With the May 12 release date still weeks away, we thought it would be a good idea to explicitly reach out to the Zelda revealers at NL, as there will most likely be more leaks. in the coming weeks. This is the same approach we take with other titles—such as the Pokémon game—but it’s worth repeating for readers concerned about potential leaks.
Simply put, you can rest easy and safe knowing that Nintendo Life will remain a spoiler-free space for anyone looking to play the new Tears of the Kingdom on launch day. First of all, as video game fans we want to play this game as pristine as anyone and we want to keep it a secret from NL readers and everyone in the community. broader game community.
Just like we do with Pokémon, we’ll report on any officially announced aspects and details about the game, but you don’t need to worry about tripping over late-game spoilers or reveal the startling secrets of our articles.
Game leaks are of course a problem these days, with details frequently finding their way into the wilds before the launch of any major games. Sometimes the code gets to the web weeks in advance, but not all leaks are so nefarious. All it takes is one retailer to break schedule or post unexpectedly early arrivals, and before you know it, the entire game is streamed and hosted online before most fans have a chance to kick it off. move everything!
For fans, this can be frustrating at times, but it’s even more frustrating with movies that only come out once in a generation (or so). These games don’t come out very often, and the last thing we want to do is ruin a nice surprise or TOTK element that you’ve been waiting years to experience.
While our pre-launch coverage of Tears of the Kingdom will not include spoilers or details designed to be experienced for the first time in the game, this does not mean that we There will be no leaks at all. However, our headlines, lead images, and articles themselves will not contain specific information. Our coverage of the art book leak is a good example of the PSA-style article you’ll see if more leaks happen in the future: