Let's recap a little bit, shall we?
Sony: They basically said that the PS4 would be everything the XBox One ISN'T, and that earned the wild applause of the audience. Funny stuff. Good stuff, Sony. Other than that, I'm not TOO interested in many PS4 games, and I probably won't be getting one any time soon for that reason, but it's nice that they actually know exactly what people are looking for in a game console, and that the abomination known as the XBox One is just the exception and not the rule.
Nintendo: Casual Mii games, downloadable garbage, more casual... Fairy type confirmed for Pokemon X and Y, but the retypes (especially Marill) are kind of odd. Liking the new Wyvern and Moth Pokemon. Mario Kart 8 looks neat, but why the 8? I was hoping that 7 was a one-time thing, instead of Nintendo losing all creativity in names. Although it can be argued that "DS", "Wii", etc. were no better, but they could have at least given it a snappy subtitle like Double Dash. Super Mario 3D World looks fun as hell, and it's nice to see that the playable characters are based on SMB2, but I hope this doesn't mean features such as health bars, star collecting, and non-linear environments seen in 64, Sunshine, and the Galaxy games are being done away with in favor of the generic 2D Mario formula of Mushrooms, Fire Flowers, and... cat suit. Wonderful 101 looks good, but I'm not entirely sold on it, I guess. I'll sit back and wait for more info before making my final decision. Wind Waker HD looks astonishing, and the fact that they're adding new features to the game such as an accelerator for the boat and bottled letters for posting to the Miiverse, it gives me hope that they might include the dungeons that were meant to be in the original game, but were axed because of time restrictions or whatever. Bayonetta looks nice, and it would be great if they also ported Bayonetta 1 to the Wii U to give people who never had a PS3 a chance to play the full series. Monolith's X game looks amazing, and as a die-hard Xenoblade fan, I was already sold from the first trailer, but this one just further increases my hype. Super Smash BrWHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA IT'S ANIMAL CROSSING GUY HOLY FUCK DID YOU SEE THAT HE JUST CHOPPED A TREE DOWN ON THAT MOTHERFUCKER AND HE CAN WEAR A BALLOON FIGHTER COSTUME AND PIT HAS HIS KID ICARUS UPRISING WEAPONS IN THIS GAME AND LOOK AT THAT BOXING RING STAGE OH SHIT SMASH BROS IN HD IS JUST GLORIOUS AND
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GAME OF THE MILLENIUM CONFIRMED
And then Nintendo uploaded trailed of the less important games to their Youtube channel, like the new Yoshi game (now referred to as Yoshi's New Island, I swear to fuck Nintendo if you don't stop with this "New' shit I'm just going to stop buying all games with that word in the title okay), A Link to the Past 2 (now known as A Link Between Worlds, kind of disappointed that they recycled the aLttP overworld, but as long as they make the experience different enough, I'm willing to overlook it), and Dream Team (those cutscenes, wow).
So there was some bad, and there was some good. Okay, a lot of good. I'm kind of happy Nintendo kept it as a simple Direct instead of a big on-stage thing, although I missed Reggie a lot. ;_; But of course, having a Direct means no fluff and no pandering to the stock investors, or whatever, so the focus was entirely on good games. Now time to wait for next year's, while I hide under the covers and continue to play New Leaf.