When The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth was announced, I was puzzled by some of the folks were annoyed with the new graphics, deeming them "pointless." They seemed to think that because they liked the original game's visuals that there was no reason to ever do anything new with them ever. That's a difficult perspective for me to relate with. It's one thing to say you don't like the new graphics because they don't appeal to you, but to say that they shouldn't exist just because they are different feels goofy.
Maybe if they think of Rebirth's new graphics as visual equivalent to a piano arrangement, they'll feel less sore about the whole thing. When a piano arrangement is done well, it can allow you to enjoy music you already love in a whole new way. Just get a load of this new Binding of Isaac piano arrangement by Brent Kennedy for instance. It's a delight.
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