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I don't want to discount your enjoyment of the game, but a lot of the people against it dislike the way it regressed from DMC3/4. I'm not saying your opinion will necessarily sour once you play those two; there are many fans of the series as a whole, like myself, who enjoy DmC just as much as the others. We just kind of accept that it has its drawbacks and roll with it.
What Dark_Epathy said. It's hard to see how the series has regressed with DmC if you haven't at least played DMC3 (which has the best narrative of the DMC franchise if you ask me), and DMC4 (which arguably has the best gameplay). It's not nearly as accessible as DmC, which may put you off, but I for one was very much enthralled with the more gothic setting and tone of the originals. As well as it's ability to have kooky fun with itself along the way.
It's unfortunate that you haven't at least played DMC3, as you it's hard to see the contrast in the relationship between the Vergil/Dante pairing here versus their original appearance there. Word to the wise though, if you do give DMC3 a shot, go for the Special Edition. The extra content is well worth it.
What happened to survival horror? Ironically, it did not survive - TheCyborgNinja
Except they didn't take out puzzles or platforming. Not entirely, anyway.
It's still extremely simplified and easy in comparison to past games. The game focused more on survival, combat, and set pieces instead of the elements that made Tomb Raider famous. You can tell it changed when a majority of the people who played it say "I never like Tomb Raider in the past!"
How I wish that game had even a tenth of the outrage this game had.
Last Film Watched: A Serbian Film My Thoughts: I actually enjoyed it >_> That wasn't so bad.