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News: Pachter: Nintendo Has Lost Its "Mojo"

Pachter: Nintendo Has Lost Its "Mojo"

Analyst questions why anyone would buy a Wii U

Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter has once again passed judgement on the Wii U, and has delivered perhaps his most damning assessment of Nintendo's console yet. Speaking to ABC's News 10, Pachter questioned why anyone would even consider picking up the console, aside from the (rather significant)...

News: Pachter: "I think Nintendo becomes completely irrelevant"

Pachter: "I think Nintendo becomes completely irrelevant"

Outspoken analyst casts doubt on Nintendo and Wii U's third party appeal

Michael Pachter - Managing Director of Wedbush Securities and someone who can always be relied on to stir up emotions - has made some interesting comments regarding Nintendo at the Digital Game Monetization Summit in San Francisco. Speaking mainly about the state of the games...

News: Pachter Pours Scorn Over Wii U Sales Projections

Pachter Pours Scorn Over Wii U Sales Projections

"Disappointing and unrealistic"

Whenever there are Nintendo-related sales figures to be discussed and dissected, you can almost guarantee that games industry analyst Michael Pachter will have some wisdom to impart. Nintendo recently proclaimed that it intended to shift 5.5 million Wii U consoles before April 2013, along with 24 million units of...

News: Guess What? Michael Pachter Isn't a Fan of The Wii U

Guess What? Michael Pachter Isn't a Fan of The Wii U

Doesn't think third parties will succeed on Nintendo's new console

Wedbush Securities Digital media and electronics analyst Michael Pachter seems to have an odd relationship with Nintendo. He's forever casting doubt on the company's chances, taking any chance he can to stick the boot in and predict naught but doom and gloom for Mario and company...

News: Pachter Thinks Nintendo has Superior First-Party Software

Pachter Thinks Nintendo has Superior First-Party Software

Despite what Xbox CFO thinks

In response to what Xbox chief financial officer Dennis Durkin said about Microsoft's first-party software line-up being "superior" to that of Sony and Nintendo's (as reported by Industry Gamers), Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter has shared his two cents. Speaking to Industry Gamers, Durkin was asked whether Microsoft needed to increase the number..

News: Pachter: Wii U is Too Late, 'Dumbest Name Ever'

Pachter: Wii U is Too Late, 'Dumbest Name Ever'

Pram toppled, toys everywhere

Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter has weighed with his thoughts on Nintendo's E3 revelation of Wii U, and it seems Mr Pachter isn't 100% sold on the console. Speaking to Eurogamer last week, Pachter had this to say: Nintendo won with a very cool console innovation and great 3DS software. While he seems sold on the console's main selling point — the new Wii U..

News: Pachter: Nintendo Should Charge More for 3DS

Pachter: Nintendo Should Charge More for 3DS

$250 is just too cheap

Industry analyst Michael Pachter's already thrown his weight behind 3DS to defeat Sony's forthcoming PSP2 in the next generation of the handheld wars, but he'd certainly feel happier about the machine if it were, you know, just a little more costly. In an interview with Industry Gamers, Pachter stated he believes Nintendo is...

News: Glory Be! Pachter Actually Has Something Nice to Say About 3DS

Glory Be! Pachter Actually Has Something Nice to Say About 3DS

Analyst must have gotten out of bed the right side this morning

Every time Nintendo does or doesn't do anything, well-regarded analyst Michael Pachter almost always has something snide to say about it. The man has forged a career out of shooting down new projects and pouring scorn over potentially exciting games. It seems, though, that when it comes to the 3DS, he's actually quite impressed: The..