Tag Archives: billy pidgeon
Mon, May 07, 2012 | 07:34 BST
For the past few years, each Call of Duty release has established new sales records. Will Black Ops 2 do the same this November?
Sat, Nov 12, 2011 | 16:05 GMT
With EA expanding its Origin service to include third-party titles, analysts have weighed-in on whether the service stands a chance at competing with Steam’s 35 million user accounts and 1,400 strong game library.
Wed, Nov 02, 2011 | 22:33 GMT
Analysts have Grand Theft Auto V pegged for a short by PR cycle, but a long string of numbers before the word “sales”.
Wed, Oct 05, 2011 | 14:38 BST
Think Xbox Live Arcade has peaked? You’re wrong, according to the analysts.
Wed, Sep 28, 2011 | 10:59 BST
M2 Research analyst Billy Pidgeon has predicted that Blizzard will left the wraps off its next-gen MMO Titan at Blizzcon next month, despite previous claims from the company it wouldn’t be announced for another year at least.
Thu, Jul 28, 2011 | 21:27 BST
Analysts are convinced Nintendo has aggressively lowered the price of its 3DS handheld in order to best Sony’s Vita when it hits the market.
Tue, Jul 26, 2011 | 03:18 BST
Analysts have credited Sony with at least a minor victory over Microsoft when this generation is done and dusted.
Fri, Apr 01, 2011 | 04:15 BST
A group of analysts have offered differing assessments of the PlayStation 3 versus Xbox 360 debate, with Wedbush Morgan’s notorious Michael Pachter predicting the Xbox 360 will win everything forever.
Wed, Nov 17, 2010 | 19:13 GMT
Mon, Nov 08, 2010 | 17:06 GMT
Mon, Jun 01, 2009 | 08:22 BST
Billy Pidgeon, an independent analyst at Game Changer Research, reckons the gaming industry in general would benefit from Sony slashing PlayStation’s price.
“The thing that would really boost the industry in this traditionally slow period would be a Sony price cut. That would really help right now,” he said.
The quote is part of a Reuters article that looks at E3, the various financial aspects of the industry as it stands today and it’s potential economic future.
“If it doesn’t happen, I don’t think the industry is in for rough times,” Pidgeon added. “I do see that, in the fourth quarter, there will be a return to form.”
More through the link.
Fri, Dec 19, 2008 | 07:01 GMT
Speaking to the AP, Wedbush Morgan’s Michael Pachter’s claimed core gamers will keep on buying no matter what’s going on in the global disaster that is “the economy.”
“They may be wealthy, they may be poor, but they have no clue we are in a recession,” he said.
“As long as hard-core gamers have a job, they will continue to buy games,” added IDC analyst Billy Pidgeon.
And retail knows it. Well, Gamestop’s boss does, anyway.
“If the core gamers and the avid gamers are with us through these very unpredictable times, that’s a very, very good sign for us,” said R Richard Fontaine, GameStop’s chairman.
More optimism through the link.