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

Naughty Dog co-founder Jason Rubin joins Oculus VR

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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