Entries in 'analyst' (8)

Only PlayStation VR can be a mainstream hit, analyst claims

Only PlayStation VR can be a mainstream hit, analyst claims

Of the three big players entering the VR fold this year, only one has a chance of being a mainstream hit.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 21st 2016 at 11:37AM in News
Analyst expects Sony 'to utterly dominate the rest of the console cycle'

Analyst expects Sony 'to utterly dominate the rest of the console cycle'

The announcement of a £350 RRP for PlayStation VR could mark the game over point in the next-gen console battle.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 16th 2016 at 2:48PM in News
2016 launch for Nintendo NX 'a mistake under any scenario'

2016 launch for Nintendo NX 'a mistake under any scenario'

Analyst DFC has warned Nintendo about what it perceives as the danger of launching the NX console in 2016.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 16th 2016 at 3:27PM in News
Pachter: Nintendo NX is 'doomed' without third-party backing

Pachter: Nintendo NX is 'doomed' without third-party backing

Games industry analyst Michael Pachter has said that third-party support is vital to the success of Nintendo’s next home console.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 17th 2015 at 1:00PM in News

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Pachter: 'King deal is a refreshing move by Activision'

Pachter: 'King deal is a refreshing move by Activision'

Games industry analyst Michael Pachter has praised Activison Blizzard’s purchase of King as a solid strategy for breaking into the mobile market.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 3rd 2015 at 12:56PM in News
IHS: Activision-King deal provides short-term boost, less beneficial in the long run

IHS: Activision-King deal provides short-term boost, less beneficial in the long run

Market analyst IHS Technology has questioned the long-term benefits of Activision Blizzard’s acquisition of Candy Crush firm King.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 3rd 2015 at 10:42AM in News
Two thirds of console games are digital-only

Two thirds of console games are digital-only

A new report has seemingly confirmed a long-running assumption of the industry – boxed games are on the way out.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 11th 2015 at 9:46AM in News
Gaming hardware market worth $67bn last year - JPR

Gaming hardware market worth $67bn last year - JPR

The overall gaming hardware market reached $67bn in 2014, according to new data presented by analyst Jon Peddie Research.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 6th 2015 at 8:38AM in News