Ouya’s developer promotion hits a snag as Sherlock Holmes game loses funding

Last week, the developers of two Kickstarter games for Ouya were accused of crowdfunding fraud, as a small number of first-time backers came forward to pledge large amounts of money — allegedly in order to secure matching funds from Ouya, whose “Free The Games” program is offering $ 1 million in such contributions. Now, one of those projects is no more: Elementary, My Dear Holmes has been suspended, shortly after reaching its $ 50,000 goal. Counting matching funds, that’s over $ 100,000 the developer won’t be receiving now.

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