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Naughty Dog co-founder and ex-THQ president Jason Rubin joins Oculus VR

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Naughty Dog co-founder and ex-THQ president Jason Rubin joins Oculus VR

Palmer Luckey and Co really are building a super team over at Oculus VR. Soon, there won’t be anyone left for them to hire. It’ll get to the point where they’ll end up just picking people up off the street, bundling them into black vans and then putting them to work. 

Oculus VR’s latest hire is Jason Rubin, co-founder of Naughty Dog and THQ’s last president before the publisher went bankrupt. Rubin’s new position is as head of worldwide studios, leading the company’s first-party content initiatives. 

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THQ is no more; Relic sold to SEGA, Volition to Koch Media, and Homefront to Crytek

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THQ is no more; Relic sold to SEGA, Volition to Koch Media, and Homefront to CrytekThe results of yesterday's auction of THQ have been announced, all the parts have been divvied up, and a letter has been sent out to all THQ employees wishing them luck in their future endeavours and suggesting that they are likely to retain employment with their new employers, though this is not guaranteed.

The new owners are listed below.

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Humble Bundle on THQ partnership: “Rest assured that indie bundles will continue to be an important part of our business”

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Humble Bundle on THQ partnership: “Rest assured that indie bundles will continue to be an important part of our business”It might be that I was watching events unfold from within the fireplace, but my indie-dev-heavy Twitter feed was ablaze last night with jibes about the new THQ Humble Bundle. Because while buyers found themselves subject to a shockingly good deal - and nobody needs a few spare bob right now like THQ - many simply saw the purveyor of all things indie in bed with a major publisher and found their credibility compasses spontaneously exploding.

Now Humble Bundle have talked a little about their agreement with THQ, and RPS have found them unrepentant.

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