Tag Archives: analyst
Wed, May 22, 2013 | 14:07 BST
Tue, May 21, 2013 | 21:31 BST
Jesse Divnich, industry analyst for EEDAR has weighed in on Xbox One’s reveal by providing his thought on the new console in an industry letter.
Wed, Apr 17, 2013 | 23:14 BST
EEDAR’s Jesse Divnich believes Sony and Microsoft will shift a substantial number of next-generation consoles before New Year.
Wed, Apr 17, 2013 | 20:37 BST
Sterne Agee analyst Arvind Bhatia expects NPD figures for March 2013 to be down by 10-15% when the numbers are reported tomorrow.
Sat, Mar 02, 2013 | 19:44 GMT
Analyst Michael Pachter has said he has “high hopes” that PS4 and the next Xbox console will “renew investor interest” in game publishers, and he expects retail outlets, specifically GameStop, to well in the process.
Sun, Feb 17, 2013 | 22:23 GMT
Industry analyst Michael Pachter expects Sony to announce a price-cut for PS3 next week along with the announcement of a new console. According to Pachter, the a price-cut should go into effect on “February 21st,” and he expects it to hit somewhere around the $199 mark. He also expects Microsoft to counter the reduction with one of its own by E3. next week can’t get here soon enough, right? Thanks, GI International.
Thu, Jan 10, 2013 | 00:16 GMT
Disc-based consoles still have at least a few more years in them, according to a new report from International Data Corporation.
Thu, Jan 03, 2013 | 17:33 GMT
Sterne Agee analyst Arvind Bhatia has said in his latest investor note that sales of Wii U hardware and software at GameStop were below expectations over the holiday period.
Sat, Dec 08, 2012 | 21:31 GMT
Wii U is moving 1.2 games per system sold, according to Longbow Research analyst James Hardiman, down from two games sold per console when Wii was first introduced in 2006. Hardiman gleaned his figures from the latest NPD report, via GI International, and believes the lower than expects units numbers derive from one of two things: the inclusion of NintendoLand with the Wii U Deluxe version; or the console price left consumers’ wallets a bit too empty to purchase more than one title. Most analysts tend to agree, though, that the console will continue to sell well into spring 2013. Beyond summer, even the analysts are unsure.
Thu, Nov 29, 2012 | 21:12 GMT
Call of Duty sales are declining, despite the $500 million Black Ops 2 earned its first day at retail, according to Sterne Agee analyst Arvind Bhatia.
Thu, Nov 22, 2012 | 22:38 GMT
Wii U will sell like hotcakes despite negative comments from press and industry, industry analyst Michael Pachter believes.
Mon, Nov 12, 2012 | 23:09 GMT
The Wii U will sell hugely at launch but fail to live up to its simple forebear, according to one analyst firm.
Thu, Oct 25, 2012 | 01:39 BST
Nintendo’s expectation of selling four games per Wii U console this financial year is a bit ambitious, according to industry analyst Michael Pachter.
Tue, Oct 23, 2012 | 00:53 BST
Medal of Honor: Warfighter will keep EA from meeting its financial forecasts, one analyst has opined, as it faces down some fierce holiday season competition.
Thu, Oct 04, 2012 | 23:29 BST
Fri, Sep 21, 2012 | 15:19 BST
Borderlands 2 is selling “in line to slightly ahead of expectations,” since it launched on Tuesday, September 18 in the US, according to Robert W. Baird & Co. analyst Colin Sebastian; however, the firm’s enthusiasm for Take-Two is “tempered” by increasing uncertainty over the presumed March 2013 launch timing for GTA 5. Speaking in an industry note, Sebastian said the Gearbox shooter could “exceed” its original shipment expectations of 3 million units. During a a meeting with investors last night, Take Two CEO Strauss Zelnick said delays caused the publisher to miss its financial targets for Q4 and year end 2012.
Wed, Aug 01, 2012 | 23:25 BST
Wed, Jul 25, 2012 | 15:28 BST
Wedbush analyst Michael Pachter has told VG247 he’s not especially bullish that Nintendo’s extra large 3DS model, releasing in Europe this weekend, will buoy overall figures.
Tue, Jul 10, 2012 | 03:19 BST
When the NPD Group releases its June sales report later this week, Michael Pachter isn’t banking on good news.
Tue, Jul 03, 2012 | 04:58 BST