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Valve Sues Singapore Event Organizer For Failing to Pay Dota 2 Prizes

Valve has filed a lawsuit against a Singapore tournament organizer for allegedly failing to deliver prize money to the winners of two Dota 2 events it held last year. The total amount owed to all parties involved is roughly $750,000, according to the suit. Dot Esports reports that Global Electronic Sports Championship (GESC) ran two Dota 2 minor tournaments last year, GESC Indonesia and GESC Thailand. These events were held in March and May 2018, but by fall of the same year, winning teams had not been paid, nor had…

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Quantic Dream Condemned by French Court for Failing to Meet Security Obligation

[quads id=10] Got a news tip? Is there something you think we should be reporting on? Email news@usgamer.net. In the fallout of last year’s reports on Quantic Dream’s working conditions, one condemnation has already been filed. A statement today from the studio behind Heavy Rain and Detroit: Become Human confirmed it would be compensating an ex-employee for €5000, alongside €2000 in costs, over a breach of “security obligations.” According to the statement and French press (via ResetEra), the Labor Court of Paris ruled that Quantic Dream should have anticipated internal…

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