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Thu, Apr 11, 2013 | 16:59 BST
PC shipments have suffered the worst quarterly decline since records began. That’s the finding of a new report published by global market firm IDC.
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.
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.