Oculus founder claims he made a VR headset that actually kills you if you die in a game

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The founder of virtual reality (VR) firm Oculus claims he has designed a new headset that can kill you in real life if you die in a game. Palmer Luckey said the device was inspired by Sword Art Online, the Japanese novel series-turned-anime in which players are trapped in an online role-playing game where death in the game means death in the real world because of the killer “NerveGear” headset they wear. Luckey launched Oculus in 2012, before selling it to Facebook for $2 billion (€1.99 billion) in 2014. During his tenure at the helm, he created the Oculus Rift and other VR tech that now under…

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