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* If you are a main character in a ''Franchise/KingdomHearts'' game, you are probably some shade of Adorkable.
** Sora, especially in the first game. In the later games, he [[EmoTeen Takes A Level In Emo]], but he still has a distinct boyish enthusiasm and optimism.
** Ventus is possibly even more adorkable than Sora [[spoiler: given his nature]], which is only highlighted when he interacts with Zack and Hercules.
** Riku gets a shade of this in ''Dream Drop Distance'' when Shiki starts flirting with him and he's utterly flabbergasted. Lampshaded when she asks if he "gets out much".
%%** Roxas and Xion, when they're not having their bouts of melancholy, take after Sora and Ven (obviously.)
%%** Demyx fits in the fandom's eyes, though he's more of a lazy jackass in canon.
%%** Lea in ''Dream Drop Distance''.
%%* Lucca in ''VideoGame/ChronoTrigger''.
* ''FireEmblem'':
** There's [[TheStoic Lon'qu]] from ''Awakening'', who is a total badass on the battlefield and turns into a stuttering mess whenever he's near a woman.
** "[[CoolMask Marth]]!" [[spoiler:[=/=] Lucina]], who is a ''complete'' {{Badass}} [[OneManArmy capable of solo'ing entire chapters]] but turns into a socially-awkward wreck of pure huggability when put into any kind of social situation.
** In ''Awakening'', SociallyAwkwardHero Chrom tends to become shy, nervous, adorkable mess during his romantic supports. He ''cannot'' keep his foot out of his mouth around women (especially [[PlayerCharacter Robin]]).
** Stahl from ''Awakening'' is adorkable due to his [[RidiculouslyAverageGuy ridiculously average]] NiceGuy nature.
%% ** Soren in ''Fire Emblem: Path Of Radiance'' if the player bothers to dig up his back story to go along with his personality.
%% ** Erk from the seventh game is Adorkable combined with SugarAndIcePersonality
%% ** Azel from the fourth game.
* Lloyd and Genis in ''VideoGame/TalesOfSymphonia''; the former has won many a fangirl for his innocent, boyish charm, and the latter screams this trope in his interactions with [[SugarAndIcePersonality Presea]].
* ''VideoGame/TalesOfTheAbyss'':
** Luke, [[spoiler: once he cuts his hair]], gets rather adorkable with his sudden dependency on others and embarrassed social moments.
%%** Guy Cecil, occasionally. ''Especially'' when he nerds out over fon machines.
%%* This is the common fan reaction to Naoto in ''VideoGame/{{Persona 4}}'' despite (or because of the fact) that [[spoiler: %%she is a girl]].
* ''VideoGame/{{Persona 3}}'':
** Unexpectedly, Akihiko Sanada - who initially comes across as a cool, self-assured upperclassman and is the most sought-after boy at Gekkoukan High School - turns out to be ''completely'' adorkable when it comes to actually interacting with girls outside of SEES. The PSP re-release turns it UpToEleven by making him a possible love interest for the female protagonist.
** Shinjiro Aragaki, of all people, also turns out to have a bit of this going on thanks to a hidden love of animals and cooking shows, though he's more a gruffly SugarAndIcePersonality than outright dorky. Again, it's played up in the PSP version thanks to his Social Link in the female main character's route.
** Theodore, Igor's male assistant in the PSP version (if you play as the female protagonist) is smooth and calm in the Velvet Room, but if you take him out to explore the human world, he quickly shows himself to be this, with his FishOutOfWater tendencies and his childlike wonder and uncertainty about the ways of the human world (to say nothing of his being SarcasmBlind).
* Katsuya Suou from ''VideoGame/{{Persona 2}}'': ''Eternal Punishment'' is a cop who wonders if the penal code applies to demons, and ''he will even interrogate them as a contact option!'' Her also has a HUGE crush on [[spoiler: Maya Amano]], and because he's got a crippling case of CannotSpitItOut, he calls her [[spoiler: Ms. Amano]], even towards the end of the game.
* ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyIX'':
** Vivi. He's sweet, kind, TheWoobie, clumsy, and adorable. He fits this like a glove.
** Zidane may act like a total flirt, but deep down, he's this. Particularly the way he acts around Garnet/Dagger and his boyish attitude.
* ''Franchise/MetalGear'':
** Big Boss (mostly in his younger appearances). He [[CompanionCube irrationally loves boxes]], is scared by horror movies, and believes in Santa because he brought him presents. There's also a scene in ''[[VideoGame/MetalGearSolid3SnakeEater Snake Eater]]'' where he geeks out over a [[GunPorn highly-modified]] M1911 pistol... [[IgnoreTheFanservice ignoring]] the half-naked woman that brought him the gun in the first place.
