Based in Tokyo, Japan, Quintet was officially founded in April 1989, though the earliest game the company's key people worked on was Legacy of the Wizard
(1987), released by Nihon Falcom
. The company was founded by Tomoyoshi Miyazaki
and Masaya Hashimoto
, who previously worked on Nihon Falcom's Ys
games. Quintets best-known games are three action RPGs that are sometimes grouped in a single Gaia
The name Quintet signifies the five main tasks in the creation of a game; programming, planning, graphics, sound and production.