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Sunday, 14 August 2016

5 Things to know about John Hanke game creators Pokémon Go

Pokémon Go games on Smartphone successful quickly. Creating a popular new gaming experience to people around the world have Niantic Labs is the developer behind the successful, but this is not to mention that it is not John Hanke CEO of Niantic Labs.

5 Things to know about John Hanke, creator of Pokémon Go.

1. End-Administration from the University of California, Berkeley.

John Hanke grown in Texas, graduating Bachelor of University of Texas at Austin, after he learned about business management. The University of California, Berkeley, and graduated with an MBA in 1996 from the branch in 2008, he was appointed Haas School Executive Fellow (Advisor / Ah Gray temporarily) at the University.

2. The Wizard Google Earth.

The idea of ​​Pokémon Go partly inspired from Google on April Fool's Day joke that is. Players can use Google Map, Google Earth has been captured Pokemon.

In 2001 John Hanke founded Startup named Keyhole up to develop Earth Viewer that allows users to see the world in satellite technology and 3-D later, in 2004 Google's acquisition is valued at 35 million dollars. recent Earth Viewer and then improve as Google Earth.

3. have a part in the development of the first MMORPG games.

Pokémon Go is not the first online game developed by John Hanke, he had been part of the team developing the game Meridan 59, a game style MMORPG game.

MMORPG stands for Massive Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game is a game that allows players to interact with multiple people at the same time. By each player will assume the role of virtual characters and communicate with each other through it. The obvious and popular is the game Ragnarok Online, World of Warcraft, etc.

By John Hanke also introduced the idea of ​​MMORPG games such as used by the Pokémon Go is a third division team squad Mystic, Instinct and Valor to clash or fight as well.

4. creator Ingress and style gaming in the real world.

Pokémon Go with the beginning of the game, another game at Ingress John Hanke created in 2012 by the nature of the game will be divided into two parties compete to secure the base of each point (Portal) as much as possible. Map of the game used to be a real map.

This concept has been developed to be used in Pokémon Go was developed by Portal Poke Stops and added features. As a point of interest into various items and Pokemon Egg onwards.

5. He said that Pokémon Go "to the future with realism. Non-virtualized "

Corporate giants like Google and Sony is trying hard to create a virtual John Hanke, but it is believed that the Pokémon Go.   The future is not just a game but a game immersive virtual reality world.

He has said in interviews and comments via Twitter that "people are not made ​​to stay in a dark room with an electronic device. People have to come outside and meet with other people. "

Also goes on to say that the VR will replace the gaming world a reality. But just to experience a virtual world only. (Not out of touch with the outside world, literally).

"It's not just the game that substitute player experience with virtualization. You see, the game Pokémon Go right, although it is a game that is built into the virtual world. It allows players to walk. To meet with friends "- John Hanke said.

John Hanke seen as a laudable one. With the accumulated experience Learn more Combined with the courage to think. And the application of knowledge. The game has evolved Pokémon Go to deliver the gaming experience on the real world has been fantastic.

It takes about 20 years to be completed overnight.

We hope Pokémon Go to the game is constantly evolving, and John Hanke must have a trick to push the game, the game is a Smartphone must have ingested it, of course.

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