Michael Pachter has been called a lot of things — not all of them repeatable on a family-friendly site such as Nintendo Life — but many of his harshest critics seem to miss the point of what he is actually saying; his job is to ensure that people invest their cash wisely and not to placate over-zealous fans. Nevertheless, his comments generate heat, stir debate and garner an incredible amount of interest — not all of it positive, it has to be said.
Given that his standing among Nintendo fans probably isn't all that great right now, Nintendo Life thought it was high time that Pachter was allowed to put across his own point of view. With that in mind, he graciously agreed to sit down for an interview. What follows is pure Pachter; it's honest and sometimes brutal reading for Nintendo lovers, but the man speaks an awful lot of sense and has an uncanny appreciation for the industry we all love.
Stow away your pitchforks and douse those flaming torches — it's time for a Pach Attack.