Publishing and Producing are mostly interchangeable in the gaming industry. Yes, Team Ninja's doing the actual development. But Nintendo's calling the shots here, they're giving the development team money to make the game. The development team answers to Nintendo executives.
That's only true if the developers belong to a publisher, and even then, there are exceptions. In this case, it's not true at all. Nintendo might have bought exclusivity rights for the game release, but that's about it.
They also can't call the shots on a brand like Marvel. Here, Marvel, and by extension Disney, calls all the shots. And remember how they reacted after the Battlefront II debacle with EA?
And my biggest question about the game: Will Zardu Hasselfrau make an appearance?
The Nintendo eShop rating Thread: http://gamrconnect.vgchartz.com/thread.php?id=237454
The Steam/GOG key gifting thread: https://gamrconnect.vgchartz.com/thread/242024/the-steamgog-key-gifting-thread/1/