** Otacon, ''especially'' in ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid4''. His backstory and the events of the game make him a huge {{Woobie}}, and he becomes easily flustered and has a soft manner of speaking. He has crushes on both Sniper Wolf in the first game and Naomi in the fourth [[spoiler:who both end up dying in front of him as he cries pathetically]].
** Ocelot could almost be considered this in ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid3SnakeEater'', where he appears as a young GRU Major who tries incredibly hard to be cool, from adopting his signature [[RevolversAreJustBetter revolver]] at a young Big Boss' suggestion to doing incredibly complex and almost silly GunTwirling.
** For both Otacon and Ocelot, the {{Webcomic/Hiimdaisy}} comics dialed this trait UpToEleven, making Otacon even more of a {{Woobie}} and Ocelot into a ButtMonkey who makes his [[WordOfGay crush]] on Big Boss even more obvious.
* ''Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda'':
** Shad from ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTwilightPrincess'' -- a few fans have speculated that he may be some sort of Hyrulean {{Expy}} of Otacon. He's also supposedly very similar to Nintendo of America translator Bill Trinen; goodness only knows what that says about Bill.
%%** [[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTheWindWaker Toon Link]].
%%** Link himself at the beginning of ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaSkywardSword Skyward Sword]]''. By the end he has taken several hundred thousand [[TookALevelInBadass levels in badass.]]
* ''Franchise/MassEffect'':
** Tali'Zorah in the [[VideoGame/MassEffect2 second game]]. Particularly if you play a male Shepard and go for the romance with her. Not to mention her hitting TheWoobie status during her loyalty mission.
** Garrus Vakarian. As above, playing a Shepard of the opposite gender and romancing him makes this particularly noticeable, but it's present all the same.
** If you didn't romance either of the above, they [[PairTheSpares hook up]] in [[VideoGame/MassEffect3 part three]]. The scene where you catch them together may set off your CutenessProximity.
** Liara T'Soni, who is able to be romanced by both sexes. A good portion of her romance in the first game has her being easily flustered by Shepard's romances and accidentally, and quite humorously, putting her foot in her mouth. Both attributes were found adorable. And, a lot like Tali, she's a massive [[TheWoobie woobie.]]
** Legion, if you talk to him and ask why he's wearing your old armor. He reacts with what seems to be the geth version of a blush and then says: [[WhatIsThisThingYouCallLove "No data available."]]
** Samantha Traynor, the chess-loving comm specialist in the third Mass Effect game, fits this definition to a T. Sadly, for those playing the male Shepard, she's lesbian, but if you play the female version, she does a lot more than just play chess with Shepard.
** Maya Brooks in the ''VideoGame/MassEffect3'' "Citadel" DLC, maybe more so than any other character in the franchise. At least [[spoiler: she appears to be.]]
** Diana Allers, a reporter Shepard may choose to bring on board the Normandy in [=ME3=]. If Shepard plays nice and doesn't kick her off the ship, he or she gets to make out with Diana at one point.
** The [[spoiler:humanoid version]] of EDI in [=ME3=], especially in her awkward attempts at humor, her nerdy responses to questions like "What are you thinking?" and, definitely, her adorkable [[spoiler: attempts at AI/human romance with Joker]].
* ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII'':
** Zack Fair in the Compilation, especially the prequels ''VideoGame/CrisisCore'' and ''VideoGame/BeforeCrisis''. Zack is one of the strongest characters in the series, but he STILL manages to have oh so many adorably silly moments. Even pre-Nibelheim (i.e., sane) Sephiroth apparently isn't immune to Zack's adorkable qualities, as seen [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=feQQ_OUqbXE here]].
** Cloud and Tifa can both be rather adorkable at times, when they aren't moping about. Especially when moments of sexual tension hit and their shyness and discomfort comes out full blast.
** Aerith with her [[PluckyGirl incurable optimism]], [[DeadpanSnarker snarkiness]], and punctuated by [[CrowningMomentOfFunny her bizarre rescue plan in Wall Market]]. She tends to flitter between this and ManicPixieDreamGirl.
* ''Franchise/SuperMarioBros'': Luigi becomes more Adorkable every game. He's clumsier than his better-renowned brother and often made a ButtMonkey, but he does get his time to shine both with the rest of the cast and among the fanbase.
