#Facebook buys Oculus Rift – #Minecraft creator abandons VR plans immediately – an annotated infographic

While Facebook’s acquisition of virtual reality (VR) headset developers Oculus has been hailed as a significant win for the tyrannical social networking behemoth, an equally significant PR besmirching of this coup was landed on it by the developer of the popular construction game Minecraft. On hearing the news from Big Blue HQ, Markus ‘Notch’ Persson announced he was immediately cancelling his plans to develop an Oculus Rift version of Minecraft. The simple reason? One that may be familiar to millions of social networking followers: “Facebook creeps me out”, Persson tweeted. Genius. It’s not only Persson that Facebook’s news has disappointed. … Continue reading #Facebook buys Oculus Rift – #Minecraft creator abandons VR plans immediately – an annotated infographic