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Think VR Is a Fad? Doom Creator John Romero Agrees

By July 26, 2014March 24th, 2020Newswires

The id Software co-founder is “excited about VR,” but questions its ability to achieve mainstream popularity.

By Chris Pereira 

Major investments are being made in virtual reality by companies like Facebook (which acquired the Oculus Rift’s developer for $2 billion) and Sony (with Project Morpheus), but not everyone is convinced VR is the future. Doom and Wolfenstein 3D designer John Romero was “blown away” by the Oculus Rift when he first tried it, but he remains unconvinced that VR as it currently exists is the next major innovation.

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