Everyone in the game industry knows the name Tetsuya Mizuguchi. The celebrated creator of works ranging from classic arcade game Sega Rally to innovative hits like Rez, he's an outspoken and thoughtful game creator. But everyone who works in the game industry also knows that no creator works alone.
Reo Yonaga is one of Mizuguchi's most important collaborators. Having been with Mizuguchi since his days at Sega, Yonaga moved to Q Entertainment to work on projects like Lumines, Every Extend Extra and Ninety-Nine Nights.
Gamasutra is pleased to present the only long-form English interview with this up-and-coming game designer published so far.