About Shane Bailey

Your host and fellow addict hails from the Central Coast of Australia, and loves to immerse himself in the world of video games. When he's not playing his Xbox One he's either watching The Newsroom, Mad Men or Legend of Korra. You can find more of his work at doublejump.co and his YouTube channel Gamers Say Thank You.

Ep. 109 – Avengers: Age of Ultron, Toy Story 3, Papers Please – 25th Apr. 2015


It’s finally here! Shane, Jason, Terry & Ben sit down to review Avengers: Age of Ultron. How does the sequel to the action epic fair? Spoilers: it’s not all positive. Shane has also been playing the 2013 indie puzzle game Papers, Please and Ben finally watched Toy Story 3.

Plus the guys make their bets in this year’s Summer Movie Wager: the game where they try to predict the Top 10 grossing films in America for their summer movie season.

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02:53 – Papers, Please
11:46 – Toy Story 3
23:07 – Summer Movie Wager 2015
51:44 – Avengers: Age of Ultron
01:21:39 – Avengers: Age of Ultron SPOILER DISCUSSION

Thanks for listening fellow addicts! Join us next week for our review of Age of Adeline plus some more Pile of Shame reviews including 3:10 To Yuma, Perks of Being A Wallflower and Equilibrium.

Ep. 108 – Dishonored, The Gunman, Guitar Hero Live – 18th Apr. 2015


It’s an action-packed episode this week as the guys review The Gunman, Sean Penn’s latest action flick. Shane has also played some Dishonored, the highly-acclaimed stealth game from 2012, and the guys discuss the latest music game news on Guitar Hero Live and Rock Band 4.

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06:53 – Guitar Hero Live & Rock Band 4
13:20 – Dishonored
27:37 – VS.
36:43 – The Gunman

Thanks for listening fellow addicts! Join us next week for what is sure to be an historic episode as the guys review Avengers: Age of Ultron, Toy Story 3, Papers Please and 3:10 To Yuma, plus they make their predictions in the Summer Movie Wager.

Ep. 107 – Bloodborne, Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD – 11th Apr. 2015


Shane, Jason & Jason gather around the mics this week to talk about a swath of critically acclaimed items. Shane’s dabbled in some indie goodness with Gone Home and The Stanley Parable while Jason H has been playing Bloodborne. They also discuss No Country For Old Men, Stay and Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD.

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06:42 – Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD
17:16 – Bloodborne
38:06 – The Stanley Parable
41:20 – Gone Home
49:55 – Contest of Champions
53:00 – Stay
01:08:00 – No Country For Old Men

Thanks for listening fellow addicts! Join us next week for our reviews of The Gunman, Dishonored, 3:10 To Yuma and much more!

Ep. 106 – Fast & Furious 7, Borderlands: The Handsome Collection – 4th Apr. 2015


It’s an action-packed episode this week as Shane, Jason and Ben invite Nicole Haering back onto the show to review the hotly-anticipated Fast & Furious 7. Shane delves deeper into his Pile of Shame with his thoughts on Snatch, Robin Hood and Margin Call and Jason has been playing Borderlands: The Handsome Collection on his Xbox One.

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01:42 – Borderlands: The Handsome Collection
17:45 – Snatch
25:36 – Robin Hood
29:02 – Margin Call
37:22 – Fast & Furious 7

Thanks for listening fellow addicts! Join us next week for our reviews of Shaun The Sheep, Fire Emblem: Awakening, No Country For Old Men and much more!

Ep. 105 – Cinderella, Frozen Fever, The Company Men – 30th Mar. 2015


It’s a magical episode this week as Shane, Jason, Ben and Terry dive feet first into their reviews of Cinderella and Frozen Fever. Shane’s been playing some Rayman Legends and the 2013 indie title Shelter. He also visits a Pile of Shame film in Chronicle and the guys check out John Wells’ 2010 drama The Company Men, with Ben Affleck, Tommy Lee Jones, Kevin Costner and Chris Cooper.

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02:23 – Rayman Legends
05:22 – Shelter
15:16 – Chronicle
25:18 – Cinderella
48:37 – Frozen Fever
52:14 – The Company Men

Thanks for listening fellow addicts! Join us next week for our reviews of Fast & Furious 7, Fire Emblem: Awakening, Borderlands: The Handsome Collection and much more!

Ep. 104 – House of Cards, Ori and The Blind Forest, Kung Fu Panda – 23rd Mar. 2015


It’s another MEGA-SIZED episode of The Awesome Addiction this week as Shane, Jason and Ben cover all three awesome topics of games, movies and TV shows. Shane and Jason kick things off with talks on Valiant Hearts, Ori and The Blind Forest and Oddworld: Abe’s Odyssey: New & Tasty.

