Analyst News


Analyst: Move and Kinect Shortages Artificial

By Brian Leahy, Nov 29, 2010 4:30pm PST

In answering a question about retail shortages of Sony's PlayStation Move and Microsoft's Kinect, Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter has told...


"yeah, in whch case that makes you the same as the moonlanding conspiracists. "

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Analyst Predicts Slow Adoption of Digital Distribution, Extended Console Cycle

By Nick Breckon, Jun 30, 2009 1:01pm PDT

In a research note circulated today, Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter predicts that the current console cycle will not expire until 2013 at...


"I bought one of the Arcade compilation discs used for $3.99 at Gamestop. It saved me about $20 ..."

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Analyst: The Lost and Damned to Top 2 Million Downloads This Year

By Nick Breckon, Mar 06, 2009 11:47am PST

Rockstar's downloadable Grand Theft Auto IV expansion The Lost and Damned will break the 2 million download mark this year, according to Wedbush...


"I think it's time for a tease about the next round of DLC. After playing about half through ..."

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Analyst: 'Nintendo Saved Christmas'

By Nick Breckon, Jan 12, 2009 5:15pm PST

EEDAR games industry analyst Jesse Divnich believes that Nintendo's strong holiday sales were the only reason the industry avoided the full effects...


"Its fun because they just got it. I loved my wii for the first 6 months I had it too. It's not ..."

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Analyst: Guitar Hero 'Has Not Peaked'

By Chris Faylor, Dec 17, 2008 2:37pm PST

While relatively sluggish sales of Guitar Hero World Tour has some convinced that the music game series has peaked, Signal Hills analyst Todd...


"Guitar Hero sales have peaked? Maybe what has peaked is people's demand for plastic ..."

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Analyst: Weak Sales of Mirror's Edge, Rock Band 2 Could Mean More EA Cuts

By Nick Breckon, Dec 08, 2008 7:40pm PST

Electronic Arts titles such as Mirror's Edge, Rock Band 2 and Need for Speed Undercover are expected to underperform this holiday season, and could...


"Agreed. Here's to innovation from a major publisher, finally. And then it takes a crap ..."

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Analysts Clarify Math: 20% of Games are Profitable

By Nick Breckon, Nov 24, 2008 3:50pm PST

Following claims by Electronic Entertainment Design and Research (EEDAR) president Geoffrey Zatkin that just 4% of videogames make a profit, an...


"Yea. I caught that too. Some of those other 80% that release might be making small profits or ..."

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