Entries in 'michael pachter' (10)

A sub-$500 PlayStation VR will 'dominate', analyst claims

A sub-$500 PlayStation VR will 'dominate', analyst claims

The announcement of an $800 RRP for HTC’s Vive SteamVR headset has set the stage for Sony to rule the VR market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 23rd 2016 at 12:00PM in News
'I'm going to call Battlefield 5 as the top selling game for 2016'

'I'm going to call Battlefield 5 as the top selling game for 2016'

Analyst Michael Pachter has said that 2016 presents EA’s best ever opportunity to dethrone Call of Duty from the top of the annual software charts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 22nd 2015 at 2:36PM 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
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

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Pachter: Yes, disc based games and consoles have a long future ahead

Pachter: Yes, disc based games and consoles have a long future ahead

Retail can continue to happily sell disc-based physical video games for at least another 20 years, according to one leading analyst.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2015 at 3:15PM in News
Nintendo 'still in denial about Wii U failure', analyst claims

Nintendo 'still in denial about Wii U failure', analyst claims

Analyst Michael Pachter has continued his long-running criticism of Nintendo with another scathing attack against the platform holder.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2015 at 10:22AM in News
GTA V sales on PS4 and Xbox One should 'pale in comparison' to last-gen

GTA V sales on PS4 and Xbox One should 'pale in comparison' to last-gen

Michael Pachter doesn’t believe the upcoming PS4 and Xbox One version of Grand Theft Auto V will hold a candle to the game’s last-gen performance.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2014 at 3:05PM in News
LGC: Michael Pachter predicts PS4 will outsell Xbox One

LGC: Michael Pachter predicts PS4 will outsell Xbox One

PS4 will beat Xbox One in the next-gen console war, predicts US games analyst Michael Pachter.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 13th 2013 at 5:19PM in News

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Michael Pachter and N'Gai Croal to speak at London Games Conference 2013

Michael Pachter and N'Gai Croal to speak at London Games Conference 2013

Two influential US games execs will speak at the London Games Conference this year.

on Sep 30th 2013 at 11:04AM in News
GameStop has at least "10 years of runway" left, says Pachter

GameStop has at least "10 years of runway" left, says Pachter

GameStop still has at least a full decade in front of it before the digital market puts an end to the retail chain for good, according to Wedbush analyst Michael ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 19th 2013 at 6:52AM in News