AUSTIN, Texas -- The University of Texas at Austin announced a partnership with several video-game designers to help establish the UT Videogame Archive.
The university said it will have a fundraiser Sept. 4 featuring video-game industry leaders Richard Garriott, Warren Spector, George Sanger and Bill Bottorff.
The university's Center for American History will have the event the night before the start of the Austin, Texas, Game Developers Conference. The fundraiser will feature live music, a silent and live auction, participatory games including Segway Polo, vintage video games and a catered buffet.
Jimmy Wales, the founder of Wikipedia, one of the most visited websites of the world, is all set to launch a community-developed web search service that would pose challenge to the top-ranked search engines such as Google, Yahoo and others.
Microsoft on Thursday announced that it will cut the price of Xbox 360 HD DVD Player by 10% to US$179, and will add five free high-definition DVD movies to the player, in an effort to boost its sale in midst of the Blu-ray/HD DVD formats war.
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