Netbooks Could Drive Casual Boom - Analysts

The casual gaming business could look to netbooks - those little tiny wee PCs like the ASUS Eee - to give the genre a boost, according to analysts. I love my little Eee - it is incredibly handy for a blogging from the sofa or carrying about to events - but a games machine it is definitely not. It does do Flash though,… » 11/26/08 4:00pm 11/26/08 4:00pm

Activision Blizzard - World's Most Valuable Video Game Company

Now that Activision and Blizzard have a set a July date for their merger to be put up to final shareholder vote, it's time for the game industry analysts to do what they do best - analyzing. Lazard Capital analyst Colin Sebastian doesn't just think the joining of the two will form a big game company...he says they'll… » 6/11/08 2:00pm 6/11/08 2:00pm

Pachter Earns Financial Times' Number One Award

The Financial Times/StarMine recently awarded Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter the designation of number one Earnings Estimator for the Software sector. As Pachter said, "Please note that there is no 'video games industry' and that my performance is compared to the analysts who cover not only video games, but… » 5/22/08 4:20pm 5/22/08 4:20pm