Single Proposition: rename Metroidvania

Rename Metal Slimerename Metroidvania Rename Mind Manipulation
Single Proposition
Single Proposition: rename Metroidvania
Vote up for yes, down for no.
At issue:
Should the genre of games "Metroidvania" be renamed?

Vote Up if you think it should be renamed; Down if you think it should not be.

Pro

  • "Metroidvania", a portmanteau of Metroid and Castlevania, is non-indicative to people who don't know what those games are.

Con

  • Pre-existing term coined outside the wiki, which is commonly referenced in professional gaming magazines and websites.
    • Googling "metroidvania" returns about 144,000 hits, of which TV Tropes appears only once on the first page of results. Adding "-site:tvtropes.org" or even "-tropes" to the search returns nearly 2 million results.
  • No argument for misuse inside the wiki has been presented.

Neutral

Main/Metroidvania found in: 270 articles, excluding discussions.

This title has brought 3,425 people to the wiki from non-search engine links since 20th FEB '09.
This issue has been resolved and voting is closed.
-47 (yeas:4 nays:51)
Rename Metroidvania?
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Total number of votes: 55

Rename Metal Slimerename Metroidvania Rename Mind Manipulation
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