Actually, the original concept art for Dmc is way more faithful to the series. It was Capcom who called for even more drastic changes. Then from their Ninja Theory handled the bad PR ... well ... badly. Which is to be expected from such a, at the time, small fry studio.
I don't mean the character design, i mean the wig scene. I doubt it was Capcom that told them to do that.
Lol ... what?
The controversy for Dmc happened WAY before the wig scene. Years before. In fact, the wig scene was a response to the controversy.