OXM UK writes: "Spoilers in films have been carefully avoided for years.
Through ruthless pursuit of those posting spoilers on forums without the appropriate tags and hounding those who threaten to reveal them in day-to-day conversation about films, we know not to give away crucial plot information that's designed to be a surprise.
But what about games? Spoilers in games aren't quite as touchy, as plot doesn't take a central role quite as often, but even so there were some cool moments built around surprise revelations. The fate of Aeris in Final Fantasy VII, the U-turn in Metal Gear Solid 2 after the opening tanker section and Albert Wesker in Resident Evil is actually a bad guy. Gah..."