Next-Gen.Biz writes: "GameStop execs expect Super Smash Bros. to be a top-five seller in 2008; the current hardware cycle could have major legs; Wii will be in short supply for six more months; and big industry growth will continue indefinitely.
Retailer GameStop held its quarterly earnings call following record revenues in fiscal 2007 of $7.1 billion. Here are the highlights from the call:
On Super Smash Bros. Brawl
Super Smash Bros. Brawl released just after GameStop's fiscal 2007, but the firm has high hopes for the game during 2008.
GameStop CFO David Carlson said, "It should be getting a lot of attention [from the Street]. I would say that it'd most likely be in the top five for the year, if not towards the top of the top five. It's a very significant title, and is selling very well."