NeoSeeker: Gamers have been complaining there is an overall lack of desirable titles for 2009, especially with the overwhelming rush we saw around this time in 2008. Yet analysts say the gaming industry is doing well this fall, even after a year filled with negative financial reports, up until August. Thanks to price cuts and solid products, the US side has cruised through September.
Two leading analysts -- Michael Pachter and Jesse Divnich -- have predicted double-digit growth, which they attribute to games like Batman: Arkham Asylum, Halo 3: ODST, The Beatles: Rockband, and Wii Sports Resort. Bungie's ODST game has already brought in $125 million in sales with 2.5 million copies sold, and that's a definite sign of life in the industry.