Ridicule of the Day: The Internet Rightfully Mocks Time Magazine’s VR Cover

As the video game industry prepares for what could possibly be a massive shift in the medium, Time magazine revealed its cover story on virtual reality Aug. 6.

Unfortunately, many proponents of the new technology thought it disgraced the upcoming products and was counterproductive to get mainstream VR success.

The Internet just thought it was funny.

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    Here’s the original cover

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    Via Time

    It features Palmer Luckey, the 22-year-old inventor of the Oculus Rift and CEO of the parent company Oculus, which Facebook bought last year for $2 billion.

    Luckey has usually been pretty vocal about the difficulty in touting VR to the mainstream audience. And since the first consumer version of Oculus Rift will release in the beginning of 2016, you’d think he’d not add to that difficulty…

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    In the short times since it’s release, the cover has caused quite a stir among VR enthusiasts

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    To many, this only harkened back to unbelievable technology hype of bygone years

    Even Gears of War creator Cliffy B chimed in:

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    For many others, this was a prime chance to work those Photoshop muscles

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    Hell, some sites even made it easy for people…

    With sexy results…

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    Some of the photoshops hit a little to close to the reality of VR

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    Via Joal0503

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