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DFC’s Firehose Package

AUG. 24, 2015 • The new Firehose option from DFC Intelligence allows firms to get all DFC reports, including detailed Excel spreadsheets for a reasonable annual price based on the company’s size and budget. Clients can now have access to the multiple briefs, forecasts and analysis that DFC publishes on a regular basis throughout the […]

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David Cole on Waskul TV

JUNE. 3, 2015 • During the Game Developers Conference in March DFC Intelligence founder and CEO David Cole was interviewed by Steve Waskul. The video of the interview is now available on Waskul.tv. Cole discussed major trends in the game industry and how the emergence of the digital consumer will spark tremendous growth for not only games but also […]

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Leonard Nimoy

MARCH 4, 2015 • Editor’s Note: Last weekend actor and director Leonard Nimoy passed away at the age of 83. Like anyone who loved Star Trek and his character Mr. Spock, his passing leaves me somewhat sad. But I also have my own personal remembrances of the man. Twenty-odd years ago I had the opportunity […]

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Growth Ahead for PC Game HW

DEC. 8, 2014 • According to a major international survey released by DFC Intelligence in conjunction with Raptr, Inc., PC gamers are no strangers to buying premium hardware brands. The recently conducted survey involved nearly 14,000 core PC gamers from around the world, more than three quarters of whom reside outside North America. One of […]

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Jeremy Miller on CNBC

NOV. 12, 2014 • DFC Intelligence senior analyst Jeremy Miller appeared on the CNBC cable network this week. Miller was interviewed about what flagship game franchises are expected to be revenue leaders this holiday season. Miller also discussed what game publishers have the most appealing slates of new releases on console and computers, as well as what […]

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David Cole on CNBC

AUG. 1, 2014 • DFC Intelligence president David Cole appeared on CNBC’s Street Signs Asia show this week. Cole was interviewed about Nintendo Co. Ltd.’s first fiscal quarter financial results. Sales fell 8.4% to ¥74.7 billion ($728.3 million) for the quarter. Nintendo had projected a loss of ¥5.4 billion ($52.6 million), but the shortfall for […]

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SCEA Talks PS4 Success

FEB. 18, 2014 • DFC Intelligence analyst Jeremy Miller attended Sony Computer Entertainment of America’s 2014 Preview event in Santa Monica on February 10. Sony PlayStation vice president of marketing John Koller opened the event with updates and stats on the PlayStation business. Following these remarks Sony provided hands-on demos to upcoming PS Vita, PSN […]

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Has Apple Changed the Rules?

MARCH 12, 2013 • Sometimes life just isn’t fair. You can work and study hard, make the best grades and be praised for all your efforts.  But then some glib, fast-talking upstart with no experience or credentials sweeps in to take your place. That is how it must seem to many of the competitors in […]

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Strong & Weak In the New Order

MARCH 6, 2013 • Technology is an inherently disruptive undertaking. At the very least that disruption is relentlessly incremental, and at most, seriously transformative. The iPhone, for example, made its debut back in 2007, elevated smartphones up to a must-have status with consumers, and as a result, permitted Apple to muscle itself into the games business. […]

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Battling for Entertainment Dollars

MARCH 5, 2013 • As we discussed recently in Can Sony & Nintendo Recover? one of the great ironies of 2012 was that Sony and Nintendo were not able to take advantage of strong consumer excitement over digital devices.  Hardware is clearly not a commodity and this should be good news for game hardware manufacturers […]

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