hot  /  reviews  /  video  /  blogs  /  forum

E3: Miiverse has spoiler, bad word protection in place

9:14 PM on 06.05.2012 // Dale North
  @DaleNorth

At tonight's evening hardware presentation, Wii U hardware producer Katsuya Eguchi revealed some anti-spoiler tech that will be put in Nintendo's Miiverse chat service and how it might help block spoilers in Nintendo Land

Miiverse provides the opportunity to make friends in the park in Nintendo Land, and then converse with them to learn game tactics and share. But someone always messes that up, so two systems have been put in place to at least cut back on spoilers.

First, players can mark tips left for others as potential spoilers, much like you would on an internet message board. Beyond that, users can mark other tips for review, which will have Nintendo swooping in to save the day. Again, just like a message board. This will make it easy to find people you'd like to learn from and trust.

Nintendo will also work to moderate other potential offenses on Miiverse, such as bad language or threats.  "We want Miiverse to be a place where people will not feel threatened or uncomfortable with other content," Eguchi says. "Nintendo will be aggressively perusing this."

And speaking of message boards, Eguchi got this jab in: "I hate when people go on message boards and complain about games they haven't played."




 Reblog (or) Blog Reply

Dale North, Former Dtoid EIC
 Follow Blog + disclosure DaleNorth Tips
I am Destructoid's Editor-In-Chief. I love corgis. I make music. more   |   staff directory

Get more destructoid:   We're indie-run, blogging for the love of it, and our site will always be free. Optionally, you can support us and get: (1) Faster pages from our cloud server (3) Wide(r)screen (3) No big ads on Dtoid, Japanator, Tomopop, or Flixist (4) Auto contest entries, and (5) Dibs on betas & downloads. Try it out

 Setup email comments

Unsavory comments? Please report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our moderators, and flag the user (we will ban users dishing bad karma). Can't see comments? Apps like Avast or browser extensions can cause it. You can fix it by adding *.disqus.com to your whitelists.


  Around the web (login to improve these)




Back to Top


We follow moms on   Facebook  and   Twitter
  Light Theme      Dark Theme
Pssst. Konami Code + Enter!
You may remix stuff our site under creative commons w/@
- Destructoid means family. Living the dream, since 2006 -