* ''VideoGame/PaperMarioTheThousandYearDoor''. Koops, the poor awkward little Koopa who lost is confidence after [[ItMakesSenseInContext his dad got eaten by a dragon]]. Despite his quirks--nay, ''because'' of them--he's got quite a large crowd of fan girls.
* ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIII'': Snow freakin' Villiers. Big, tough, friendly, cheerful, boyish hopeless romantic... aww. (Someone at Creator/SquareEnix loves this trope.)
* Tidus from ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyX'' is cheerful, a total Keet, and CannotSpitItOut in front of Yuna. Square Enix definitely loves this trope.
* Within the small fandom for ''VideoGame/BeyondGoodAndEvil,'' TheBigGuy Double H has a not-insignificant FanGirl following due to his bumbling-but-sweet goofball-spy nature. His adorkability is especially pronounced due to [[TopHeavyGuy what]] [[SpaceMarine he]] ''[[OlderSidekick is.]]''
* Jeff from ''VideoGame/EarthBound'', with that suit, glasses, bow tie, bowl haircut....and he has TONS of fangirls. Lloyd from the prequel counts, too.
%%* This trait is undoubtedly a good part of [[VideoGame/JakAndDaxter Daxter's]] charm.
%%% * From ''VideoGame/BlazBlue'':
%% ** Noel
%% ** AdorablyPrecociousChild Carl
%% ** LadyOfWar Tsubaki
%% ** PluckyGirl Makoto.
* ''VideoGame/HarvestMoon'':
** Being one part DatingSim, no game is complete without at least one single character who falls into this category. Among both males and females and across the series, they include HotLibrarian Mary, shy [[TheWoobie Woobie]] Cliff, [[{{Megane}} Meganekun]] Rick, Louis, and Elliot, Mary {{Expy}} Sabrina, Shea, Luke (both of which aren't ''nerdy'' but are definitely both hilariously and cutely awkward), and ShrinkingViolet Candace.
** [[spoiler:Kuruna]] in the spinoff ''VideoGame/RuneFactory3'' has moments of this. [[TrademarkFavoriteFood Usually around cake and chocolate.]]
* ''VideoGame/Left4Dead'':
** Ellis. He's a fairly outgoing {{Keet}}, but he gets so adorably tongue-tied talking to Zoey.
** Louis, with his eternal optimism in the face of zombie hordes, hopeless odds, soul crushing despair and Francis, would seem to qualify.
* [[VideoGame/LegoCityUndercover Lego City Undercover]] has Frank Honey, the hilariously inept police officer who has boundless optimism and a almost puppy-like excitement for his job despite screwing up pretty much every assignment he's given.
* ''Franchise/AceAttorney'':
** Apollo Justice. His fear of everything and style of lawyering makes him so stupidly cute one begins to wonder how he became a lawyer in the first place. Also, he fanboys over Phoenix [[spoiler: until finding out he forged evidence]], and his excitement over talking to Vera could be comparable to a high school student on a first date.
** Adrian Andrews takes CuteClumsyGirl to a whole new level by breaking the Kurain Urn by dropping it in ''paint''. There's also her co-dependency, which makes her follow the advice of someone else and imitate their personality (as seen with her mentor, Celeste Inpax). Plus, the way she tries to act all tough-as-nails like her mentor makes her more of an example of SugarAndIcePersonality rather than your typical {{Stoic}}.
** Miles Edgeworth often behaves as adorable dork, especially when it comes to trying to loosen up and when he interacts with his not-so-secret love of the Steel Samurai.
** Ron [=DeLite=]. This guy loses his cool whenever his wife flirts with him, and has a hard time talking without trailing off. He may act like a GentlemanThief, but he's really this deep down, especially his reaction on getting a letter from his wife, Desiree.
** Phoenix Wright himself qualifies as well, to some extent. Especially when he's younger and with a cold. One such example is when he tries talking to Iris. He can barely keep his cool (because she's the twin sister of his former ex-girlfriend) [[spoiler: Actually, she impersonated Dahlia and was really the true "Dollie" Phoenix adored.]] He also comments on professing his love to Regina Berry in his inner monologue, because of how cute she is. He also denies being a fan of the Steel Samurai, despite having numerous merchandise, much like Edgeworth. Let's face it, this man is just as adorkable, if not more so than Edgeworth.
%%* Hahn Mahlay from ''VideoGame/PhantasyStar IV''.
* In ''VideoGame/BlazeUnion'', it turns out that most of the Imperial Army fits under this description, but none more than emotionally vulnerable, heartbreakingly kind and eager-to-please Gulcasa at age 17. [[UnwantedHarem His allies (and even some of his enemies!) seem to think so too]].
