Crim, the company run by El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron director Takeyasu Sawaki, has acquired the El Shaddai IP from Ignition Entertainment.
The acquisition, according to Ignition, entails Crim “prequel, sequel, and all other derivative rights of the existing game,” which launched for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in 2011. Crim said it “will work with the entertainment industry to develop a potential El Shaddai business moving forward.”
To commemorate the IP acquisition, Crim will host a celebration event at the Asagaya Loft A in Tokyo on August 12. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and close at 10:30.