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Initial impression is 10/10 I think.  There was just so much stuff I was interested in.  I'm not really sure what I'm going to play, lol.  There is a lot there, especially for an old-schooler like me, they bookended the Direct with 2D Mario and 2D Zelda with lots of old school appeal in between.  I don't think you can get better than that.  Let me break it down:


Mario Maker 2 - A must get.  The first MM was my favorite Wii U game.  I love 2D Mario, and I thought Mario Maker was better than NSMBU.   
Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 - A decent game, but it's overshadowed by everything else.
Box Boy - not for me
Smash DLC - Yeah, we are getting all the Smash DLC in our house.  We play Smash a lot.
Captain Toad DLC - not for me
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night - This looks badass.  More old school goodness.  If it comes out in physical form, then it is a must get.  If digital, I might cave and get it anyway.
DQ Builders 2 - Hell yes!  The first DQ Builders is already one of my favorite Switch games and this looks a lot better.  Although it was overshadowed by
Dragon Quest 11S - Double hell yes!  A game for old schoolers and new gamers alike.  This looks so frikken awesome.

Disney WTF game - doubt it, but who knows.  Sometimes these party games can be fun.
Starlink DLC - This is the type of game I would get on the Wii U when there is little content.  Doubt I will get any of this though, because of all of the other content.
Rune Factory 4/5 - Not for me, but my daughter was really wanting this.  Possibly her favorite reveal.
Oninaki - not sure what to make of this yet.
Yoshi - See Starlink DLC above.  Same story.

Fire Emblem - Looks really cool.  Hope I can find time to play this.  I miss playing Fire Emblem on a home console.  This looks like a huge graphical upgrade from the Gamecube/Wii games.  (narrator sounded bored though, lol)
Tetris 99 - More old school goodness.  I look forward to getting my ass kicked by 99 strangers.
Dead by Daylight - Another game that looks decent but I will probably skip because of all of the other great games.
Delta Rune - I loved Undertale, and I prefer to play this on a Switch over the PC.  Another great announcement.
Daemon X Machina - Looks good so far.  Probably will get.
Grid Autosport- I like that this has motion controls.  Will likely get at some point.
Hellblade - Looks very interesting.  Probably will get at some point, but it will have to wait til I get some of these other games first.
Mortal Kombat 11 -nope.
Unravel 2 - nope.
AC3 - A good game, but I've already played it.  So nope.
Final Fantasy VII/iX - Two of my favorite games of all time.  I want physical copies of these though.
Chocobo's Mystery Dungeon - I like this style of game.  Gotta make sure this isn't the one I've already played.  If so then I want it.

Astral Chain - This looks cool AF.  If it is two player co-op, then I will definitely get it.
Link's Awakening - Hell yes!  Was #1 on my list of retro games I have yet to play.  Now I can just play it on Switch.  Probably my top game.


So to conclude

Must Buys (6 games)
Mario Maker 2, Smash DLC, DQ Builders 2, DQ 11S, Link's Awakening and Delta Rune (when it comes out)

Likely Buys (12 games)
Bloodstained (must buy if physical), Fire Emblem, Tetris 99, Daemon X Machina, Grid Autosport,  Hellblade, FF VII/IX (if physical), Chocobo Dungeon, Astral Chain, Rune Factory 4/5 

Might Buy (if I somehow make it through the other stuff, 6 games)
Marvel UA3, Disney WTF game, Starlink + all DLC, Yoshi, Oninaki, Dead by Daylight


That is a lot of great content right there.  Maybe this Direct was tailor made for me?  Not sure how it could have been better.

Last edited by The_Liquid_Laser - on 13 February 2019