Microsoft is ready to embrace “migration of gaming off the console”
Nov07

Microsoft is ready to embrace “migration of gaming off the console”

According to professional guesser Michael Pachter, Microsoft could be preparing for a future where Xbox isn’t a console – it’s platform.

Pachter thinks disc-based consoles will be around for decades
Oct01

Pachter thinks disc-based consoles will be around for decades

Digital Distribution is taking over, and future consoles won;t use discs? Not so, says industry analyts Michael Pachter.

Is Pachter silly for saying the console install base will never get bigger?
Sep22

Is Pachter silly for saying the console install base will never get bigger?

Is it the end of the console era? Michael Pachter thinks so, but he might just be a raving lunatic ranting about the end of days.

No new console price cuts at E3, says Pachter
Jun09

No new console price cuts at E3, says Pachter

E3 is coming next week, and with it comes the expectation that Microsoft and Sony might actually lower the prices of their respective consoles. Each system’s been out for over a year, and neither has seen official, permanent price drops – though I don’t personally think we’ll ever see the Xbox One return to its actual price; Microsoft “temporarily” lowered the price, and has seen a significant turnaround in sales. If you’re...
Mass Effect 4 to be released by April 2016?
Apr09

Mass Effect 4 to be released by April 2016?

When is the new Mass Effect coming? Probably within the next 12 months if analysts are to be believed.

The PlayStation 4 is still king in the US
Oct17

The PlayStation 4 is still king in the US

Despite Microsoft giving away free games with consoles in Setpember, the PS4 is still the US sales king.

Xbox head has nice words for Sony
Jun06

Xbox head has nice words for Sony

It’s not about mud slinging in the lead up to E3; sometimes, we can see displays of class and grace.

Pachter thinks Virtual Reality is a fad
Apr25

Pachter thinks Virtual Reality is a fad

The next big thig, Virtual Reality, is just a fad, says Michael Pachter.

Kinect is “irrelevant,” says Pachter
Mar10

Kinect is “irrelevant,” says Pachter

Industry analyst Michael Pachter says Microsoft’s Kinect is “irrelevant”

Pachter says PS Now “Is a joke”
Feb06

Pachter says PS Now “Is a joke”

Sony’s “PlayStation Now” game streaming service is a joke, according to industry analysts.

Pachter can’t believe that Satoru Iwata still has a job
Dec06

Pachter can’t believe that Satoru Iwata still has a job

Michael Pachter steps up the rhetoric by stating that Nintendo should fire their current president

Nintendo will become a “distant third”
Jul05

Nintendo will become a “distant third”

Nintendo won’t win the next generation console race with the Wii U.