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Virtual Reality’s Biggest Weakness Could Make It The Next Nintendo Wii

The internet had a good laugh when Palmer Luckey appeared on the cover of Time, looking joyous and fantastically awkward. (I still think every bit of that cover was an intentional, self-aware embracement of the inherent silliness of virtual reality, but regardless, it appears to have backfired…if getting memed can be considered backfiring in 2015.) It was a harsh reminder to the blindly bullish VR industry that, yes, the “looking stupid problem” is still standing in the way between personal, 3-D immersive headsets and their global, Matrix-style domination. ….[READ]