Today's collection of independent game links include a couple more favorites and picks from 2009, updates, price reductions, and a summary of one-switch games released in the last twenty-four months. (image source)

Nifflas' Games: Saira Price Reduction
"The price of Saira will be reduced to $12. It will be possible to buy two licenses for only $13.5 but this offer will end on January 20. Then the $12 for one license will be the only option."

Adrenaline Vault: Top Casual PC games of 2009
"This is the 10th anniversary for this awards article, making it the longest-running continuous casual games award series anywhere. Reflecting backward over the past decade, while the technical aspects—graphics and sound quality—of the releases have certainly improved since the beginning of this article series, the gameplay has been highly enjoyable from the very beginning."

Gamasutra: The 99 Best Free Games Of 2009
"Creative talents all over the world are out there spinning out downloadable, browser, Flash and Unity games that you can while away enjoyable hours on without having it cost you one red cent. The sheer number and quality of the games available for nothing is a simple testament to just how broad and active the development community outside the corporate AAA space really is at present."

Fire Hose Games: What We Played in 2009
"2009 was an awesome year for games, and we played a lot of them. Here's a recap of the great games we played this year. If you haven't tried them yet, now's your chance."

Way Too Casual: Bye Bye 2009 (audio)
"Way Too Casual is a podcast about Flash games, with bi-weekly episodes focusing on casual gaming news, events, reviews, and lots more. In the latest episode, Joe, John and Dora shares their picks and favorites from 2009."

Cryptic Sea: A New Zero 0.76
"A New Zero is a multiplayer vehicle simulation inspired by Red Baron, Tie Fighter, Mechwarrior 2, Joust, and some other stuff. It is currently in open beta."

OneSwitch.org.uk: All Blogged One Switch Games
One switch games blogged by OneSwitch.org.uk in 2009 (and 2008).