* Wheatley from ''VideoGame/{{Portal 2}}''. He's a [[CloudCuckooLander scatterbrained]], [[MotorMouth talkative]], friendly little personality core with a British accent (voiced by Creator/StephenMerchant!) who fails at hacking and is a huge CowardlyLion. [[spoiler:Of course, it all goes to hell later, but he's still [[{{Adorkable}} Adorkably]] [[AffablyEvil Evil]].]]
%%* ''VideoGame/TalesOfInnocence'': Luca Milda.
* ''VideoGame/FalloutNewVegas'':
** 10 of Spades, a FriendlySniper. He's the shortest character in the game, one of the friendliest, has a stutter, and wears thick NerdGlasses. Unfortunately, he sometimes disappears from the game after a quest is completed.
** Arcade Gannon has shades of this, especially when [[StraightGay you use the Confirmed Bachelor perk]], or when [[BadLiar he tries to play dumb]] and cover up his involvement with [[spoiler: the Enclave.]]
--> '''Arcade (when asked about his familiarty with vertibirds):''' ''(shifty eyes)'' Uh, what does ''anyone'' know about them? Big... flying machines, right? ''(nervous laugh)'' Crazy helicopters. So ''weird.''
* Rief in ''VideoGame/GoldenSunDarkDawn''. [[TheQuietOne Soft-spoken]], [[GentlemanAndAScholar scholarly]], wears NerdGlasses and a [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair bowl cut]], and if his intro scene is anything to go by, he has a touch of the {{Keet}} and a bad sense of self-preservation, as his reaction to a Psynergy Vortex is to get excited and [[DontTouchItYouIdiot take a closer look]].
* Travis Touchdown from ''VideoGame/NoMoreHeroes'', when he's outside of missions, he's like a big grown up nerd who has to keep on doing his best to live a normal life despite being a total badass assassin.
%%* Lucas from ''VideoGame/PokemonDiamondAndPearl'' has shades of this, as a {{NPC}}.
%%** ''VideoGame/PokemonBlackAndWhite'' brings us Cilan, and if you're not put off by his bizarre personality, N.
%%** Bianca as well.
%%** And Shauntal of the Elite Four, mostly because of her ShrinkingViolet tendencies, NerdGlasses, and polite demeanor.
%%* In ''{{Morenatsu}}'', almost all the male interests. Konousuke, in particular, but it's part of the overall appeal.
%%* ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVIII'': Laguna [[VideoGame/DissidiaFinalFantasy Loire]], his relationships with both of his love interests are almost based on this.
* ''VideoGame/TalesOfVesperia'': Yuri Lowell, while not a shining example of this due to the serious nature of the story and his role in it most of the time, has his moments in several skits and scenes, especially when interacting with fellow party members Karol and Estelle.
%%* ''VideoGame/BanjoKazooie'': Bottles the Short-Sighted Mole.
%%* ''VideoGame/ConkersBadFurDay'': Rodent.
* Creator/BioWare really seems to like this trope; ''VideoGame/StarWarsTheOldRepublic'' features several companions for player characters of varying degrees of this trope. Watch the dorkiness be [[UpToEleven cranked up to eleven]] if the romance option is taken.
* ''VideoGame/DragonAgeOrigins'':
** Alistair. From the way he quips at Morrigan, to his stories about teasing the cloistered monks who raised him. He's also a templar trained to murder mages who turn into abominations which makes this a subversion and a half of the BadAss trope.
** Leliana is incredibly adorkable, especially in her romance sub-plot. She's extraordinarily girly and goofy for someone who's trained in the arts of [[spoiler: theft, seduction and murder]]. She also can acquire a nug and name it "Schmooples".
** Zevran displays dorky attractiveness if you venture into his romance sub plot. Normally a dashing lothario, cold to emotions as his assassin life requires him to be, actual love is something he's not used to dealing with and it shows.
* Guybrush Threepwood from the ''VideoGame/MonkeyIsland'' PC game series is quintessentially adorkable. His first line ever includes an overly exuberant "I wanna be a pirate!" - immediately exposing his adorkable lack of gruff and tough pirate attitude. In his first meeting with the beautiful pirate governor Elaine, he loses all power to speak coherently, uttering words like "blggw" and "dmnkly" (as the game was initially released in 1990, the jokes were in text).
%%* Edgar in TheAct. Totally shy but sweet.
