You can now play Minerbot, where your goal is to dig for ore, the rarer the ore, the higher the score.
Play it here.
Apparently the makers of the Halo franchise have just launched the first phase of what they are calling “Bungie Aerospace” which is they say was created to “help small, independent developers launch their mobile and social games.” I guess the idea is they might help with resources, community, q and a and the like. For more info check here at the Bungie Aerospace site, and here in the official press release
The Independent Games Festival is the longest-running and highest-profile independent video game festival, summit, and showcase, and is now accepting entries to its 14th annual edition, with deadlines in the Main and Student Showcase categories by October 17 and October 31 respectively, and finalists to be announced in January 2012.
More info: Here on the IGF website.