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Analyst: GTA V will come in 2012

Grand Theft Auto V will arrive in Take-Two’s financial year 2012 (April 2012 to March 2013) At least that’s according to Janco Partners analyst Mike Hickey, who goes on to predict the game will sell 16m units and generate $750m. According to GameSpot, the analyst also expects BioShock: Infinite to …

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Pre-owned DLC penalty entirely fair

It seems as if every day a new publisher jumps aboard the in-box DLC code bandwagon, and industry analysts have given their full backing to the new payment model. Games such as Mass Effect 2 and Dragon Age: Origins lock pre-owned buyers out of accessing additional content online, whereas upcoming …

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GAME: Analyst paints gloomy picture

Following its recent financial report and the announcement of a fresh spate of store closures, one analyst has issued a worrying outlook for the potential prosperity for the chain. The company’s current trading performance was worse than expected,” Janco Partners’ Mike Hickey stated. The departure of key executives from the …

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Analyst: The Wii bubble is deflating

After a tremendous run of dominance in the games industry, Wii’s bubble might not have burst – but one analyst is claiming that it is certainly deflating. Cowen Group analyst Doug Creutz says that a recent survey from the firm suggests that Wii gamers are buying fewer games for their …

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New Super Mario Bros Wii to top 15m sales

An analyst has predicted that New Super Mario Bros Wii’s lifetime sales will exceed 15 million units. Electronic Entertainment Design and Research’s Jesse Divnich also claimed the Nintendo game will be the biggest selling title of 2009, and expects it to outsell the Xbox 360 edition of Activision Blizzard’s Call …

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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 predicting an Elite price drop in line with industry expectations. I could see a model refresh with the Elite version …

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