In November, Sean Wargo, who currently works at www.tmsage.com, and formerly worked at NPD approached VG Chartz to learn more about the processes behind VG Chartz. After speaking for a few weeks, VG Chartz administrator asked if Wargo would be up for an interview to shed some light on NPD, and how VG Chartz is perceived on the outside. The text is a slightly edited version of their conversation.
• The market share represented in NPD coverage, i.e., NPD's methodology
• NPD's pricing and main customers
• NPD's coverage in North America as well as Europe, Asia and the rest of the world
• The prospect of the Big Three; who will win win this generation, and how much market share each of Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft will end up getting
• When the Big Three will release their next consoles