You'll have to forgive Tim for assuming that Electronic Arts
Oh, and no, I don't fault EA for hopping on late to the Wii bandwagon. Consoles were in short supply, so the size of the potential market shrank over last year's holiday season. Besides, Nintendo marquee titles tend to be in-house Zelda and Super Mario games. EA was there last year with the obligatory Madden and Tiger Woods titles. Now that the platform is validated, it can spend the next few holidays catering to a growing base of Wii users.
Tim takes some shots at EA's valuation. I warned you -- EA is not for vultures. It trades at richer multiples than peers Konami
Tim alludes to the six-year hardware cycles, but EA has never had a problem growing on an annual-cycle basis with its popular EA Sports installments. And now that you can play Medal of Honor on your cell phone, Need for Speed on your Apple
Hear that tapping, Tim? Let EA in to play.
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