Entries in 'prediction' (23)

DFC predicts GameCube-like sales for Wii U

DFC predicts GameCube-like sales for Wii U

Another analyst has issued a damning verdict on the future fortunes of Nintendo’s Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 21st 2013 at 3:58PM in News
PS4 and Xbox One could ship 10m by March, EA predicts

PS4 and Xbox One could ship 10m by March, EA predicts

The PS4 and Xbox One could easily ship 10m units between them by March next year, EA COO Peter Moore believes.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Oct 30th 2013 at 1:02PM in News
Wii U sold just 460k units in the last six months

Wii U sold just 460k units in the last six months

Nintendo’s latest financial report has revealed more disappointing sales for Nintendo’s Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2013 at 9:39AM in News
Analyst tips Xbox One to win launch window next-gen sales race

Analyst tips Xbox One to win launch window next-gen sales race

Baird Research analyst Colin Sebastian has predicted that Xbox One will enjoy slightly higher launch window unit sales than its rival PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 25th 2013 at 3:56PM in News

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Analyst predicts $1bn Grand Theft Auto V sales in first month

Analyst predicts $1bn Grand Theft Auto V sales in first month

Grand Theft Auto V will generate $1bn in revenue within a month of its launch, analyst firm Baird Equity Research has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 16th 2013 at 4:20PM in News
Pachter predicts PS4 and Xbox One launch prices

Pachter predicts PS4 and Xbox One launch prices

PS4 will launch for $349 and the Xbox One for $399, analyst Michael Pachter has predicted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 4th 2013 at 9:22AM in News
Activision predicts year-on-year decline for Call of Duty

Activision predicts year-on-year decline for Call of Duty

The next Call of Duty – likely to be Modern Warfare 4 – will likely sell less than this year’s Call of Duty: Black Ops II.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 8th 2013 at 2:29PM in News
EA: High Street games retail to become extinct within a decade

EA: High Street games retail to become extinct within a decade

A leading EA executive has predicted the death of High Street games retail within ten years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 22nd 2012 at 8:26AM in News

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Bing Gordon predicts the end of Nintendo's hardware ambitions

Bing Gordon predicts the end of Nintendo's hardware ambitions

Nintendo could be on the way to withdrawing from the console hardware market, according to one of gaming’s most senior executives.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 24th 2012 at 8:26AM in News
Analyst predicts iPad mini launch this October

Analyst predicts iPad mini launch this October

Apple with this October launch an iPad Mini to rival Google’s new Nexus 7, a US analyst has predicted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 2nd 2012 at 3:31PM in News
10 year-old Civilization II game predicts grim future for humanity

10 year-old Civilization II game predicts grim future for humanity

A game of Civilization II that has run for ten years has offered a depressing prediction for humanity’s future.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 15th 2012 at 2:57PM in News
Analyst predicts launch sales of 14m for GTA V

Analyst predicts launch sales of 14m for GTA V

Grand Theft Auto V will sell more during its launch week than predecessor GTA IV sold in its first year, if analyst firm Sterne Agee is correct.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 28th 2012 at 11:01AM in News

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Analyst: Diablo 3 will sell 5 million in year one

Analyst: Diablo 3 will sell 5 million in year one

On the heels of the Diablo III release date announcement, Cowen & Company analyst Doug Creutz has come out to predict the game will sell five million units in ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 16th 2012 at 6:49AM in News
2011 - An industry's hopes

2011 - An industry's hopes

The market may have dipped, but 2010 boasted the biggest entertainment launch of all time, some major reveals and a fair bit of drama, too.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2011 at 12:42PM in News
Ubisoft halves Red Steel 2 forecast

Ubisoft halves Red Steel 2 forecast

The faith publishers put in core games on Wii is once again under strain with news that Ubisoft has drastically downsized its sales expectations for the upcoming Red Steel 2 ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 18th 2010 at 11:28AM in News
EA reclaims top spot in ‘disappointing’ Euro market

EA reclaims top spot in ‘disappointing’ Euro market

Electronic Arts’ senior vice president of European publishing, Jens Uwe Intat, has told MCV that the firm is ‘disappointed’ with the market’s performance in 2009, and that he expects it ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 17th 2009 at 1:40PM in News

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Konami predicts profit slump

Konami predicts profit slump

Ahead of the publication of firm numbers for its current financial year, publisher Konami has issued a stark word of caution to investors, warning them that the numbers are likely ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2009 at 9:54AM in News
Industry readies for 360 price cut

Industry readies for 360 price cut

Microsoft’s ongoing silence concerning its anticipated Xbox 360 price cut may show no signs of abating, but the industry continues to expect an announcement shortly with a number of analysts ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 24th 2009 at 1:15PM in News
Iwata: New games will sell 10m each

Iwata: New games will sell 10m each

Having admitted that both Wii Music and Animal Crossing: Let’s Go To The City have both underperformed at retail, Nintendo president Saturo Iwata has predicted big things for its upcoming ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 10th 2009 at 3:15PM in News
Pachter: PS3 will trump 360 by 2015

Pachter: PS3 will trump 360 by 2015

As part of his report that outlined the true scale of the North American pre-owned software market, Wedbush Morgan’s analyst Michael Pachter has thrown the cat amongst the pigeons by ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 30th 2009 at 1:27PM in News
Casual sector to top $1bn by 2013

Casual sector to top $1bn by 2013

Research and analysis firm Parks Associates has predicted that the annual market value of the “premium casual games business” will exceed $1bn by the year 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 26th 2009 at 10:49AM in News
Iwata: DS could sell 150m

Iwata: DS could sell 150m

Saturo Iwata, the global boss of Nintendo, has stated  to inverstors that he believes the firm’s twin-screened DS handheld could go on to sell over 150 million units worldwide.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 2nd 2009 at 10:45AM in News
Annual losses expected at Sony

Annual losses expected at Sony

PS3 platform holder Sony is expected to post an operating loss of $1.1bn for its financial year ending March 31st, according to Japanese business daily the Nikkei.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2009 at 10:36AM in News