Monday, August 18, 2014

Let's Do The News! (August 18, 2014)

Things we learned so far...

- Tensions in Ferguson, Missouri continue as protesters began throwing molotov cocktails at the cops, forcing them to counterattack with tear gas and rubber bullets. It happened when protesters running through a police command center and refused to stop.

- Comedian Jobert Austria is currently in hot water right now after his failed "suicide attempt" last weekend. He was going to jump through the fifth floor of the Sogo hotel Quezon Avenue branch, reports told, because of the "death threat" he received.

- Over the weekend, ace trainers from various parts of the world have been gathered at Washington D.C. to take on the PokeMon World Championships and for this year, with Pokemon XY as the highlight, ace trainers are battling their way to the top until the winner is named. The winners at this year's PokeMon World Championships are;

PokeMon World Championships 2014

In the Trading Card Game battles:

  • Andrew Estrada on the Masters Division thanks to his Genesect EX and Virizion EX cards that propelled him to the top.
  • USA's Trent Orndoff on the Senior Division with his Trevenant and Accelgor cards.
  • Japan's Haruto Kobayashi at the Junior Division thanks to his Team Plasma deck that crowned him the victor.

In the Video Game battles:

  • Se Jun Park from South Korea on the Masters Division and the Pokemon that made him crowned the victor are Pachirisu, Gothitelle, Gardevoir, Gyarados (with the Gyaradosite armed in order to become Mega Gyarados), Talonflame, and Garchomp.
  • Nikolai Zielinski on the Senior Division thanks to his battle-hardened arsenal of Pokemons ranging from Gyarados, Zapdos, Hydreigon, Garchomp, and the Venusaur equipped with the Venusaurite for Mega Evolution purposes.
  • Japan's Kota Yamamoto on the Junior Division. With Gardevoir, Zapdos, Hydreigon, Garchomp, Aegislash, and Kangaskhan in his fray, he truly bagged this title with honor.
- The Malacañang Palace officials confirmed that the final draft of the Bangsamoro Basic Law will not be submitted today as documentations continue to prepare before submission.

- And now, highlights from their Mexico visit during the Doctor Who World Tour with Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman. The Mexican fans are nuts as they can't wait to be greeted by the 12th Doctor.

- VAULT THAT BORDERLINE! The 4th DLC catalog for the PS3-exclusive THE iDOLM@STER ONE FOR ALL has finally announced and it's set for its August 26th release. For this catalog, you can expect a brand new scenario divided into three sets. Each set costs 1,667 Yen (plus tax) but if you want them all, you'll have to pay 4,612 Yen (plus tax) to get the whole EX Episode 1 set featuring 12 character-specific songs for you to take on. Also, Anzu Futaba from Cinderella Girls will be making a special appearance.

Costumes aside, you can expect new additions like the new Summer Grace One Piece, Shiny Rock Star, Meteorite Shower, and Windy Cherries. The Forever Star and Prima Concerto costumes from iM@S 2 are returned and for the first time on the Playstation3, Punkish Gothic is now added on the list of iM@S OFA DLC costumes!

Also, new songs are featured on this catalog such as the brand new Vault That Borderline! as well as 私たちはずっと…でしょう?, 私はアイドル♡, and I Want.

Vault That Borderline!

- US President Barack Obama states that US air strikes on Iraqi troops' effort to recapture the nation's largest dam were done to protect the US interests in that Middle Eastern country.

- Moments after their live TV engagement, showbiz couple Marian Rivera and Dingdong Dantes announced that they have their wedding set at the end of 2014.


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