This is the casual industry news that everyone is talking about today. Reflexive are a casual game portal with a diverse range of casual games and also a few action games thrown into the mix. They have always been a friendly portal for developers.
This acquisition will no doubt mean changes for any developers associated with Reflexive but it could be good news for the whole industry if Amazon successfully increases customer awareness of casual games. You can read more of my thoughts on this matter in my blog.
I'm an Indie game developer with a couple of titles under my belt. I've been programming for 23 years on a variety of platforms. Currently I'm using BlitzMax, which is great.