Rez and Child of Eden creator Tetsuya Mizuguchi is now a professor at a Japanese university.

He's Project Professor of the Graduate School of Media Design at Keio University, to be specific.

At Tokyo Game Show last month Q Entertainment told Eurogamer Mizuguchi had stepped away from games production for the time being, taking on a more delegatory role within Q Entertainment.

Is Mizuguchi finished with game development? According to Keio Media Design, he will "continue to produce games and further expand his expertise in the field of media design and innovative content production".

But we do know that Mizuguchi has retired from the Q Entertainment Board of Directors, as of the end of September. He will continue to support the company as an advisor.

Q Entertainment's last game, Lumines Electronic Symphony for the PlayStation Vita, saw James Mielke step up into the producer's role. Mielke has since left Q Entertainment for Kyoto-based Q Games.

Q Entertainment is itself working on various new projects, and it's looking to capitalize on the popularity of card-battling games in Japan by blending in its own musical expertise in a genre hybrid.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. For more information, go here.

Jump to comments (3)

About the author

Wesley Yin-Poole

Wesley Yin-Poole

Deputy Editor

Wesley is Eurogamer's deputy editor. He likes news, interviews, and more news. He also likes Street Fighter more than anyone can get him to shut up about it.

More articles by Wesley Yin-Poole

Comments (3)

Comments for this article are now closed, but please feel free to continue chatting on the forum!

Hide low-scoring comments


Child of Eden

Adam and Eve it.


Review - Musical mouse turns his attention to Sega's bizarromatic melody-buster-em-up

Rez HD


Xbox Live Games with Gold December lineup announced

Back to the Future! Warhammer: End Times - Verminintide! More!

New Kinect bundle announced

Child of Eden, Kinect Adventures included.