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NPD: Pachter Says Console And Handheld Softwares Sales Were Lowest Since May 2000

Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter has revealed via Twitter that both console and handheld software sales were the lowest since May 2000. Nintendo of America announced earlier today that the Nintendo 3DS was the best-selling video game platform in North America during May. Sounds as though it was another terrible month for North American video game retailers. “I can’t/won’t publish […]

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Michael Pachter: Nintendo Avoiding E3 Presentation Is A ‘Good Business Decision’

Famed web-analyst Michael Pachter has given Nintendo fans food for thought in his latest Pach-Attack show. This time, Pachter appears less enthusiastic about sharing his opinions, but today he’s brought Nintendo’s decision to skip their annual E3 presentation to the table, and he cuts straight to the bone. Pachter, answering the question from twitter as to whether Nintendo’s decision to […]

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Michael Pachter: ‘I Don’t Get Japanese Developers’

Renowned Wedbush research analyst Michael Pachter has admitted he doesn’t understand Japanese companies or their motivation for releasing games. The latest Pach-Attack comes after he defended Nintendo’s software strategy, but in a question submitted about a Final Fantasy VII remake from Square Enix, he appears to have slipped back into his age-old ways. Pachter said: “I don’t think Nintendo is […]

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Pachter Says Nintendo Only Sold 80,000 Wii U Consoles In US During February

Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter believes that Nintendo only managed to sell 80,000 Wii U consoles in the United States during the month of February. Pachter says that the original Wii console sold the same amount as its successor during February. Pachter points out that Wii U’s sales were around half of the 165,000 PlayStation 3 units sold last month and were miles […]

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Pachter: Wii U ‘Too Similar’ To Current-Gen Consoles, Could Sell As Few As 30 Million Units Lifetime

Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter delivered a presentation during this year’s South by Southwest (SXSW), which is taking place right now and ends March 17th. During his presentation, partly because he thinks Nintendo’s latest console is ‘too similar’ to current-generation consoles, including the aged Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, Pacther said that the Wii U is likely to sell a […]