How do they know what was removed and what was added wont appeal to them too if they don't play it? It's the most senseless backlash I've ever heard.
It's a numbers game, largely.
30 FPS isn't as good as 60 FPS. There's no denying that. Lack of lock-on isn't going to be as good as having lock-on. You lose directional inputs, for one. Color-coded enemies are counter-intuitive to the spirit of performing combos. There is a lack of variety in terms of moves and weapons. There are glitches.
Despite these supposed drawbacks, DmC is still pretty decent, dare I say good. It plays well. It's fun. Whatever you may hear, the acting is not bad at all. The art direction is incredible. The music is a matter of personal taste. The story and characters are the same way, and they do echo their original counterparts. Some of the lines are juvenile, and I don't deny that. But the game is not as bad as some would have you believe.
But the thing about the hate is that it's just, well, hate. It's hate out of principle. The game could be incredible, but the fact that it "bastardized" Dante and DMC will never be forgiven. People have admitted that if DMC5 was announced or this game revamped to be a new IP, they either wouldn't care or would actually be willing to give it a chance.
There's a lot fueling the fire. It is true that some of the game's opponents haven't played it in its entirety and experienced it firsthand. They go by video, and it is a different experience watching something compared to actually controlling it. But, whatever. You're not going to change their opinions. Let them have their board and their fun.
~@_@~ Why are you people so hung up on what's canon or not? - freakazaa