The 8 Oldest Games With LGBTQ+ Representation

LGBTQ+ characters have been in video games longer than you might think.

It’s become more common for queer people to be portrayed in all kinds of media over the years, and games are no different. At this point, a game with good LGBTQ+ representation isn’t really newsworthy. This is more or less what you’d expect from a game with a lot of different romance choices or characters.

But this hasn’t always been the case. In the early days of video games, this wasn’t even close to usual. Some of the reason why queer characters are treated less controversially in new games is because of how they were portrayed in the past. The question is: who were the first gay characters in past games?

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