Tag Archives: michael pachter
Mon, May 20, 2013 | 12:49 BST
Nintendo’s Wii U sale woes could be continuing, according to a batch of allegedly leaked NPD sales figures currently doing the rounds. Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter has suggested that the numbers are mostly accurate. If true, then only 38,000 Wii U consoles were sold across North America in April.
Wed, May 15, 2013 | 01:37 BST
A new report from industry analyst Michael Pachter suggests sales of both Nintendo home consoles declined over the last month, although the 3DS is on the up.
Tue, May 21, 2013 | 14:04 BST
Industry analyst Michael Pachter reckons Nintendo’s decision to skip out on an E3 press conference this year was a good move on its part from a business standpoint.
Tue, Apr 16, 2013 | 01:08 BST
Industry analyst Michael Pachter believes the PlayStation 4 and especially the next Xbox may be very cheap, which is very bad news for the expensive, current-gen Wii U.
Tue, Apr 09, 2013 | 08:39 BST
Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter has explained in a new interview why he feels Nintendo will never return to its glory days and why the Japanese giant is no longer a good investment.
Tue, Apr 02, 2013 | 02:31 BST
Publisher share prices are on the rise at last, and it’s all thanks to upcoming new hardware, according to industry analyst Michael Pachter.
Tue, Mar 19, 2013 | 09:13 GMT
Long-serving EA CEO John Riccitiello resignation letter was “clearly prompted by the board”, Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter has suggested. It comes as Riccitiello claimed personal responsibility for the company missing financial targets and due to its lowered guidance.
Mon, Mar 11, 2013 | 13:22 GMT
PS4 and Xbox 720 titles will cost $70 at launch. That’s the claim of Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter, who gave a lecture at the SXSW conference on Saturday.
Mon, Mar 11, 2013 | 04:05 GMT
In a presentation at SXSW this weekend, industry analyst Michael Pachter gave his forecast for the next generation, picking Microsoft as a big winner; proving optimistic on Sony’s behalf; and expressing doubst about Nintendo.
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.
Mon, Feb 25, 2013 | 13:20 GMT
Michael Pachter deemed the UK games retail market ‘a joke’ a few weeks ago slamming British retailers’ attempts to undercut each other with incredibly low, unrealistic prices. The Wedbush Morgan analyst has now clarified what he meant in a new interview.
Thu, Feb 21, 2013 | 13:16 GMT
PS4′s reveal was “truly impressive”, according to industry analyst Michael Pachter and his colleagues at Wedbush Morgan. Pachter sent his firm’s report to VG247 this morning, sharing the firm’s insight into Sony’s event.
Wed, Feb 20, 2013 | 11:32 GMT
Battlefield will topple the Call of Duty franchise going into the next generation of consoles, according to Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter.
Tue, Feb 19, 2013 | 05:04 GMT
Industry analyst Michael Pachter has clarified comments from earlier in the week about the Wii U and 3DS, arguing that poor hardware sales will keep software sales low, leading to tough times for the big N.
Mon, Feb 18, 2013 | 21:19 GMT
Wii U was a mistake that Nintendo may not be able to recover from, according to Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter.
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.
Mon, Feb 11, 2013 | 11:28 GMT
Michael Pachter has placed the UK games retail sector as ‘a joke’, in relation to companies pricing games lower than the competition in bid to claim the high street.
Mon, Jan 07, 2013 | 16:41 GMT
This Thursday the NPD Group will publish its December sales report and according to Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter the news will not be cheerful. The decline of Call of Duty and Nintendo’s inability to spark strong sales are just two key areas of concern for the analyst.
Fri, Jan 04, 2013 | 00:37 GMT
Thu, Dec 06, 2012 | 20:30 GMT
During a talk at the Game Monetization Summit analyst Michael Pachter said he doesn’t see Wii U being supported once next gen systems come out; plus, he thinks its possible Activision will buy a majority stake in Take-tow if not buy it outright,