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Xbox partnering with Netflix?

Speaking after a Netflix analyst event in San Francisco, Wedbush Morgan Securities analyst Michael Pachter is convinced that the movie rental company will soon team up with Microsoft over Xbox Live. As reported by GameDaily, Pachter said in a research note: "The company is investing heavily in building its online …

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Countdown to EA/Take Two decision begins

Electronic Arts is just hours away from finding out if it has won over Take Two’s shareholders – and successfully acquired the company. It’s a fascinating time for those that love their numbers; with the big question – will EA CEO John Riccitiello push his bid even higher as time …

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Will EA buy Take Two this week?

Wedbush analyst Michael Pachter has given his verdict on whether EA will end up buying Take Two this week – and so long as the Rockstar parent is ‘reasonable’ he believes it’s likely to go ahead. EA’s $2 billion tender bid for Take Two is set to expire on Friday, …

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Analyst: GTA unlikely to affect EA/Take Two saga

EA isn’t likely to alter its bid for Take Two in the wake of GTA’s exceptional first week of sales – and Take Two shareholders wouldn’t expect them to. That’s according to industry analyst Michael PAchter, who has told MCV that EA CEO John Riccitiello is a very savvy and …

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Pachter: PS3 will ‘win GTA IV battle’

Speaking to Reuters , analyst Michael Pachter has placed his chips on PS3 to ‘win’ the battle with Xbox 360 for GTA IV sales. The title, which is expected to take $400 million in its first week, will directly inspire two million sales of PS3 in 2008, versus half of …

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