If you look at a famous painting, you don't wonder what brand of brushes the now-decomposing artist used. Of course, if you go to a painters forum, you'll see passionate debates about which brand of brush to use.
Only a poor craftsperson blames their tools, but a good craftsperson will tend to get better results with better tools.
I'm primarily a film shooter, even though outside of photography, I'm quite "digital". My tastes in cameras are best described as somewhat idiosyncratic. I like to own reasonably priced cameras that can be made to produce excellent results.
It's important for you to understand where and how a reviewer acquires stuff. On one side, there are the things that you personally purchase, where if you don't like it you are going to be quite pissed. On the other side, there's the review where you are paid to write a positive review...
Most stuff I talk about on this site is stuff I've personally acquired. Sometimes I get freebies, however, and I felt I should disclose them