Gametrailers review has spoilers apparently.

#1 Posted by kishinfoulux (2282 posts) -

Just to let you guys know. They have an awful habit of doing this in their reviews. Just be aware of that.

#2 Posted by drac96 (670 posts) -

Where? If it's what I think it is, then its the most obvious thing ever. You can figure it out in the demo.

#3 Posted by Juno500 (395 posts) -

@drac96 said:

Where? If it's what I think it is, then its the most obvious thing ever. You can figure it out in the demo.

Is the "spoiler" in the review that

Please just give a yes or no response.

I had been avoiding the review, but if that's the only thing to worry about, then I'll go ahead an watch the review since I came to that conclusion based on the demo.

#4 Posted by AssInAss (2615 posts) -

@kishinfoulux said:

Just to let you guys know. They have an awful habit of doing this in their reviews. Just be aware of that.

Video reviews are bound to spoil something. At least now Gametrailers does written versions of their reviews.

#5 Posted by Hailinel (24392 posts) -

I stopped watching Game Trailers reviews a long time ago. They just love to spoil games in them.

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#6 Posted by Hunter5024 (5612 posts) -

This is pretty much par for the course unfortunately. Which is a shame because I kind of like Gametrailers reviews.

#7 Posted by wemibelec90 (1625 posts) -

Yep, they like to spoil things. I used to watch them for EVERYTHING but got burned too many times. Now I make sure that the game in question isn't something I'm really worried about spoilers for before I watch. You'd think they would have learned by now...

#8 Posted by Turambar (6733 posts) -

Went and watched the review, and it's not much of a spoiler at all. If spoilers is what's keeping you, don't worry about it.

#9 Posted by byterunner (305 posts) -

Welp, I read a wiki entry on Marth, so I'm pretty much spoiled about the game anyways -_-

#10 Posted by Vanek (382 posts) -

I watched it, but didn't really notice. I was mainly wanting to know about the gameplay and the other relevent changes they made. I don't come to Fire Emblem games for the story, I come for that lovely thinking mans combat! =D

#11 Posted by Oscar__Explosion (2239 posts) -

Just watched the review. I have no idea what the spolier is but the game itself looks super neat!

#12 Posted by Nilazz (613 posts) -

People are WAY too sensitive about spoilers these days.

#13 Edited by CptBedlam (4449 posts) -

@Nilazz said:

People are WAY too sensitive about spoilers these days.

Why? What's wrong with being sensitive about spoilers? If they don't bother you, fine, but don't project that onto others. Personally, I hate them. I also consider late-game footage of a game a spoiler and GT would constantly incorporate that into their video reviews which is why I stopped watching them.

#14 Posted by Baillie (4080 posts) -

@CptBedlam said:

@Nilazz said:

People are WAY too sensitive about spoilers these days.

Why? What's wrong with being sensitive about spoilers? If they don't bother you, fine, but don't project that onto others. Personally, I hate them. I also consider late-game footage of a game a spoiler and GT would constantly incorporate that into their video reviews which is why I stopped watching them.

I find people who are crazy about spoilers kind of moronic. You should really focus on the story or whatever rather than the reveal.

#15 Edited by CptBedlam (4449 posts) -

@Baillie said:

@CptBedlam said:

@Nilazz said:

People are WAY too sensitive about spoilers these days.

Why? What's wrong with being sensitive about spoilers? If they don't bother you, fine, but don't project that onto others. Personally, I hate them. I also consider late-game footage of a game a spoiler and GT would constantly incorporate that into their video reviews which is why I stopped watching them.

I find people who are crazy about spoilers kind of moronic. You should really focus on the story or whatever rather than the reveal.

What are you talking about? The reveal is often a huge part of the story. What if I explained Fightclub's twist to you before you watched the movie? Do you think the movie would've had the same impact on you? Spoilers ruin the experience for me. Period.

#16 Posted by Baillie (4080 posts) -

@CptBedlam: Yes, because that would obviously be spoiled. I have zero idea what this spoiler even means, but yeah. This is like finding out Naoto is female I assume? Tell you what, if I had found that out beforehand... This game would be RUINED.

#17 Edited by CptBedlam (4449 posts) -

@Baillie: In this case it's not a huge thing but that part would've been spoiled still. As I said, I even consider late-game footage of a game a spoiler because I want to be surprised by where the journey takes me, what the bosses look like etc.

