PlatinumGames has made a reputation for itself with bizarre quirky motion video games like MadWorld and the lately revitalized Fantastic 101. Final yr, the corporate launched Astral Chain for the Nintendo Change and it acquired excessive reward for its stylized motion and fight, main many PS4 customers to ask if it could be headed to Sony’s console. On the time, PlatinumGames developer Kamiya Hideki hinted that it wouldn’t be probably, however right this moment head of studio Atsushi Inaba appeared barely extra optimistic in regards to the prospect, although admitted that it’s half-owned by Nintendo and it’s their name.
In talking with Video Video games Chronicle, Inaba stated:
Within the case of Astral Chain, it’s an IP that’s owned half by Platinum and half by Nintendo. So proper now it simply got here out and it’s too early to say. In the meanwhile we’re simply hoping that it’s a hit for the Nintendo Change and we’ll see the way it goes from there.
In the end it’s Nintendo’s name, not ours. They personal the publishing rights to Astral Chain so actually we’ve no say in that matter. We contemplate The Fantastic 101 an unique case.
At this level, there’s loads of PlatinumGames goodness to get pleasure from on PS4, like Nier: Automata, the upcoming Bayonetta & Vanquish 10th Anniversary Bundle, and the PS4 console unique Babylon’s Fall, which remains to be in growth. And the PS4 is ready to get The Fantastic 101 Remaster because it smashed by means of the backer stretch purpose on Kickstarter.
Astral Chain got here to Nintendo Change in August 2019 and options an intriguing mixture of fast-paced motion fight with detective mechanics. It’s one of many studio’s most original video games, however you’ll must play it on Change, a minimum of for now.
[Source: Video Games Chronicle]