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Iwata: New games will sell 10m each

Having admitted that both Wii Music and Animal Crossing: Let’s Go To The City have both underperformed at retail, Nintendo president Saturo Iwata has predicted big things for its upcoming Wii line-up. I believe that Wii Sports Resort, Wii Fit Plus and New Super Mario Bros Wii all have the …

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Pachter: PS3 will trump 360 by 2015

As part of his report that outlined the true scale of the North American pre-owned software market, Wedbush Morgan’s analyst Michael Pachter has thrown the cat amongst the pigeons by predicting that PS3 will ultimately overtake Xbox 360’s install base in this generation of machines. Crediting the Blu-ray alliance’s victory …

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Casual sector to top $1bn by 2013

Research and analysis firm Parks Associates has predicted that the annual market value of the premium casual games business” will exceed $1bn by the year 2013. The boom will be fuelled by the fact that casual games and portals, the report claims, are increasingly seen as viable marketing and distribution …

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Iwata: DS could sell 150m

Saturo Iwata, the global boss of Nintendo, has stated to inverstors that he believes the firm’s twin-screened DS handheld could go on to sell over 150 million units worldwide. ”I don’t think it is appropriate to conclude that DS is reaching its final stages on the market,” Iwata stated, according …

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Annual losses expected at Sony

PS3 platform holder Sony is expected to post an operating loss of $1.1bn for its financial year ending March 31st, according to Japanese business daily the Nikkei. Reuters reports that the loss could be as high as $2.2bn depending on how the next three months pan out for the firm. …

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