CAG TOP ANALYSTS
Beginning with CAGcast #227, Shipwreck debuted the Top Analyst segment, where each castmember of the show will make a prediction toward the future of the gaming industry and monthly NPDs. Below are the predictions and their result once it is confirmed to be correct, or totally wrong. Correct statements will be highlighted in green, while incorrect statements will be highlighted in red. Month corresponds to when original prediction was made.
Cheapy – Mass Effect 2 for the PS3 will not break the top ten for the January NPDs. - Correct.
Wombat – The number one game for January 2011 will be a game that was released in 2010. – Correct, Call of Duty:Black Ops (released 11/9/10) was the top selling game for January 2011.
Wombat – DC Universe Online cracks the top six in NPD for January 2011. – Wrong, DC Universe debuted at #10 with 195,000 units sold.
Cheapy - Marvel vs. Capcom 3 will not sell as many copies as Bulletstorm for February. - Incorect. MvC3 was no. 2, while Bulletstorm was no. 7.
Cheapy – The cheapest version of the Sony NGP (Vita) will be $249.99. - Correct - The Wifi version of the Vita will retail at $249.99 when it launches this holiday.
Shipwreck - Call of Duty:Black Ops will be the top first person shooter through April 2011. - Feb. - Correct March - Incorrect - Homefront outsold COD:BLOPS April - Correct.
Wombat - For the February NPDs, the sales for Killzone 3 and Bulletstorm will be so close, they will be listed back-to-back. (1-2, 5-6, etc.) -Correct, Bulletstorm was no. 7 and Killzone 3 was no. 8.
Rank the following games in order by sales: Dragon Age 2, Crysis 2, Homefront.
Cheapy - Dragon Age 2, Crysis 2, Homefront - Incorrect.
Shipwreck - Homefront, Dragon Age 2, Crysis 2 - Correct.
Wombat - Dragon Age 2, Homefront, Crysis 2 - Incorrect.
Future Predictions (To be Determined)
Shipwreck – NGP will be no better than the fifth best-selling gaming handheld in America during its first three years.
Shipwreck – The Darkness 2 will be available for $20 within six weeks of it being released.
Feel free to discuss any of the predictions made and if you think they will make the grade or fail miserably. Also if you have any suggestions for predictions for the cast, post it in the thread and maybe they'll use it.
Edited by Panther1484, 07 June 2011 - 02:03 AM.