The best free games to play (GamesRadar)
A six-page article with select indie and freeware games, although some of the titles were mentioned previously on the same site, while others (e.g. Eternal Daughter, 2 BC *) have been around for several years now. There might be a couple of games in it which I'm sure a few of us had missed, so the list could still come in handy for the holidays. (source: Paul Eres)

2008 Puzzle/Sim Game of the Year (GameTunnel)
Nominees and winners for GameTunnel's 2008 Game of the Year in the puzzle and simulation categories have been announced.

Aquaria 1.1.1 for Windows Released for $20
Bit Blot's award-winning debut commercial release is now cheaper by a tenner.

Scrap Collector (messhof)
A new 2D platformer by the developer of Flywrench and You Found a Grappling Hook.

Best Of 2008: Top 5 Indie Games (Gamasutra)
Editors' picks for the top five independent games of 2008, with ten more notable indie games getting honorable mentions.

* BC - before Cave Story