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Michael Pachter Doesn’t Give A Crap About Us Gamers, His Insults Are Unacceptable

Who does this guy think he is? Gamers Voice decided to report Activision to the UK ’s Office of Fair Trade over prevalent issues in the PC and PS3 versions of Black Ops, a good move I must say, but analyst Michael Pachter comes out and liken the group’s actions to something a “cry baby” would do.

Oh really? So we should just take any crap the greedy conglomerates feed us? Pachter, you’re not welcomed here, you remind me of the greedy investors who call Wall Street their home.

The man actually got into a war of words with the advocacy group, then he went on to speak of the “overweight” gaming population in a very unnerving manner.

Nintendo Has “Completely Blown It” With Its Wii2 Strategy Utters Pachter

by Ernice Gilbert on January 21st, 2011, under Michael Pachter, News, Nintendo

Nintendo should have released its Wii 2 since last year says analyst Michael Pachter, adding it’s now too late for the company to make a decent dent in the HD console market, seeing that Sony and Microsoft have the hardcore and online play on lock down.

Kinect Bundles Outsold That Of PS Move 5:1 In December Says Pachter

by Ernice Gilbert on January 14th, 2011, under Hot, Michael Pachter, Microsoft, News, Sony

According to Wedbush analyst Michael Pachter, Microsoft’s Xbox 360 Kinect bundles outsold Sony’s PS3 PS Move bundles by a margin of 5 to 1.

Pachter Bites His Own Lip, Now Says PSP2 “Actually Could Perform Well”

by Ernice Gilbert on December 10th, 2010, under Hot, industry news, Michael Pachter

Right now, I don’t care what you say Pachter, but because you’re the industry’s top gaming analyst, this becomes news…..

There Are No PS Move Or Kinect Shortages, Microsoft And Sony Just Want You To Believe So, Says Pachter

by Ernice Gilbert on November 29th, 2010, under Hot, Michael Pachter, Microsoft, News, Sony

It’s sold out, they claim, both of them, speaking of the PS Move and Xbox 360 Kinect. The two giants, Microsoft and Sony would love you to believe just that, so there could be this feeling that the motion control devices are in extremely high demand.

But is that always the case? Are Move and Kinect hard to find? No, and according to Wedbush Morgan Securities analyst Michael Pachter, “that usually works to spur demand.”

Xbox 360 Will Be The First To See A Price Cut Next Year Says Pachter

by Ernice Gilbert on October 5th, 2010, under Hot, Michael Pachter, Microsoft, News

What’s up with gaming? Good things. I’d say we’re in the best moment of the industry’s history. Big games, massive enhancements, and so much more. In 2011, things will get even better, but according Michael Pachter, Wedbush Morgan Securities analyst and host of Pach-Attack, the big three will have to make some sacrifices, financial ones.

Taliban Controversy Won’t Impact MOH Sales Says Pachter

by Ernice Gilbert on September 3rd, 2010, under Dice, EA, Michael Pachter, News

The world has changed. In the past, playing as any faction, whether terrorist group or legit soldier, once it was a game not much was made out of it. We live in post 9/11 times, however, and things have gotten all the more sensitive.

Yesterday, GameStop said it wouldn’t sell MOH in its stores situated on US Army bases because in the game’s multiplayer, you’re allowed to play as the Taliban. Will it stall sales of the title? According to Wedbush Morgan Securities analyst, Michael Pachter, the game won’t see any “impact”.

For PSN To Be Profitable, PlayStation Plus Needs Millions Of Subcribers Says Pachter

by Ernice Gilbert on August 2nd, 2010, under Michael Pachter, News, Sony

So Sony recently unveiled its new premium PSN service dubbed PlayStation Plus, but according to Wedbush Morgan Securities analyst, Michael Pachter, the company will need 2-3 million subscribers before it sees profit from PSN on a whole.

Pachter Says 3DS Will Sell For $250, Games To Be More Expensive Than Usual

It’s Pachter again, the famed industry analyst has infuriated many a gamer in the past, but also has been right on many issues. That’s why we love him. Now, he’s talking 3DS, and according to him, Nintendo will sell the revolutionary handheld for the asking price of $249 at launch in the US, and the system’s games will see a rise in price, moving from $25 to $29.

For Pachter, Multiplayer Subscription Is Not If But When

I’m sure you can remember Wedbush Morgan Securities analyst, Michael Pachter’s statement recently, after the NPD sales report showed that the gaming industry experienced more declines for the month of June when he and others like himself predicted growth.

For Pachter, 3D Gaming’s Just A “Fad’

Sony and Nintendo are pushing the 3D gaming revolution to new heights, or at least that’s what they think. For Wedbush Morgan Securities analyst, Michael Pachter, though, that thing’s just a fad that will remain just that until 3DTVs become more widespread.

Xbox 360 Slim Accounted For 40% Of Total US Sales Says Pachter

Wedbush Morgan Securities analyst, Michael Pachter, has said recently that the new Xbox 360 made up 40% of total US sales for Microsoft in the month of June.

Activision Must Charge For Call Of Duty Multiplayer Utters Pachter

So, after you’ve taken your hard earned cash and purchased a title for $60 or more, Wedbush Securities analyst, Michael Pachter, believes you should pay an extra fee to play that same game online, citing the recent NPD sales report, which revealed software sales plummeted 15% for the month of June, as the reason for publishers, most notable Activision, to start charging gamers to play Call Of Duty’s multiplayer.

He sees this happening soon, too. In fact as soon as October of this year, when CoD: Black Ops launches.

Pachter Thought Alan Wake Would Be A “BlockBuster”

Well Pachter, things don’t always pan out the way you’d hope now do they? Yes, Alan Wake looked promising and you thought Remedy and Microsoft would have made a killing off of the thriller. After all, the hype train has been building for umpteen years now. But it didn’t, and once more, you’re wrong. The good thing about you, though, is that you’re not afraid to admit you mishaps.

So when you confessed your sins to Industry Gamers, I was pleased. We still love you, you know.

Red Dead Redemption & Super Mario Galaxy 2 To Boost May Game Sales By 11%

by Ernice Gilbert on June 28th, 2010, under Michael Pachter, News, Nintendo

Previously, the May NPD numbers were delayed until July, and come this Thursday, those numbers will be available to the public. Michael Pachter, though, already has his predicting cap on and thinks the industry will see an eleven percent sales spike due to Rockstar’s Red Dead Redemption, and Nintendo’s Super Mario Galaxy 2 experiencing higher than expected sales results.