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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Attendees wear Oculus Rift HD virtual reality headsets at the Consumer Electronics Show in January. Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Backlash To Facebook Buying Virtual Reality Firm Comes Swiftly


Facebook's purchase of Oculus VR is only a day old, but the founders are already defending themselves against threats of abandonment by game developers.

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