Penny Arcade has announced the ten finalists selected for their Independent Games Showcase competition, where all winners will be invited to display their efforts at the upcoming Penny Arcade Expo on September 4th, 2009. The best entries were chosen from over 150 games submitted to only the second PAX 10 competition, which is close to double the original eighty received for the same event last year.

As listed on Gamasutra, the PAX 10 selection are as follows:

CarneyVale: Showtime (Singapore-MIT GAMBIT Games Lab)
Closure (Tyler Glaiel, Jon Schubbe)
Fieldrunners (Subatomic Studios)
Liight (Studio Walljump)
Machinarium (Amanita Design)
Osmos (Hemisphere Games)
Puzzle Bloom (Team Shotgun)
Tag: The Power of Paint (Tag Team)
Trino (Trinoteam)
What is Bothering Carl? (Story Fort)

The PAX 10