Naughty Dog co-founder Jason Rubin joins Oculus VR

Naughty Dog co-founder Jason Rubin joins Oculus VR
James Batchelor

By James Batchelor

June 10th 2014 at 4:31PM

Former THQ president now head of worldwide studios at virtual reality firm

Oculus VR has added industry veteran Jason Rubin to its ranks.

Rubin is perhaps best known as the co-founder of Uncharted developer Naughty Dog and the last president of defunct publisher THQ. He has also served as a game programmer and director on the Crash Bandicoot and Jak & Daxter series.

He takes on the role of head of worldwide studios, and will head up Oculus' first-party content initiatives.

"There have only been a handful of times in my life where I saw something that I knew would change everything," he said. "The awe-inspiring tech Oculus is building is a portal into an incredible world that my daughter will one day consider to be normal. The moment I put it on, I wanted to help define that future."

Rubin is the latest in a string of high-profile hires by Oculus VR, with the most recent being former Valve business director Jason Holtman.

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