NTDOY

smartphone troubles

Has the Pokémon Go Stock Craze Returned to the 1990s?

If you are young, chances are pretty good that you may be a part of the Pokémon Go craze. To an adult who has seen trends for more than a ...
Read Full Story »

Sony Offers Sneak Preview of Latest PlayStation (SNE, MSFT, NTDOY, AAPL)

The latest entry in the line of PlayStations from Sony Corp. (NYSE: SNE) is set for launch this weekend. The company has been touring Japan for the past several weeks ...
Read Full Story »

Sony Playstation Soon to be Free? (SNE, MSFT, ATVI, TTWO, GME, AAPL, NOK, MMI, GOOG, NTDOY, SSNLF)

Game consoles and handheld game players took another shot to the chin today as Sony Corp. (NYSE: SNE) dropped the price of its Playstation 3 console by $50 on both ...
Read Full Story »

Smartphone & Freemium Games Killing Console Competitors? (ATVI, ERTS, TTWO, NTDOY, SNE, MSFT, AAPL, GOOG)

Sales of video games fell by 10% in June according to market research firm NPD Group, from $1.15 billion in June 2010 to $1.03 billion. This past May was even ...
Read Full Story »

Before E3, Activision Blizzard Still Stuck in the Mud (ATVI, ERTS, SNE, GME)

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) is probably looking for anything it can find to drive its share price higher.  Whether it is social gaming or more MMORPG platform games, The ...
Read Full Story »

Sony Game Launch Versus 3D Nintendo (SNE, NTDOY, MSFT, AAPL, GOOG)

A report from Bloomberg this morning has got the online gaming world abuzz. Bloomberg cites "two people with knowledge of the plans" who say that an updated PlayStation Portable, or ...
Read Full Story »

The Best Video Game Stock For 2011 (GME, THQI, ERTS, TTWO, ATVI, MSFT, NTDOY, AAPL)

Video game investing has been the pits lately and a disappointment of the home-bound trade for the recession and recovery.  The fun and cool games have so far not translated ...
Read Full Story »

THQ’s uDraw, A Page Out Of Apple’s Playbook (THQI, AAPL, NTDOY)

THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) may have just taken a page out of the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) playbook.  By creating demand where there has been none, this could be a ...
Read Full Story »

Apple’s Billions, Gaming, and China (AAPL, NTDOY, 7974)

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is reportedly (Reuters) in talks to buy a Chinese software maker named Handseeing, a designer of online games based on Chinese folklore. If this deal occurs, ...
Read Full Story »

Today’s Best Market Rumors (March 24, 2010)

Updated throughout the trading day.... This was out yesterday throughout the day but there have been rumors that Palm, Inc. (NASDAQ: PALM) may ditch the WebOS for Android.  Hardly seems ...
Read Full Story »

Video Game Sector Woes Far Beyond Take-Two, Near-Term Anyway (TTWO, NTDOY, WMT, AMZN, SNE, MSFT, ATVI, ERTS, AAPL)

The video game sector is not improving with the economy.  It seems to not even be getting 'less-bad' with the other sectors that are looking 'less-bad' compared to earlier months.  ...
Read Full Story »

Wii Losing Its Cool & Partners’ Money (NTDOY, MSFT, SNE, GME)

Nintendo (NTDOY) had a major winner on its hands with the Wii gaming system.  Yet no fad lasts forever.  It has been known for some time that the Wii gaming ...
Read Full Story »
burning-money-pic

Video Game Sector Preps For Tough Year-End (GME, SNE, MSFT, ERTS, AMZN, NTDOY, TTWO, ATVI)

The video game sector was supposed to be one of the relative beneficiaries of the recession even if it was not to be entirely immune.  The sector was part of ...
Read Full Story »

Foreign Brands Gone Missing For Investors (NYX, NDAQ, ADDDF, BAESY, AHBIF, LVMHF, NSRGY, NTDOY, RHHBY, LUKOY)

There has been an interesting trend in the globalization movement.  The U.S. has seen some major brands and major companies get acquired by foreign public companies, but suddenly U.S. investors ...
Read Full Story »
Mad_catz_logo

Will the Wii Rescue Mad Catz? (MCZ, NTDOY)

Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (AMEX: MCZ) has been a dismal video game-related stock which never really get off of the ground.  Its annual sales have also not shown any growth ...
Read Full Story »