Here are a few game development links that I've found interesting during the last few weeks.
How To Use And Abuse The Gaming Press And How The Gaming Press Wants To Use and Abuse You - speech by Kieron Gillen, games journalist, at an indie games conference, on how to get press coverage for your game.
The Java 4K Programming Contest is a Java game contest with a tight size limit. Deadline March 1st, 2006.
Endorphin has recently been released in version 2.5, but I haven't seen it before. It's a very cool technology for combining physics and AI to create very life-like real-time character animation. Check out the demo videos.
This Interview with Microsoft Casual Games
provides some insight into XBox Live Arcade as well as Microsoft's initiative for casual games on
several platforms -- yes, even non-Microsoft platforms!