I don't think reviewers are there to service the hardcore community surrounding these games. It is still possible to enjoy the Souls games without getting into the nitty gritty of certain stats, the "correct" way to play etc.
Molyneux has always struck me as a snake oil salesman. Charming but arrogant and prone to lying. It doesn't help that he seems to believe his own bullshit. The fact Godus has exploded in his face shouldn't surprise anyone.