• 6 Nov 8th, 2017 at 7:07PM
    Videogame
    Lastest Reply: 10th Nov, 2017 06:28:26 PM
    On the Super Mario 3D World page, is Rosalina being playable considered a spoiler anymore? Some examples spoiler them and others don't. Reply

      Hmm. At some point for most works, I think spoilers become time-release. I've never played the game, so I wouldn't know.


      Probably a simple intro line saying "examples on this page will contain Late Arrival Spoilers" will suffice.

      The way I see it, it's not as it was revealed in a trailer that was released before the actual release of the game.

      A Late-Arrival Spoiler is when the trailers, merchandising, and other officially released information spoil a secret. If that character's presence in the game has not been featured in any official ads or the like, then I'd say that we ought to consider it a spoiler.

      Edit: After double-checking the page, yeah, it's a Late-Arrival Spoiler. Nintendo didn't care enough to not spoil her presence in the game before they released the game, so they probably considered it more like a reward at the end of the main story rather than something to keep a secret.

      So, un-spoil all references to her?

      Sorry, I wasn't exactly explicit in what my opinion was. I think there should be a line saying "Examples on this page will contain Late Arivial Spoilers," and if it's necessary, you could also include a sentence explaining Nintendo revealed that spoiler before the game was ever released.
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