Analyst: Sony May Never Break Even On PS3

DFC Intelligence president & senior technology analyst Wanda Meloni spoke at the GameON: Finance 2.0 conference in Toronto, weighing in the major console manufacturers' futures. According to a Gamasutra report from the event in Toronto, Meloni believes that Sony may never » 10/29/08 9:30pm 10/29/08 9:30pm break even on the PlayStation 3 platform…

Nintendo DS Successor By End of Year?

With Nintendo DS sales slowing » 7/31/08 3:40pm 7/31/08 3:40pm in Japan, could Nintendo have a successor waiting in the wings? Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter think so, telling investors in a note that Nintendo "has a new handheld device ready for launch in [Japan] before the end of the calendar year," according to a report from . In fact,…

Interview: Pachter Says Console Sales Still OK, But Expect Holiday…

Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter said that Nintendo's lead over its competitors in hardware sales is no cause for alarm for Sony and Microsoft, even though console sales in the recent month saw declines Xbox 360 and the Wii declining over the month prior. Even though console sales are still within expectations,… » 6/13/08 7:20pm 6/13/08 7:20pm

Truth Behind Xbox 360 "Recall" Is Quite Boring

Microsoft has ranged from mum to cagey on the exact source of the hardware issue that has red ringed thousands upon thousands of Xbox 360s, with Robbie Bach chalking it up to a "a Microsoft design issue." While the President of the company's Entertainment & Devices Division would prefer to leave it at that, a report… » 6/10/08 9:30pm 6/10/08 9:30pm

Analyst: GTA IV To Hit 15 Million This Year

Earlier this year, Hudson Square Research analyst Daniel Ernst issued estimates for Rockstar Games' Grand Theft Auto IV, pegging 2008 sales for the title at 13 million copies. Not a bad take. Analyst analyzers populating the post's comments called that figure into question, with insight ranging from "Durrrr" and "dude… » 6/06/08 5:40pm 6/06/08 5:40pm