Michael Pachter - News

July2016

  • News Outspoken Analyst Has A Good Feeling About The Nintendo NX

    "Let's hope Nintendo get their mojo back"

    Wedbush Securities research analyst Michael Pachter hasn't exactly endeared himself to Nintendo fans over the past few years. He wrote off the Wii U's chances early on and has been famously critical of the Japanese firm - something, it's worth remembering, he's paid to do in his day job, which involves...

June2016

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July2013

  • News 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)...

December2012

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July2011

  • News 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..

June2011

  • News 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...

January2011

  • News 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...

June2010

  • News 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..

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