Michael Pachter Archive

Pachter answers questions on the Wii U

In the latest edition of Pach-Attack, video game analyst Michael Pachter has been answering questions on the Wii U. Have a peek at the video after the break and share your thoughts.

Analysts weigh in on the Wii U’s future

E3 2012 is drawing ever nearer, the last weeks before its arrival can seem like years but before the Wii U is shown at E3 analysts have been giving their predictions. In an interview with Gamer Industry, several analysts have given their opinion on the Wii U and its future, including everyone’s favourite analyst, Michael […]

Pachter: “Nintendo is in disarray”

Love him or hate him, Michael Pachter has been sharing more thoughts on Nintendo’s handling of the Wii U. During his keynote at the Ayzenburg A-list Summit 2012, Pachter mentioned that he believes that Nintendo have “blown it” by not telling people what the price is going to be and that Nintendo have to launch […]

Pachter finds a successful Wii U launch ‘difficult to predict’

It seems that the infamous game industry analyst, Michael Pachter, is back. In a recent interview with IndustryGamers, Pacther expressed difficulty predicting that the Wii U would have a “hugely successful launch”. He said that the reason for his questioning is due to the difficulty of transitioning from this generation’s hardware to the next generation’s, […]

Patcher would be surprised if Wii U was over $399

Everyone’s favorite analyst, Michael Pachter has said that it would surprise him if the Wii U launched with a price that was over $399. He also mentioned that the Wii U price “sweet spot” is $249.99. “It would surprise me a lot if the Wii U cost more than $399.99, and I think that the sweet spot is $249.99. […]

Guitar Hero to make a come back on the Wii U?

Yes, according to industry analyst, Michael Pachter. While speaking to GameTrailers, Pachter mentioned that he had a conversation with “the guy who runs Guitar Hero” at E3. In this conversation the “guy” confirmed that Guitar Hero would be coming to the Wii U. “I walked out with the guy who runs Guitar Hero,” said Pachter. “And I said, […]

Pachter’s Nintendo E3 2011 Predictions

Love him or hate him, industry analyst Michael Pachter has shared his predictions on Nintendo’s E3 2011 conference. In his latest episode, summarised by nintendoeverything.com he shares his thoughts on what will be revealed on the Wii 2/Project Cafe. He predicts that a lot of titles for the Wii 2 will be shown at E3, […]

Pachter: Wii 2 set for 2011 reveal, will be backwards-compatible

Michael Pachter no longer thinks Nintendo’s in trouble, and has adjusted his outlook on their future accordingly.

Pachter: “Wii 2 will be as powerful as PS3 at best.” (and here’s why)

Many people think that Nintendo will one-up the current HD consoles in terms of sheer horsepower with the Wii’s successor. Here’s Pachter’s well-backed opinion to the contrary.