* Hikami Itaru from ''TokimekiMemorial Girl's Side 2'', an intelligent, hard-working, glasses-wearing stickler for the rules who is quite a bit awkward when it comes to girls. If there was ever any doubt, he earns this role in an early CG when the protagonist comes across him wearing a ''very'' dorky looking helmet. When she asks, he simply says that it's part of the school rules to wear them and seems confused by the very question.
* If you're patient, lucky and adventurous in ''VideoGame/TalesOfGraces,'' you can catch [[TheStoic Hubert]] becoming this, usually either because of [[UptightLovesWild Pascal]]...or the Sunscreen Rangers:
-->'''Hubert:''' Tonight we feast on dead seafood! Pow Pow!
* ''VideoGame/TheWalkingDead'':
** Omid. He's worried about his cat during a zombie apocalypse and he's probably the most cheerful character in the game.
%%** {{Downplayed}} with Lee. While he's a mostly a {{badass}} ScaryBlackMan, he [[http://youtu.be/gFYeGWwia6Q?t=13m50s has his moments]].
* ''Franchise/SpyroTheDragon'', the original and Legend series incarnations count. The original Spyro was [[MouthyKid headstrong and arrogant]]; despite being the [[KidAppealCharacter youngest and littlest]] dragon in the Dragon Realms, which made him [[KidHero lovable]]. The [[VideoGame/TheLegendOfSpyro Legend series]] Spyro became even more {{adorkable}} from being voiced by [[ElijahWood Elijah Wood]]. He was a [[NiceGuy sweet]], [[GentlemanAndAScholar intelligent]] dragon who was [[AFriendInNeed always willing to help]] [[ChronicHeroSyndrome anyone]].[[spoiler: [[EasingIntoTheAdventure And this is despite learning about]] [[GoBackToTheSource where he truly came from]] [[TheChosenOne and who he truly is]]. [[LegacyCharacter He is suddenly told that he is a rare purple dragon]] [[BecauseDestinySaysSo and it is his destiny]] [[SetRightWhatOnceWentWrong to save the entire world!]] [[TheWoobie On such short notice as well, considering he just learned he was]] [[LastOfHisKind one of the only dragons left and was actually]] [[HappilyAdopted adopted by dragonflies!]] ]]
* Riki, the protagonist of ''VisualNovel/LittleBusters''. Shy, [[DudeLooksLikeALady girly-looking]] IllBoy {{Woobie}} who is perfectly polite and earnest when it comes to the girls around him but has problems with getting out of the shadow and safety of his [[ChildhoodFriend childhood friends]] and gets [[LuminescentBlush easily flustered]] whenever anyone teases him? It's no wonder so many girls end up hanging around him.
* Lara Croft in ''VideoGame/TombRaider2013''. [[BreakTheCutie Despite all the hell she's put through]], she continues to display a giddy enthusiasm for the various artifacts and historical sites she discovers over the course of the game.
* A ''lot'' of Leon S. Kennedy's appeal in the ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil'' franchise is thanks to him being such a loveable dork and such a complete BadAss at the exact same time, though it [[DependingOnTheWriter varies from game to game]]. He's at his absolute adorkablest in ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil4'' with his [[LampShading deadpan lampshading]] and his cheesy [[OneLiner One-Liners]].
--> '''Salazar:''' I've sent my right hand to dispose of you.
--> '''Leon:''' Your right hand comes off?
* ''VideoGame/NamcoHigh'':
** Cousin, who has a good heart and isn't all that skilled at communicating clearly, comes off as this during most of the romances, especially the most awkward bits - stumbling, misunderstanding things, failing to get concepts out clearly, and especially failing to understand what's going on in many situations.
** Enthusiastic, chipper, skeptical and somewhat overzealous would-be gumshoe [[Webcomic/{{Homestuck}} Jane]], especially when blundering through inept conversations about weirdness she refuses to accept even exists;
** Meowkie, who has a near-perpetual awkward grimace and visible sweat, but is also adorable and extremely enthusiastic about her hall monitor duties (and [[TrademarkFavoriteFood tuna]]);
** Anti-Bravoman, whose overly dramatic and shadowy attitude hides someone who really, really loves to write terrible poetry;
** Military history nerd, bundle of nerves and bully target #1 Blue Max, whose pilot style does not prevent him from being forced to do Taira's homework. For bonus points, his grasp of military lingo includes phrases like "noon hundred hours (that's noon o'clock to you civilians)."
* ''VideoGame/KidIcarusUprising'': Pit. He's cheerful to the point of annoying other characters, and he's always cracking jokes or trying to look cool at every opportunity, which he often ends up getting teased for.
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