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Today in Joystiq: January 16, 2008

Ross Miller

Apple's new MacBook Air laptop is thin, sleek, very stylish, but we also imagine very easily lost in a pile of stacked paper. Its gaming capabilities? On par with the MacBook, thanks to the same graphics processor (Intel GMA X3100 with 144MB DDR2 SDRAM). We just hope it'll play Spore. Check out the highlights for today:

Readers pick best webcomic: Synesthesia, revisited
The best of WoW Insider: January 8 - 15, 2008
Today's Monday-is-over video: Garfield, Final Fantasy mash-up

Smash Bros. Brawl delayed: March 9 in US, January 31 in Japan
X3F talks difficulty concerns with Ninja Gaiden II's Itagaki
British Prime Minister worried over knives in video games
Turok demo now due on Xbox Live
See first trailer for Highlander game
THQ acquires Rise of Nations developer Big Huge Games
GTA IV dated 'March 08' in Micro Center ad
Star Trek Online MMO switches to new developer
Twisted Metal: Head On - Extra Twisted Edition stuffed with features
Square Enix (still) eying Western developers for purchase
Make your own Ninja Gaiden II achievements
Video game industry seeks political clout
No more big-budget bombs for Boll
Spore coming to Mac, simultaneous release with PC this year
Call of Duty 4 engages Mac OS X this May
BioShock devs looking for staff with PS3 experience
Vader & Yoda 'naturally' fit into Soul Calibur IV
SingStar players saddened by understocked SingStore
Surprise! Pair of Midway execs leaving
Disney Interactive hires former Atari exec ... stop giggling!
Wii Worms not getting online multiplayer

Rumors & Speculation
Rumor: Hudson working on New Duck Hunt for Wii?
Rumorang: Duke Nukem on XBLA in 'next several months'

Culture & Community
Microsoft's John Schappert to deliver GDC keynote
Nintendo's three GDC sessions: Wii Fit, Wii menu, and Brawl character library
Writer's Guild of America announces nominees for game writing award

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