Peter Mason tries the Oculus virtual reality headset at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco earlier this year. Some see Facebook's acquisition of the company as a turning point. Jeff Chiu/AP hide caption

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Actor Tamara Bruketta experiences the Oculus VR version of SoundSelf at the E3 gaming conference in Los Angeles. Noah Nelson hide caption

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