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Astral Chain ‘is Nintendo’s IP’ says PlatinumGames

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 31 January 2021 14:30 GMT After the official Astral Chain website changed the copyright listing last week, PlatinumGames has confirmed longer the IP belongs to Nintendo.The 2019 Nintendo Switch game was another well-received PlatinumGames title that was directed by Takahisa Taura, which we lauded as an action masterclass from the esteemed developer.Platinum had stated before that Astral Chain was co-owned by itself and the game’s publisher, Nintendo – though the latter held the game’s publishing rights.Now, in an interview with VGC, studio head Atsushi Inaba said the situation is “as it looks.”“It’s as it is written on the website:…