>your equipment changes appearance as you upgrade it
>it looked cooler before you upgraded it
Too many RPGs do this shit, half the stuff in Dark Souls, Monster Hunter, and other RPGs looks really cool yet practical, then you get the xXx_Son_of_da_Demonz_xXx armor in the lategame. Maybe we just have boners for sensible armor though.
>Your character's appearance changes depending on your choices throughout the game
>weapon mods and upgrades visible on the gun
>characters still using their shitty default weapons in cutscenes
>prequel games add unnecessary mythology to said shitty default weapons
Get the fuck out of here, Buster Sword/Force Edge/Resident Evil 4 handgun. No one in their right mind is going to be using you even an hour into the game.