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curl-6 said:
Mnementh said:

You should say: quality first party games you like. Because you left out a lot of actual quality 1st party games, like Animal Crossing, Super Smash Bros, Fire Emblem, Luigis Mansion. That is the thing, Switch doesn't have a weak first party library compared to previous gens. It may not have the games you desire though. But the games actually released sell millions each, so I guess these are games a lot of people enjoy.

Games I like and games I consider quality are one and the same. Quality is a subjective perception. And sales are a non-factor in what constitutes quality to me. 

I would disagree here. Now, quality is a very broad term. And I would consider a thing possibly having multiple qualities. And yes, some of these are more subjective. But many qualities are objective, and this is also true if you reduce it to games. So it is one quality, how much the game is freed of bugs and glitches. You can easily say that you like a game, but it has shitty quality in this regard. The original UFO: Enemy Unknown is one of my most beloved games, but the original version had quite some serious bugs to the point that it just could crash in some sequences. I think many like Skyrim and still see it as a glitchfest. Or you could consider the amount of interesting content. In this regard you just have to look at Smash Ultimate and marvel at the amount of fun content, even if you not into fighters or Smash in particular.

Another thing is: if you say these lists you made are completely subjective, then they are completely pointless. Because the count of games will differ wildly based on personal preferences in genre. But I think such list of great games for each platform still can be made, if you consider more objective criteria. Sales are actually an important factor, because they may not be a measurement of quality for you, but big sales actually mean that for many people the value of the game exceeded it's price. So sales are a very indirect measurement of the perception of quality for bigger amounts of people. I just have to accept that I am not the only person deciding which games are great. If Mario Party sells big numbers, even if I don't like it, I have to accept that it offers great value for many other people. So I have to take a step back and accept that maybe this game is overall a good game, even if I don't like it.



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