80% of Nintendo DS owners are 8 to 16 years of age, while Sony PSP players tend to be 16 to 24 years old, according to Wedbush Morgan.
[...] As for the Episodes From Liberty City, the price is indeed fair, but I can only assume that, like myself, the thought of paying 1600 points for a Live title is still frightening. While the stigma against Live titles as being “inferior” is quickly fading, there’s still some of that animosity left. As for the “well-promoted” claim, I certainly saw enough commercials for both Live games, and for a handheld, the DS game got its fair share. Where I think Schachter misses the proverbial “boat” is understanding why both games did not sell well, and this does not require some research firm to figure out. Chinatown Wars was put on a platform where 80% of its owners are between the ages of 8 and 16. [...]