Pachter: No Xbox 720 in 2012

A prominent industry analyst believes Microsoft has little interest in replacing its flagship Xbox 360 with a newer console in 2012.



CoD: Modern Wafare 3 is going FTW!

November 2011 is turning out to be an epic months for games, with many of us eagerly awaiting the release of both Elder Scrolls: Skryim and CoD: Modern Warfare 3.

Wii U slammed as 'not a next-gen console'

Influential analyst Michael Pachter has added his voice to the growing list of disses associated with the Wii U.

Analyst says Wii U at least two years late

Industry analyst Michael Pachter has joined the growing ranks of those who remain unimpressed with Nintendo's latest console effort.

Pachter talks Wii 2

After years of no new video game hardware, 2011 is turning into a big year with the 3DS and Sony's NGP. And eyes are beginning to look to the Wii, which vitally needs an upgrade. But will it be too little too late?

Would you spend $250 on a Nintendo 3DS?

So if you had a spare $250, would you choose to spend it on a Nintendo 3DS? Yeah, $250 may be a tidy amount of cash, but less than $300 for a handheld 3D console really seems quite reasonable.

Will GTA V be all that and more?

Sometimes people forget that the video gaming industry is not all about fun and games.

Analyst: Wii 2 tech won't be anything special

Nintendo's performance in this console life cycle can be summed up pretty adequately with these two words: roller coaster. Everyone's curious about where the company will go next, and at least one analyst thinks it won't go above and beyond.

Will Sony's PSP2 be DOA?

A prominent industry analyst believes that Sony's upcoming PSP2 will hit the saturated handheld market DOA - or dead on arrival.

Would you pay $100 a year for Xbox Live?

Would you be willing to cough up $100 a year to access Microsoft’s Xbox Live online service?

Analyst insists multiplayer is going subscription

American folk legend Woody Guthrie once famously said: "Some will rob you with a six gun and [others] with a fountain pen."

Is 3D gaming just a fad?

3D games like Batman: Arkham Asylum definitely rock. But is the rapidly-evolving medium a fad, or does it represent the industry's future?

Should Activision charge for CoD multiplayer?

Should Activision charge for the privilege of playing CoD multiplayer? Well, most of us probably don't think so, but Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter begs to differ.

Analyst recommends PSP price cut

Wedbush analyst Michael Pachter has called on Sony to lower the price of its PSP handheld console so that it can more effectively compete against Nintendo's DS and Apple's iPhone.