Tag Archives: michael pachter
Tue, Nov 27, 2012 | 11:50 GMT
Wii Mini is a very real console that is launching on December 7th, according to the Canadian arm of Best Buy. Some are sitting back in sheer bamboozlement at why Nintendo would want to release another Wii model with Wii U already out Stateside. Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter told VG247 that the reason is simple: it’s still selling big guns.
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.
Fri, Nov 16, 2012 | 12:25 GMT
Nintendo will launch its first officially licensed iOS app in Japan soon, and the move has spurred many questions surrounding the developer’s approach to the Apple’s storefront. Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter has explained to VG247 that should Nintendo fully embrace iOS and launch its back catalogue on the format, the move could prove ‘quite lucrative’, to the potential tune of $300-$400 annually.
Tue, Nov 06, 2012 | 11:09 GMT
THQ published its most recent financial report last night, and the results made for grim reading. The publisher has now hired an accountancy firm to seek “strategic and financing alternatives”, but Wedbush analyst Michael Pachter isn’t convinced the move will be enough to avoid sale or bankruptcy.
Wed, Oct 31, 2012 | 17:19 GMT
Tue, Oct 30, 2012 | 19:39 GMT
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.
Thu, Oct 11, 2012 | 06:55 BST
The Wii U won’t be friendly to third-party publishers, industry analyst Michael Pachter has warned.
Mon, Oct 08, 2012 | 16:39 BST
Xbox 720 or PS4 could be the key to stimulating the declining video game market, according to Wedbush analyst Michael Pachter. His statements come ahead of the NPD releasing yearly market figures that are expected to make for grim reading.
Sat, Sep 22, 2012 | 16:41 BST
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Thu, Aug 16, 2012 | 19:32 BST
EA has buyers interested in acquiring it, if a source close to the New York Post is to be believed.
Wed, Aug 01, 2012 | 23:25 BST
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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.
Wed, Jul 18, 2012 | 16:41 BST
Industry analyst Michael Pachter has said his comments regarding Activision forcing Nintendo to create the Wii U Pro Controller were “an educated guess,” as he was never told by either firm this was the case.
Mon, Jul 16, 2012 | 15:08 BST
Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter has claimed that Wii U’s Pro Controller was only created after Activision threatened to leave Call of Duty off the machine unless it has a traditional input method.
Thu, Jul 12, 2012 | 14:05 BST
2.1 million games were sold at retail in the UK throughout June, down more than 40 percent on the same month in 2011, while revenue raised by UK stores was down from £78.4 million to £48.4 million, a drop of 38 percent.
The number one selling game in June was Ubisoft’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier, followed by LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes, which has so far spent three consecutive weeks at the top of the UK charts.
The grim sales figures come as Wedbush Morgan analyst, Michael Pachter, predicted that US sales during June will be down by around 34% year-on-year.
Tue, Jul 10, 2012 | 21:44 BST
Michael Pachter believes the next Xbox console will have a low price point and charge a monthly service fee, and the console will make having a “smart TV” rather redundant.
Tue, Jul 10, 2012 | 18:22 BST
The director of worldwide technology at Square Enix believes that Sony and Microsoft’s decision to let the current generation of consoles approach its eighth year has been a costly mistake.