#18 Posted by AssInAss (2615 posts) -

@CptBedlam said:

@Baillie: In this case it's not a huge thing but that part would've been spoiled still. As I said, I even consider late-game footage of a game a spoiler because I want to be surprised by where the journey takes me, what the bosses look like etc.

Then don't watch video reviews, because only getting to see the first few hour of a game and nothing else would make for a dull video (and looks like a preview). It explains the review's points like if there are various environments, if the world changes in a game, or character progression.

#19 Edited by CptBedlam (4449 posts) -

@AssInAss: Yeah, "thanks" for the spoiler gif. That's all stuff I wanted to experience myself when playing the game, witnessing the character's progression etc. I disagree, late-game footage isn't necessary for interesting video reviews. And yes, I stopped watching video reviews... on GT at least because they did that shit all the time. Showing off late-game bossfights etc.

#20 Edited by AssInAss (2615 posts) -

@CptBedlam said:

@AssInAss: Yeah, "thanks" for the spoiler gif. That's all stuff I wanted to experience myself when playing the game, witnessing the character's progression etc. I disagree, late-game footage isn't necessary for interesting video reviews. And yes, I stopped watching video reviews... on GT at least because they did that shit all the time. Showing off late-game bossfights etc.

Except that was used in trailers, much like the style of a GTA 4 trailer. Agree to disagree.

#21 Posted by CptBedlam (4449 posts) -

@AssInAss: You got me. But actually I stopped watching movie trailers for that reason: they show way too much sometimes. And I'm pretty sure that videogame devs are not always content with what marketing puts into the trailers either.

#22 Posted by ExplodeMode (852 posts) -

The Marth thing? Even I knew that and I'm only kind of paying attention to this game.

But like always, if you're the type of person who really cares about going 100% blind you have to know to not watch video reviews.

#23 Posted by Eaxis (911 posts) -

I stopped watching gametrailers reviews because of spoilers. I sometimes go back after I've played through a game to watch their review. Movie trailers suck because they often show way too much.

#24 Posted by HaltIamReptar (2029 posts) -

You actually have it only half spoiled. There's more to it than that.

#25 Posted by Nottle (1912 posts) -

I just watched the video.

I think this falls into it's only a spoiler if you know the twist. Someone could easily watch the review and think that...

the girl that is pretending to be Marth is just some girl with blue hair and a tiara. It's not like they show he let her hair down and take off the mask. All the scenes with her are out of context, it's harmless unless you are very observant to what the character is wearing in the few brief clips or if you already know.
#26 Posted by TheSouthernDandy (3855 posts) -

@Baillie said:

@CptBedlam said:

@Nilazz said:

People are WAY too sensitive about spoilers these days.

Why? What's wrong with being sensitive about spoilers? If they don't bother you, fine, but don't project that onto others. Personally, I hate them. I also consider late-game footage of a game a spoiler and GT would constantly incorporate that into their video reviews which is why I stopped watching them.

I find people who are crazy about spoilers kind of moronic. You should really focus on the story or whatever rather than the reveal.

If it's an integral part of the story though you can't disassociate the two. I agree people can go overboard worrying about spoilers but at the same time, it sucks having something revealed prematurely. It doesn't wreck the whole experience but it lessens the effect. For example The Walking Dead's ending was spoiled for me by some asshat on this forum and while I still loved the hell out of that game, knowing what was coming really sucked.

#27 Posted by HerbieBug (4212 posts) -

@wemibelec90 said:

Yep, they like to spoil things. I used to watch them for EVERYTHING but got burned too many times. Now I make sure that the game in question isn't something I'm really worried about spoilers for before I watch. You'd think they would have learned by now...

In my experience they are well aware of the tendency, as well as the negative feedback received because of it, and choose not to change. That's why I don't frequent that site anymore.

#28 Posted by kishinfoulux (2282 posts) -

@AssInAss said:

@kishinfoulux said:

Just to let you guys know. They have an awful habit of doing this in their reviews. Just be aware of that.

Video reviews are bound to spoil something. At least now Gametrailers does written versions of their reviews.

Not true. Gametrailers does it excessively. In fact I believe they spoiled the final boss of Tales of Vesperia. I'm never apprehensive about video reviews, except for the ones they put out.

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