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Analyst: DS and PSP growth 'peaked,' iPhone to drum future growth

DFC Intelligence analyst David Cole thinks that Nintendo and Sony devices will still lead the handheld market by 2014, but that the iPhone/iPod Touch will drive growth, thanks to a little thing called the App Store. IndustryGamers took note of the new report, where the analyst believes that the...

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Wii Warm Up: How do you define a gaming fad?

Despite the fact that it sells like gangbusters week after week, wherever it can be found (except New Zealand), some people still like to argue that the Wii is just a fad. Other people (like the analysts at DFC) believe that the Wii "has the chance to be one of the best selling systems of...

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DFC says Wii to be cause behind $57 billion gaming market in 2009

Hollywood, eat your heart out. It looks like gaming is lined up to be a big money enterprise come next year (as if it isn't already), according to analyst firm DFC Intelligence. David Cole, one of the firm's analysts, thinks that the driving force behind this sharp rise is none other than the Wii....

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DFC predicts $57 billion gaming market in 2009, Wii to drive

The soothsayers at analyst group DFC Intelligence have revised their already rosy outlook for the game industry in 2009, predicting that the market, including consoles, PC and online games, could now reach a mind-blowing $57 billion by next year. DFC foresees that much of this growth will be...

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DFC believes in 2nd place finish for PS3, due to non-FPS players

The analysts at DFC are once again predicting a strong finish for the currently-trailing PS3 system. Compared to the incredible success of the PS2, it appears that PS3 may not be doing as well. However, DFC believes that PS3 will come in a "close second" to Wii. One of the more interesting points...

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Analysts predict console war outcome, fanboys riot in streets

Over at GameDaily, analyst group DFC Intelligence has made a few observations regarding recent trends in the video game industry, and has a prediction for the result of the current-generation "console wars." According to DFC, the Nintendo Wii will ultimately secure its first place position, with...

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DFC predicts bright future for games, dim one for Xbox 360

Another day, another extremely long-range analysis of the video game market's future. This time the prediction comes from DFC Intelligence through a press release stating the total worldwide market for video games could grow to a staggering $47 billion by 2009 (from $33 billion in 2006). DFC...

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Analyst: PSP and DS will outdo home consoles

Don't throw out your handhelds: there's a lot of life left in them. According to an analyst at DFC Intelligence, the ever-expanding market for both DS and PSP will help allow it to beat the current generation systems: "Under the right scenario, by 2011 the combined installed base of the DS and PSP...

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DFC analysts say Sony's PS3 may "end up third"

DFC Intelligence -- a market-forecasting agency -- have recently released their likely scenarios regarding the upcoming war o' consoles. They have an interesting set of scenario guidelines/factors they used in setting up how Sony would turn out. How'd they turn out? They say last third place. But...

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Online gaming to decide next console war?

In their just-published April report, market research and consulting firm DFC Intelligence asks whether the online services associated with the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Nintendo Revolution will be a major factor in the console war between Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo. DFC's take is refreshingly...

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