them too. Sure, some still offer very child-like experiences, but many are complex, interesting, often violent adventures that should really only be played by adults. Thing is: just because these games aren't made for kids, they still need to acknowledge that human beings aren't born fully grown and ready to murder aliens with an RPG.
In fact, some of the most thoughtful, mature, games often take time to explore what it's like to be a child in a very adult world. They even let you play as these children to give players a glimpse of life from their perspective. The results are often emotionally powerful, sometimes shocking, and occasionally funny. Here are seven examples of adult games where you play as kids.