Internet Reacts to Time Magazine's Goofy Oculus VR Cover

"Time is clearly part of a highly orchestrated conspiracy to kill virtual reality."


The iconic Time Magazine on Thursday revealed its latest cover, showing Oculus VR creator Palmer Luckey wearing his famous virtual reality headset while jumping in the air in front of a beach. It was meant, we have to imagine, to demonstrate how wearing the goggles can transport you wherever you want to go.

The cover is goofy. There is no doubt about that.

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Not longer after it was released this morning, the image was derided on social media. People commented in droves about their dislike for it, with some saying the silly cover could end up hurting the general population's perception of virtual reality. It's also produced some rather excellent Photoshops.

Take a look at some of the images and tweets below.

What do you make of the cover? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

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