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The entirety of the next generation is finally here as Jason Hendrickx and Kim Bender receive their PlayStation 4 consoles and take the time out of their gaming stupor to discuss the box in all of its glory with your host Shane Bailey.
In the second segment, they talk about the games they’ve been playing including Killzone Shadow Fall and Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag.
Catching Fire: 00:00:04:34
Ryse: Son of Rome: 00:34:57
Zoo Tycoon: 00:51:05
HAPPY PLAYSTATION 4 LAUNCH EVERYONE!!!
Even though Sony’s brand new console is out, the guys are yet to get there hands on the console (it’ll hopefully happen before the end of the year).In the meantime, Shane, Jason H, Terry and Ben review the new Hunger Games movie Catching Fire. Shane and Terry have some updated impressions of Ryse: Son of Rome, and Shane has dabbled in some Zoo Tycoon for Xbox One (Check out Shane’s zoo in the video below).
And to wrap up the episode the crew debuts a new segment called VS, inspired by the game of the same name from The Totally Rad Show.
This week the guys review Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt, Cameron Diaz, Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem in the crime thriller The Counselor.
And in the lead up to the next generation, Shane has finished one of the best game of this generation, The Last Of Us, and the crew discuss it in all of its spoiler-ific glory. The guys also give their thoughts on female protagonists in games, interactive story-telling as well as the latest PlayStation announcements of Uncharted coming to PS4 and The Last Of Us DLC.
Thor: The Dark World: 00:02:40 – 00:32:14
About Time: 00:34:05 – 00:54:03
Batman: Arkham Origins: 00:54:41 – 01:29:02
Pokemon X & Y: 01:29:14 – 01:40:45
GTA 5: 01:40:46 – 01:46:02
Heavy Rain:01:46:04 – 01:53:00
It’s a MEGA episode this week, and in an appropriately heroic fashion Shane, Jason H, Ben and Terry kick it off with their thoughts on Marvel’s smashing sequel Thor: The Dark World. In the second segment the guys review Richard Curtis’ About Time.
And in the second half of the show, Jason M and Luke swap in to review Batman: Arkham Origins. The guys also give their final thoughts on GTA 5 and Pokemon X & Y, and Shane dives into his video game Pile of Shame and finally plays Heavy Rain.Thanks once again for taking the time to listen to the show
It’s a trip back in time this week to our childhood as Shane, Jason H and Ben review Pokemon X & Y in all of their nostalgic glory! And In the second segment, Shane dives into his Pile of Shame to watch The Shawshank Redemption; it only took 19 years!
This week on The Awesome Addiction Shane, Jason M, Ben and Terry orbit the microphones once again to review Sandra Bullock and George Clooney in Alfonso Cuarón’s latest film Gravity.In the second segment, the guys update us on their latest thoughts of Grand Theft Auto 5 and how it has all won them over.
And in the final segment, they discuss where Rockstar goes after GTA 5 and the controversy of THAT torture scene!