Yesterday, Direct2Drive announced the five finalists for the Independent Games Festival’s Direct2Drive Vision Award, which recognizes the best indie games as voted by industry experts. The winner of the award receives: A $10,000 cash prize Distribution and promotion on Direct2Drive.com One “major label” license for GameSpy Technology including: Software development …

Deep Silver announced that they will be publishing developer Techland’s oft-delayed Dead Island, wherein a usually-peaceful tropical island becomes the home to a ton of zombies who, because you are actually very delicious, would likely prefer it if you weren’t tanning yourself on the beach. (They like their meat rare.) …

Take an original vampire tale, add best-selling author Charlaine Harris, and toss in a little dark humor, a dash of unique artwork, and a pinch of adventure and send it over to I-play. What do you get from this mouse watering recipe? Dying for Daylight, the new Hidden Object/adventure game …

EA is bringing Monopoly to Facebook with Monopoly Millionaires. It’s free-to-play and can be found on Facebook here. “MONOPOLY has always been a social game that’s made better by the friends you play with,” said Katie Mitic, director of platform and mobile marketing at Facebook. “With MONOPOLY Millionaires, EA and …