Tag Archives: Doug Creutz
Fri, Feb 01, 2013 | 09:07 GMT
Rockstar has confirmed a September release date for Grand Theft Auto 5, which is a few months away from the initial spring launch window. One analyst thinks the delay points to a next-gen release.
Fri, Dec 21, 2012 | 15:01 GMT
Subsequent action following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings – be it a recently proposed congressional bill geared towards researching violent games – or other measures will not affect game sales, Cowen & Company analyst Doug Creutz has predicted.
Sat, Nov 10, 2012 | 21:40 GMT
Resident Evil 6 sold 806,000 copies during October in the US, while Medal of Honor: Warfighter moved a little over 300,000, and Pokemon Black/White 2 moved 867,000 units combined.
Tue, Oct 09, 2012 | 17:01 BST
NPD figures won’t deliver pleasant when they are released on Thursday, according to Cowen & Company industry analyst Doug Creutz.
Wed, Aug 08, 2012 | 12:11 BST
The notion that AAA gaming’s had its day is bunk, Doug Creutz of Cowen & Company has said in a note.
Fri, Jun 15, 2012 | 21:05 BST
Cowen analyst Doug Creutz has said Diablo III sold 1 million units at retail during May in the US. Citing NPD figures, Creutz said Max Payne 3 and Ubisoft’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier both sold 400,000 units each, which is 200,000 units below what the firm estimated for each title. Despite the lower than predicted sales, both titles were the best-selling console titles at retail for the month. Thanks, Gamasutra.
Thu, Apr 19, 2012 | 20:16 BST
Cowen and Company analyst Doug Creutz has estimated player subscriptions for Star Wars: The Old Republic will have dropped from 1.7 million at the beginning of 2012 to 1.25 million by the end of EA’s current fiscal year in March 2013.
Thu, Mar 22, 2012 | 19:38 GMT
Industry analyst Doug Creutz of Cowen and Company isn’t confident Wii U will have an impact on publisher shares when it hits the market later this year, as historically, most publishers have a “low exposure” to Nintendo platforms. He also noted in his report, via GI.biz, the firm expects the next Xbox console to launch in fall 2013, and while rumors pegging it as a digital-only machine are highly unlikely, he believes it will be less expensive at launch than previous offerings in the console line. [image]
Fri, Mar 16, 2012 | 10:16 GMT
Diablo III will sell 5 million units in its first year on sale, Cowen & Company analyst Doug Creutz has predicted following the announcement of the game’s worldwide release in May yesterday.
Tue, Jan 17, 2012 | 18:24 GMT
Cowen & Co analyst Doug Creutz has estimated that EA has invested close to half a billion dollars in Star Wars: The Old Republic. Speaking with MarketWatch, Creutz said he believes EA has “minimized its risks as much as it can” on the MMO, “but it’s still a risky bet” and how well the investment pays off will rely on “how Star Wars performs.” Last year, Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter estimated that in the end, EA would have invested $80 million in the game. SWTOR was released on December 20 and shortly thereafter, EA announced that 1 million users had signed up, garnering over 60 million hours of in-game play time. Thanks, Spong.
Mon, Dec 19, 2011 | 14:44 GMT
Cowen & Company analyst Doug Creutz has claimed that up to 1.5 million users could be already playing Star Wars: The Old Republic via pre-access, as the BioWare MMO prepares to launch for all tomorrow.
Wed, Sep 28, 2011 | 19:57 BST
It’s time for more little bits of news in one spot so you don’t have to read as much. Save your lovely brains for zombies instead. They need to eat too, ya know.
Tue, Jul 12, 2011 | 21:50 BST
Tuesday’s second batch of shorts are here. Get ‘em while they’re hot, etc.
Tue, Jun 14, 2011 | 20:43 BST
Cowen and Company analyst Doug Creutz has hinted in his latest financial letter that BioWare’s long-awaited MMO, Star Wars: The Old Republic, could miss its expected 2011 launch.
Fri, Mar 11, 2011 | 15:11 GMT
Analyst Doug Creutz believes Xbox 360 is poised to outsell Wii in the US, based on unit sales during the past 11 months.
Wed, Jan 26, 2011 | 16:26 GMT
The release of Black Ops and WoW: Cataclysm at the end of last year will see Activision-Blizzard have a “blowout” Q4, one analyst has predicted.
Mon, Oct 25, 2010 | 20:13 BST
Analyst Doug Creutz from Cowen Group has good and bad news for Activision Blizzard.
The good news: Creutz thinks investors don’t need to worry about the music genre anymore.
Sat, Oct 16, 2010 | 20:18 BST
According to figures divulged by Cowen & Company analyst Doug Creutz, Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock moved 86,000 copies during its first week at retail in the US.
Tue, Jul 20, 2010 | 16:23 BST
Cowen Group analyst Doug Creutz believes the lack of large sales for Tiger Wood PGA Tour 11 during June may have something to do with the scandal surrounding the golfer.
Fri, Jun 25, 2010 | 19:23 BST
Analyst group Cowen and Company suggests in a new report that “online pass” from EA may be a way for the industry to curtail used game sales.