Tetsuya Mizuguchi began working at Sega in 1990, where he helped build Megalopolice: Tokyo City Battle for Sega’s AS-1 simulator. His experience working with 3D graphics prepared him to develop Sega Rally Championship for arcades in 1994. Sega Rally 2 followed, before work began on various prototypes and eventually Space Channel 5 for Dreamcast in 1999. He would go on to make Rez (2001) and a sequel to Space Channel 5 before departing Sega to found Q Entertainment, where he would produce Meteos, Every Extend Extra, N3: NinetyNine Nights, Child Of Eden and puzzler Lumines. He departed the studio in 2013 and is now a media lecturer at Tokyo’s Keio University and a free agent.