I'm dying over here otherwise, maaaan! Argh... *sigh*. I bet you the dev team has some kick-*** stuff planned for this game, as indicated by UbiZack, which I'm glad he shared. I just hope they can at least understand the reaction. So many changes at once without actually rebooting it is incredibly hard to accept.
The only question I have.
No matter how good Johnson is (he looks great), I hope he and the dev team don't take the hate too seriously (just the right amount of serious). As long time fans this an incredible WTF moment.
I just hope they're aware of the risk involved. If it's anything less than their best work yet, it will be hated on forever. That's just the tough reality of it. As gamers we are accustomed to the destruction of many of our favourite franchises. The response is just concern shown in various different ways. Hopefully they'll understand.
Obviously I desire something to be changed, but what for? So the game can be delayed like the last one and more than likely not turn out as good because of hasty scripting changes? My brain is exploding.
I just wish they could either ease in to changes or go straight reboot, instead of repeatedly kicking everyone in the nuts. Basically, my thoughts are... if he's doing that great of a job, doesn't he deserve the chance to bring his own character to the series?