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Microsoft held an imaginatively-named Windows 10 Devices event in New York Oct. 6. While they showed off some impressive new phones, a new Surface and a new Surface laptop, we were most interested in seeing new Hololens stuff.

We were super-impressed with the E3 Minecraft demo and have been salivating for more mind blowingness from the augmented reality helmet.

During today's event, they introduced Project X Ray and for the first time, let us see a wearable 'hologram'.

That's when the robots started bursting through the walls.

As with the Minecraft demo, we find this type of interactivity with the surrounding environment super fascinating.

Unfortunately, it's going to come at a price.

Microsoft set a developer kit price at $3,000, shipping in the first quarter of next year.

Time to start saving pennies.

Destiny's new microtransactions will go to fund free DLC
Via: Kotaku
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This might possibly be the best of both worlds? Maybe?

Yesterday, Kotaku reported on rumors they heard about microtransaction coming to the popular social shooter Destiny. They also talked about Bungie using the money gained through those transactions to fund DLC, allowing the developer to give it away for free.

This is all part of a new plan that could start as early as this month, according to two people familiar with Destiny's development. Rather than sell big expansion packs like they did last year, Bungie is planning on giving out quests and missions for free, sources say. This will likely involve big drops every few months until the fall of 2016 but could also include trickles of smaller stuff throughout the year.

That means the game's next paid expansion will be Destiny 2 in the fall of 2016, as has been known for a while now. That'll be $60.

And then Oct. 6, Bungie confirmed it:

This coming Tuesday, October 13th, Tess Everis will return to The Tower with a new look, a new storefront, and some new items to sell, courtesy of Eververse Trading Company. Initially, Tess will offer eighteen brand new emotes. Like the trio of emotes offered via The Taken King Collector's Edition, these emotes are completely optional, and won't impact the action game in any way.

To acquire these items, you'll first need to pick up some "Silver," a new in-game currency that will be available for purchase through the store associated with your console. Images and descriptions for each available emote, along with pricing information for Silver will be made available Tuesday, October 13th, alongside the launch of the in-game storefront right here on Bungie.net as soon as the content is live.

So if you want to customize your guardian for a small price, you can!

If you want free DLC, you get that too!

If you don't want either, you don't have to worry about it at all!

See, best of both worlds.

Via: Ubisoft
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Remember yesterday, when Ubisoft set up that weird live stream of a cave painting slowly panning back?

Well, following that, they announced the next sequel in the Far Cry series Oct. 6, Far Cry: Primal.

The franchise was one we mentioned as we tried to decipher the mysterious tease and it follows on the heels of 2014's critically-acclaimed Far Cry 4. This time, you're moving form the Himalayas to the Prehistoric.

The trailer looks pretty cool, and seems to show all in-game footage. You take down a mammoth, then fight a saber-toothed tiger before realizing that other humans just might be the real enemy in this unknown land.

It's a neat idea.

Ubisoft also provided this behind the scenes look at what brought the huge developer towards the this specific idea.

Redditor mertzlufft and his dad spent what must have been many hours and countless dollars (quarters? Tokens?) making this basement remodel. That lump you just felt in your throat, by the way, was a condensed ball of pure jealousy. Check out all the pictures below!

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