Michael Pachter gets his own show on GameTrailers TV

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 23 January 2010 20:57 GMT

pachter

Looks like analyst Michael Pachter has been given his own show on GameTrailers TV.

Here’s the official blurb:

Pachter has broken free and is attacking the internet with his biggest winners and losers of 2009!

Called The Pach Attack, the first episode has Pachter talking about exactly what the blurb says – his opinion of the biggest winners and losers of 09.

His biggest loser: The music genre becauseĀ  The Beatles: Rock Band, GH: Van Halen and Guitar Hero: Metallica “just didn’t capture consumer’s imaginations” and this loss accounted for two-thirds of the decline in game sales in 2009.

He also says that the genre went from a $1.65 billion business to a $875 million one.

The biggest winner? The hardcore gamer because of some of the great titles that came out.

“The big standout for me was Batman: Arkham Asylum,” he said. “That game just came out of nowhere, just kind of in the middle of the year and the hardcore gamer just scored with a game like that.

“We clearly got some other great games: Borderlands, which I was completely wrong about (GASP! – SN), and of course, Modern Warfare 2, which was the big game of the year”.

Seriously. Whether you love him or hate him, it’s worth the watch.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. For more information, go here.

Comments

Headlines

GTTV

  • GTTV heads to Valve headquarters to chat with Newell, talk Steam and CS:GO

    Tonight’s latest episode of GTTV with Geoff Keighley features the host at Valve headquarters speaking with Gabe Newell regarding new updates coming to Steam, Project Greenlight, Big Picture Mode as well as an exclusive trailer from Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Catch a preview of the episode here. It’s also being rumored the episode may discuss with […]

  • GTTV to reveal the Lady Boyle level of Dishonored on tonight's show

    On this week’s episode of GTTV, Geoff Keighley will be revealing the Lady Boyle level of Dishonored, as well as never-before-seen gameplay from Guild Wars 2. The show starts at 1:00 AM EDT, so you may wish to watch it tomorrow when it lands GameTrailers – unless you are insomniacs. You can catch a sneak […]

Michael Pachter

The Pach Attack