A lot of the criticism seems to be like "WHY IS IT ALWAYS RAPE THAT A WOMAN HAS TO DEAL WITH?" From idiots who don't seem to have looked at anything else about the game: Lara gets faced with just about every imaginable challenge. That's the whole point of the game. What fire forged this badass?
Every time you preorder a game, you become part of the problem. Don't be part of the problem.