Where in the world is Palmer Luckey? He's at Machi Asobi, an annual anime event held in Tokushima, cosplaying as Quiet.
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Oculus Rift founder Palmer Luckey, who last year spent a lot of money helping Donald Trump get elected, has since spent a lot of money helping Trump throw some big parties.
As Kotaku noted this week, The Daily Beast reported that Oculus Rift founder Palmer Luckey has been "secretly funding" Nimble America, which it called "an unofficial Donald Trump group dedicated to 'shitposting'". Today, Palmer has commented on Facebook about his involvement.
Following yesterday's news that Oculus founder Palmer Luckey is helping fund a troll army of Trump supporters, several VR developers have decided to pull Oculus support for their titles.
Palmer Luckey, the founder of Oculus Rift, has been keeping busy since he sold the company to Facebook in 2014. One thing he's done to pass the time, as reported by The Daily Beast, is to financially back (and be named Vice President of) a company dedicated to alt-right meme shitposts.
Palmer Luckey has had a busy day on social media. The Oculus CEO started prepping the ground for the aftermath of opening the Rift up to pre-orders yesterday, and he's spent the majority of today fielding queries left, right and centre.
Most of the popular questions are about cost. Luckey's talked about that several times already, but what's slightly more interesting is the follow-up: if you knew the consumer Rift was going to be this expensive, why not release the Rift DK2 to the public?
Oculus, makers of the Oculus Rift VR headset, and ZeniMax, owners of studios like id and Bethesda, are heading to court. It is going to get messy.
After news broke that the Oculus Rift version of Minecraft had been cancelled, many people couldn't help but wonder, just how much of the project was there to cancel, exactly? Was there something there to cancel, even?