In the second segment, Jason talks about his favourite TV show Banshee while Shane and Ben review the DreamWorks animated film Home. And in the final segment, Shane professes his love for House of Cards while Ben and Jason visit a Pile of Shame film in Kung Fu Panda.

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03:21 – Valiant Hearts
11:12 – Ori and The Blind Forest
19:53 – Home
35:26 – Oddworld: Abe’s Odyssey: New & Tasty
44:52 – Banshee
56:56 – House of Cards
01:12:14 – Kung Fu Panda

Thanks for listening fellow addicts! Join us next week for our reviews of Cinderella, Run All Night and Rayman Legends!

Ep. 103 – Chappie, Focus, Dying Light – 15th Mar. 2015


It’s a crazy show this week as Shane, Jason, Ben and Amy orbit the mics to review some awesome things! In the first segment, Shane catches up on another Pile of Shame film in Red Dragon. Jason H also tells tale of his adventures in the open-world zombie game Dying Light. Then in the second segment Amy jumps in to help the guys review the latest Neil Blomkamp sci-fi film Chappie. And then the guys wrap it all up with the surprisingly good crime dramedy Focus with Will Smith and Margot Robbie.

01:53 – Red Dragon
09:43 – Dying Light
17:53 – Chappie
44:57 – Focus

Thanks for listening fellow addicts! Join us next week for our reviews of Oddworld: Abe’s Odyssey: New & Tasty, Valiant Hearts, Ori and the Blind Forest, Inherent Vice, True Detective, House of Cards, Home and (takes a breath) Manny Lewis.

Ep. 102 – Minecraft, Project Almanac, Jupiter Ascending – 7th Mar. 2015


Shane’s back from Las Vegas and he has plenty of films from his flights to talk about including The Departed, The Artist, Horrible Bosses 2 and the documentary Minecraft: The Story of Mojang. Jason, Terry and Ben join him around the mics to revisit Jupiter Ascending, play a little Survival of The Nerdiest and VS and review the latest sci-fi found-footage film, Project Almanac.

01:09 – Jupiter Ascending
08:46 – The Departed
10:00 – The Artist
12:31 – Horrible Bosses 2
16:25 – Minecraft: The Story of Mojang
24:26 – Survival of The Nerdiest
38:50 – Project Almanac
01:02:42 – VS

Thanks for listening fellow addicts! Join us next week for our reviews of Focus, Chappie, Ori and the Blind Forest and Dying Light.

Ep. 101 – The Order: 1886, Jupiter Ascending, 2015 Oscars Results – 28th Feb. 2015


Episode 101 of The Awesome Addiction kicks straight into high gear with the guys reviewing heavy hitters The Order: 1886 and Tomb Raider. Shane, Jason, Ben and Terry discuss the 87th Academy Awards results and how they each performed in their annual predictions. And to wrap up the show, Shane and Ben give their thoughts on The Wachowskis’ latest sci-fi epic Jupiter Ascending.

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01:56 – Tomb Raider
07:37 – The Order: 1886
22:27 – 2015 Academy Awards Results
38:27 – Jupiter Ascending

Thanks for listening, everyone! Join us next week to hear Shane’s thoughts on the highly-acclaimed drama series True Detective and the lauded 3DS turn-based RPG Fire Emblem: Awakening and the guys’ review of Project Almanac.

EPISODE 100 – Kingsman, Valiant Hearts, Brothers, 2015 Oscar Predictions – 22nd Feb. 2015


It’s a MEGA-SIZED show this week as the whole crew celebrates Episode 100! Shane, Jason, Terry and Ben open the show with some recaps of some movies they’ve seen before discussing the big Spider-Man and Bethesda E3 news and playing a little VS!
In the third segment, Shane is joined by Jason M and Jackie to talk about #IDARB, Valiant Hearts and Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons.
And to wrap it up, the guys make their 2015 Oscar Predictions and review the surprisingly excellent action film Kingsman: The Secret Service!

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01:40 – Unbroken
11:00 – The Gambler
17:25 – The Theory of Everything
23:52 – Spiderman joining the MCU
34:11 – Bethesda coming to E3 2015! Fallout 4?
39:39 – VS.
56:33 – #IDARB
01:01:39 – Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons
01:11:26 – Valiant Hearts
01:27:25 – 2015 Oscar Predictions
01:49:24 – Kingsman: The Secret Service

Thanks for listening, gals and pals! Join us next week for the 2015 Oscar Results and our reviews of The Order 1886 and Jupiter Ascending.