Today's collection of independent game links includes more indie game previews, a couple of development updates, and interviews with developers from around the 'net. (image source) November Update
"While we are shutting down, will continue to operate while InstantAction explores opportunities with potential buyers for Torque."

ACE Team: 2D vs 3D in Rock of Ages
"One of the difficulties of accomplishing the right style in Rock of Ages has been finding how much 2D vs. 3D we would be using in the game. Medieval art doesn't really have any 3D perspective, and if you build it completely in 3D a lot of the charm of the style is lost."

Infinite Ammo Podcast: Kyle Pulver
"Kyle Pulver is part of Retro Affect (Snapshot), and he has created many games on his own as well. If you haven’t already done so, you owe it to yourself to check out his freeware games."

DIYgamer: The Magical Minds Behind Spirits… Spaces of Play
"Seeing as how we’re only days away from the release of the Spaces of Play’s second title, Spirits, we at DIY HQ thought a nice e-sitdown with the auspicious devs would offer some insightful information regarding the game’s and studio’s future."

GameSetWatch: XBLIG Platformer Pits President Against Zombies
"Released a couple days ago to Xbox Live Indie Games by Japanese group 8bits fanatics, Tempura of the Dead has you switching between a submachine gun-toting U.S. President and sword-wielding samurai to fight zombies."

Destructoid: Tempura of the Dead may be the best $3 you'll ever spend
"Tempura of the Dead is incredible in that it feels like it came from an alternate universe where videogame graphics were unable to progress beyond what we had in the '80s but everything else was."

Gamasutra: Pixelante On Eccentric Indie Platformer Fowl Space
"Gamasutra spoke with Pixelante's Eddy Walters about Fowl Space's development, the pros and cons of life as an indie developer, and the team's plans for the future."

dB soundworks: Steambirds iOS Soundtrack
"The Steambirds soundtrack has been re-released. Pay whatever you want for it (even download it for free), there's no minimum amount."