Tag Archives: michael pachter
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
Mon, Jul 08, 2013 | 06:23 BST
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-Two if not buy it outright.
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.