Tag: michael pachter

  • Pachter: PSP2 “Dead On Arrival”, 3DS Not Looking Hot Either

    My readers might wonder why I haven’t reported on the PSP2 yet. My reasoning is because I don’t report harried leaks and other rumours that could – and often do – turn out to be wrong. However, I do report on the industry at large, which means when Wedbush Morgan’s Michael Pachter says something stupid, […]

  • Pachter: Microsoft, Sony Fibbing On Kinect/Move Shortages

    Both Microsoft and Sony have been applying pressure on consumers in a simple, yet historically effective manner: by letting them know if they didn’t get their devices right now, that they would not get them for Christmas, which could lead to crying children who would be scarred for life. Frankly, I didn’t buy it, and […]

  • Pachter Backtracks On Previous Black Ops Predictions, Still Wants Paid Online

    I need to get a job as a stock speculator. These guys get more predictions wrong than weathermen, and yet they still get paid large amounts of money to make said predictions, so long as they readjust their wrong predictions to make more predictions. Such is the case with the latest from Wedbush Securities analyst […]

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops Won’t Outperform Modern Warfare 2, Says Pachter

    Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter has said that while Call of Duty: Black Ops will sell like gangbusters this holiday season, it won’t outperform Modern Warfare 2, nor will it set any records. His reasons: Treyarch’s reputation, and what he perceives to be negative reactions from games press that apparently have already been written. “The […]

  • Michael Pachter: Apple Should Stick To What They Know

    Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter has responded to the speculation that Apple should purchase a company like Sony or Electronic Arts by actually agreeing with my analysis for a change: Apple shouldn’t bother with videogame companies. “I don’t think a video game company acquisition makes sense… if they make an acquisition, they are far more […]