Michael Pachter has given has declared what he feels the Nintendo Wii U has to be priced at, if Nintendo want it to actually succeed.
Pachter, who was speaking to CVG, stated that the console has to be priced below $300, with $249 or less being an optimum price point in his eyes. Pachter used a lack of buzz to justify his decision.
"While I agree that the Wii U controller is sufficiently novel and different from traditional controllers, I am not sure that there is a killer app that will drive Wii U adoption the way Wii Sports did for the Wii.
"At E3 I was not particularly impressed with many of the games, and in particular found Sing baffling. I don't understand why I need a tablet to read Karaoke words rather than reading the words on the TV screen instead."
At present, Nintendo have been very closed-off about a price point for the Nintendo Wii U. There's also no concrete release date for the console.