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John Nagle

Co-founder and CTO, Gyoza Games

John Nagle is a 23+ year veteran of the video game industry, having worked at Iguana Entertainment, Inevitable Entertainment, and contractually on quite a number of PC, console, and mobile games and entertainment products. Also a recognized expert in laser-based 3D machine vision, he has consulted on projects for Boeing, NASA, and the governments of Sweden and Mexico. In 2015, he co-founded Phaser Lock Interactive, a game company focused exclusively on virtual reality. Drawing inspiration from his experience as an airplane, helicopter, and gyroplane pilot, he conceived the game “Final Approach” in May of 2015, and subsequently Final Approach became a highly-acclaimed launch title for the Vive VR headset. In April of 2016, John left Phaser Lock to launch Gyoza Games LLC with new partner John Paul Sommer.

My Sessions

Make Money Making AR/VR

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There is money to be made here! AR/VR technology is advancing rapidly with the tech now starting to stretch into every industry. The consumer market is still very young, but it is growing quickly. The enterprise market is taking off as well. There are many opportunities for developers to charge a premium rate for AR/VR […]

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VR Post-Mortem: Inbound Missile Defense (or How to Create a Quality Product on Limited Time and Budget)

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Having limited resources to develop your game doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice quality. From April to June of 2016, John and John Paul worked feverishly and efficiently to bring Inbound, a quality arcade VR game, to the Vive. Along the way, they developed a very efficient workflow that allowed them to create a game […]

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