After seeing the trailer I thought it was all right, but after watching the interview...well it's clear they aren't doing this to please the fans at all and the new version of Dante looks like the guy in the tight shirt that was being interviewed. Not cool.
Yeah not cool at all, and you know what? This is almost the same thing that happened with the Silent Hill franchise. The first four games are great because there was a team that understood (as a team) what they were creating and what they wanted to create, and after Silent Hill 4, every single person that really understood what Silent Hill was about didn't do more entries for the series, instead, they started other projects and with that many people along the way from the Team Silent left Konami until no one was left in the team.
Why? Because with the last two games --SH3 and 4-- they accomplished and did everything that they could have done with the story of the series. Not to mention that SH4 showed that the franchise was done, with the mixed reception that the game received and the development hell that the game went through it was obvious that this was the time to say good bye to a great franchise.
Also some of you might not know, but Yamaoka was suppose to "direct" Origins and all that crap right? Well, the truth is that he never took part of the development process of any of the games of the franchise, he only does the music. That's why Origins and the rest of that stuff is just "a survival-horror game with Silent Hill on the box art" instead of a real Silent Hill game.
And it goes without saying that Team Silent knew how to move on with their lifes after their success they got with Silent Hill, unlike (some of) the fans.
And you bet your ass that the real horror happens after that The Team Silent was disbanded by the time every important member was gone with; Fan fictions that are suppose to be Silent Hill games and are made by people that have no clue what the series is about along with those nonsensical comics and the movie that doesn't have anything to do with the franchise were made for the sake of money and because in the Silent Hill fandom there are some dumb people that not only doesn't understand the franchise but they also buy every single piece of stuff with SILENT HILL on the front (kinda what happens with Final Fantasy and a lot of old JRPG franchise, actually), that shit is sad bro.
With all that said, is a fucking miracle that Metal Gear is still a decent franchise that still isn't totally raped by capitalism.
And well... now we have the case of DmC. Granted, there are people from past Devil May Cry games working on DmC (maybe?) but the involvement of Ninja Theory doesn't even make sense to begin with. I mean, of all the developers that Capcom could have chosen they choose Ninja Theory? The same dudes that made a copy of God of War called Heavenly Sword and for a moment was the most decent game for the PS3 in the earliest days of the system just because there wasn't any other game that was really decent for the time being? (well, a couple of months later the first Uncharted was released, so that's that) They also did Enslaved: Odyssey to the West and I didn't see too much good things from that game either.
So yeah, calling Ninja Theory a good developer is... a bit too much in my opinion. Either way, the point is if they are not careful, Devil May Cry could be the next Silent Hill for Capcom.
If that happens, I will be happy to save my money to buy other things. I'm still "wonder" why they didn't show any new details of the game in the Captivate of this year? Maybe E3 is all or nothing for them.
Sorry for the tantrum.*