Today's collection of independent game links includes more indie game previews, a couple of development updates, and the usual interviews with developers from around the 'net. (image source)

Kotaku: These Guys Make Hard Games
"La Mulana is based on a web game Naramura made ten years ago in his freetime. That game took some player half a year to finish." Oh, Ashcraft... Rescue: The Beagles
"Indie Quest is a column from a man on a mission. That mission? To locate, explore, and reveal the hidden gems of the gaming world: independent games."

Big Download: Bit.Trip Beat coming to the PC 'soon'
"Eurogamer reports that Bit.Trip Beat, the first in the series of music-rhythm games from developer Gaijin Games, will be heading to the PC platform soon. There's no word yet on how much the game will cost on the PC."

Gamasutra: OnLive Opens SDK, Tools To Indie Devs
"Cloud-based gaming service OnLive said this week it would make its SDK and development tools available to indie game developers, as the company announces a weekend-long indie game promotion."

Nitrome: Mystery Game
"We currently have lots of great games both finished and at various stages of production. While you wait for the first of them we thought we would wet your appetite with a tease at something we have in the pipeline."

Basilisk Games: Book II DVD Sale
"For the remainder of September, all Eschalon: Book II DVDs are $20.95. Shipping and handling is $4.00, making the total cost of the DVD the exact same as the digital download."

Joystiq: Limbo was top Summer of Arcade title 'by a long stretch'
"According to Microsoft Games Studios VP Phil Spencer, the number one Summer of Arcade game is Limbo, 'by a long stretch'."