What makes someone a video game analyst?

What exactly is a video games analyst? Anyone can claim to be one but who judges whether they are qualified enough to comment? Yesterday UK retailer GAME announced record sales for the first half of the year up 52% based on the same period last year. A financial analyst stated that they believed sales have peaked at which point shares in GAME then plummeted by 14% despite the record sales. offers an alternative opinion believing that sales will rise, attempting to prove that anyone really can be a games market analyst.

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toughNAME3732d ago

ButtonBandits won't be affecting anyone's shares

GiantEnemyCrab3732d ago (Edited 3732d ago )

"What makes someone a video game analyst?"

Someone who can grasp the obvious and then claim it as "insider information".

Someone with a natural ability to be more wrong than right.

mistertwoturbo3731d ago

This just in, "The Wii outsells the PS3/360"

Shhhh... it's insider information