Tag: Michael Pachter

Gaming News Wrap [10 Apr 2015]

News. Games The next Destiny update has a few more features than the ones already known. In the tower, you will be able to wear your helmet, while the second feature is the ability to lock items of gear to prevent accidental dismantling. [More…] It looks like everyone wants a bit of zombies for their game. A recent Bethesda tweet teased…

Pachter: “Vita to die a slow, painful death”

Probably the most famous of all the industry’s analysts, Michael Pachter, believes the PS Vita’s future is all doom and gloom, and that not even the Playstation 4’s connectivity could save it. Speaking to GameInformer, Pachter cites the Sony handheld’s sales as “horrible.” He says the Vita’s 4.2 million units sold last year is a “pretty small number” and that…

Pachter: “Publishers are going to force price drops for Xbox 360 and PS3”

Industry analyst, Michael Patcher is claiming that publishers are going to force Sony and Microsoft to cut the price of Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 next month. DualShockers are citing the latest episode of Bonus Round where Pachter claimed that publishers will threaten to pull support for the two consoles, unless the pricing is dropped. “I think the publishers are…

Pachter: “I don’t know why Iwata is still employed”

Wedbush Morgan’s Michael Pachter has famously not been the most complimentary to Nintendo in the past, and it doesn’t look like he is about to change his ways anytime soon.Pachter, this time, says he does not know why “Iwata is still employed.” GamesIndustry report that Pachter addressed Game Monetization USA Summit attendees, outlining the Wii U’s commercial performance, which he…

Gaming News Wrap [9 Dec 2013]

Good morning gamers. Hope you all had a fabulous weekend. We did – thanks for asking. It was filled with the usual zombie apocalypse planning and a BBBQ (Brain Bar-B-Q). You doomsday planners don’t stand a chance by the way… Our Spike VGX coverage will follow in another article during the course of this morning. Games The Xbox 360 title…

Gaming News Wrap [9 Oct 2013]

Good morning gamers. The gaming news wrap is the human equivalent of zombie food. Tasty. In bite sized chunks. Michael Pachter has suggested that PS4 pre-orders are around 1.5 million. He also thinks Sony will encounter “some supply shortages”. He said a little more about things, and you can read all about it here. In France meanwhile, it appears the PS4…

Gaming News Wrap [21 June 2013]

Morning all you gamers. It’s been another interesting week in gaming hasn’t it? You can thank us for that. We threatened Microsoft with a zombie apocalypse if they didn’t change their policies. Fact. GameStop has sold out on its store allocated Day One Edition Xbox One. They are however, still taking online pre-orders for the console. However, the in-store allocations…

Gaming News Wrap [15 May 2013]

Good morning fair humans.  Shall we take you through the gaming news? It looks like Microsoft is building a greenhouse or a tent to reveal their next generation console.  We would’ve thought they’d hire a Las Vegas casino at least… [via Twitter] Defiance has a host of DLC planned and will be a mixture of free and paid-for content.  The…