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The situation surrounding Cooking Mama: Cookstar doesn’t appear to be coming to an end anytime soon. After IP holder Office Create issued a statement earlier today and said it would be exploring legal action, publisher Planet Entertainment has come forward with a new response of its own.

Planet says that “creative differences arose as Cooking Mama: Cookstar was near completion that were outside the scope of our agreement and the game design approved by Office Create.” The company also believes it is within its rights to distribute the game.

Here’s the full statement from Planet:

Why has Cooking Mama: Cookstar been tough to find in stores and why was it removed from the eShop after going live for only a brief time? 1st Playable, the game’s developer, seems to believe it’s due to a legal battle. As for Planet Entertainment – the apparent publisher – it’s another story entirely.

Over on Twitter, Planet Entertainment mentioned that “the whole world is upside down with delays right now” when addressing why Cooking Mama: Cookstar is currently unavailable on Twitter – likely referencing the current situation with the coronavirus. The full statement reads:

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