Amanita Design's Machinarium


World of Goo: 2D Boy's debut commercial release will be out for the PC and Nintendo Wii on the same day. Unfortunately the game is set to miss its original February 14th release date.


Adventure

ScummVM: This useful virtual machine program for classic adventure games was recently updated to include support for Lure of the Temptress (freeware), Elvira series, and Harlan Ellison's critically-acclaimed I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream.

Nearly Departed: John Green's upcoming freeware adventure game gets a new trailer.


Competitions

3Punge: Screenshots and information for entries in latest Three Minute Game Competition (17th edition) are up.

YoYo Games Competition: According to a very reliable source, the next contest will begin sometime this week or the next.


Development Journals

Metanet's N+: Raigan and Mare will be posting a series of articles for IGN in the coming weeks, leading up to the release of N+ for the XBLA. A preview with new screenshots from the PSP version can be found at PSP Fanboy.

Lila Dreams: The developer journal for Creatrix Games' Kongregate-funded MMO game is up. [GameSetWatch article]


Previews

Ore no Ryomi 3: Vertigo Games will release new information and screenshots from their latest game next week.

Varia: Screenshots from Kairos' upcoming project posted at 64Digits.


Miscellaneous

DAN-BALL: ha55ii's Irritation Stickman and Powder Game were both recently updated.

Reversi: Thomas Weibel has released a Javascript/DHTML remake of this popular strategy game.

IndieFAQs: Distractionware's new site aims to serve the needs of gamers looking for hints or walkthroughs for their favorite indie games.

Let's Play Forums: A new hangout for indie game speed runs.