Quantic Dream released an official response to the recent toxic workplace allegations. The allegations began about Quantic Dream when Studio Founder David Cage and Executive Producer Guillaume de Fondaumière were accused of tolerating racist and sexist behaviour. Cage denied all of the allegations.
Cage called the allegations “ridiculous, absurd and grotesque” and went on to invoke notable relationships as proof he does not tolerate racism or sexism in the workplace.
A reporter found a cache of 600 altered images that were called homophobic and sexcist by those who saw them. These images were brought to Cage’s attention when an employee discovered they had been featured in one of these images.
De Fondaumière flatly denied the allegations. “This is absolutely false.” De Fondaumière continued on to say that “on no evening did any of this happen.”
The official statement was released yesterday and Quantic Dream said:
“Articles published today level various allegations against Quantic Dream, its management and employees.
We categorically deny all of these allegations. Quantic Dream filed a complaint several months ago and further complaints will follow.
We invite interested parties to read the responses of our Employee Representatives and Health & Security Committee to questions submitted by the journalists prior to publication.
Inappropriate conduct or practices have no place at Quantic Dream. We have taken and always will take such grievances very seriously.
We value every single person who works at Quantic Dream. It is of utmost importance to us that we maintain a safe environment that allows us all to channel our shared passion for making video games.”
Quantic Dream is known for incredible games such as: Heavy Rain, Beyond: Two Souls and the upcoming, Detroit: Become Human.
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