Jay Cohen, who recently left
his position as North American VP of publishing at Ubisoft
, is apparently taking the reigns of MTV and Jerry Bruckheimer's ever-gestating video game initiative. The Cut Scene
reports that "numerous sources" have confirmed that Cohen has taken a job at the studio formed by the two media giants.
This is actually the first murmuring we've heard about the joint venture since it was announced 15 months ago
. No word yet what the next step will be for the studio, but at least they've got a guy at the top who could make Bruckheimer's name mean to games what it does in movies and TV