I disagree, TR1/TR1/TR3 were one of best series of games in generation that had plenty of great games.
Platforming, level design, and puzzles were far superior in the old and innovative Tomb Raider games to what I've seen and heard from the reboot. But virtually everything else have been vastly improved (minus subjective aspects like art, atmosphere, music, etc). So it just comes down to personal priorities; they're pretty much from different genres gameplay wise.
You dont get it, TR1, TR2 and TR3 were much better games for its time than later games were for its time, like I wrote they were one of best games of hole generation that had plenty of great games (I mean first generation of 3D games). Of course that things like graphics and controls..will be better with later games, but they didnt had better exploration, atmosphere, puzzles, level design, huge focus was on exploration and finding right path...and that was actualy essence of Tomb Raider.