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Quintet Company, Limited was founded in 1989 by the former Nihon Falcom employees Tomoyoshi Miyazaki and Masaya Hashimoto, previously best known as the creators of the Ys series. The company's name signifies the five primary tasks in game creation: programming, planning, graphics, sound, and production.

Quintet was most active in the 1990s and had a strong relationship with Enix (now Square Enix), which published their games mostly on the Super Nintendo platform. Quintet's games frequently portrayed a common theme of two entities, one that brings chaos and destruction and the other that controls creation. Several of their games also feature a dog named Turbo.

In 2002, Quintet appears to have gone inactive. They shut down their internet forum due to an "inability" to say anything to frustrated fans wanting news, and the rest of their website followed suit in 2008. Despite this, both Quintet and members of its staff have appeared in the credits of other games in the interim, such as Atelier Iris and Ar tonelico: Melody of Elemia. This, combined with a general unwillingness by anyone connected to the studio to say anything, leaves Quintet's ultimate fate a mystery.


TitlePlatformRelease (JP)
ActRaiserSNESNovember 1990
Soul BlazerSNESJanuary 1992
ActRaiser 2SNESOctober 1993
Illusion of GaiaSNESNovember 1993
RobotrekSNESJuly 1994
TerranigmaSNESOctober 1995
The Granstream SagaPlayStationNovember 1997
Solo CrisisSaturnJanuary 1998
Code RSaturnJuly 1998
Godzilla GenerationsDreamcastNovember 1998
BrightisPlayStationOctober 1999
Planet LaikaPlayStationOctober 1999
Godzilla Generations: Maximum ImpactDreamcastDecember 1999
Simple 1500 Series Vol. 78: The Zero YonPlayStationOctober 2001

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