Ep. 045 – Her, 47 Ronin – 26th Jan. 2014

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37:36 – 47 Ronin

Happy Australia Day fellow addicts! This week Shane, Jason, Ben and Daniel gather around the microphones to review Spike Jonze’s Her starring Joaquin Phoenix and Scarlett Johansson.

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And in the second segment, Ben gives us his thoughts on 47 Ronin and, to celebrate Australia Day, the guys list their favourite Aussie actors and movies.

Thanks for listening and we’ll see you next week when we review The Wolf of Wall Street, 12 Years A Slave and The Book Thief.

Ep. 035 – The Counselor, The Last Of Us [Ending] – 16th November 2013

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The Last Of Us: 36:20

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.

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Thank you so much for listening to the show and we’ll see you next week for the launch of the XBOX ONE with our hardware impressions and thoughts on launch titles Ryse: Son of Rome and Killer Instinct. Plus Jason H has some Beyond: Two Souls to discuss.

Ep. 034 – [Pile of Shame] Pulp Fiction, Monsters Inc – 9th November 2013

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This week on The Awesome Addiction Shane and Jason H along with Ben and Daniel dive into their Pile of Shame. Jason has finally seen Monsters Inc and Shane finally watches Pulp Fiction.

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Thank you so much for listening to the show and we’ll see you next week for our reviews of The Counselor and Shane finally finishes The Last Of Us.

Ep. 022 – Elysium, Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons – 17th August 2013

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The Awesome Addiction welcomes back the triumphant return of Jason Hendrickx and Daniel Perry. The two join Shane, Ben and Jason M. to review Neil Blomkamp’s next sci-fi outing in Elysium.ElysiumShane and Jason H. also give their thoughts on Starbreeze Studio’s single player co-op game, Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, and everyone has something to say about the Grand Theft Auto Online reveal.Brothers-A-Tale-of-Two-Sons-Splash-Image-1024x576And in the final segment, Shane has finally watched In Time and Ben has finally watched How To Train Your Dragon, and both films get a healthy dose of discussion. The show wraps up with another round of The Quick Fix.

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Join us next week for all the latest Xbox One and PS4 news out of Gamescom 2013 and the review of Matt Damon and Michael Douglas in Behind The Candelabra.Thanks for listening and we’ll see you next week :)

Ep. 015 – Man Of Steel, Deadpool, The Witcher – 29th June 2013

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To tackle the giant film that is Man Of Steel, The Awesome Addicts bring in the cavalry! Your hosts Shane and Jason and are joined by Terry Fear, Jason Mirah, Ben Stapylton and Daniel Perry to discuss Zack Snyder’s latest piece.

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They also discuss Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon, Deadpool, The Witcher series, League of Legends and World of Tanks. They also spend quite some time discussing the recent controversy of Saint’s Row IV and State of Decay being refused classification in Australia despite the recently introduced R18+ classification.

Don’t forget to checkout Jason’s Closed Captions Review of Limbo as well.

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Thanks again for listening and we’ll see you next week.

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Ep. 010 – XBOX ONE Reveal, Metro Last Light – 25th May 2013

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To celebrate reaching episode 10, Shane, Jason H. and Daniel dedicate the first two segments this week to discussing the Xbox One in all of its controversial glory.

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And in the final segment, the guys discuss Metro: Last Light, some more Skulls of The Shogun and Alan Wake: American Nightmare.

Also, congratulations to Gen Gashi for winning the $30 Amazon Gift Card. For your chance to be a part of any competitions we run, head over to facebook.com/theawesomeaddiction and ‘Like’ our page.

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You can also subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and it’ll automatically download for you each week.

Thanks again for joining us for 10 episodes. We hope to bring you many more.

Ep. 006 – Iron Man 3, Tomb Raider, Summer Movie Wager – 28th April 2013

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Iron Man 3 gets the spotlight in the first segment of this week’s episode. Could it possibly disappoint? In the second segment, the guys discuss their thoughts on the imminent unveiling of the next generation Xbox, Call of Duty: Ghosts and Tomb Raider. And in the final segment, they’ve made their picks for the Summer Movie Wager.

If you’d like to WIN a $30 Gift Card for JB Hi-Fi or Amazon.com simply make your picks for the Summer Movie Wager on our Facebook page. While you’re there, simply ‘like’ the page and ‘tag’ yourself in the picture you see below that’s on our timeline and you’ll be in the running to WIN another $30 Gift Card being given away on Episode 10.

Thanks for listening :)

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Ep. 002 – Bioshock Infinite, A Good Day To Die Hard, Starcraft II: Heart of The Swarm – 30th March 2013

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This week’s episode is oozing so much awesome that the guys needed to call in 3 special guest speakers just to cover it all. For most of the podcast, host Shane Bailey and co-host Jason Hendrickx are joined by good friends Daniel Perry and Jason Mirah to discuss Bioshock Infinite, Gears of War: Judgment and Starcraft II: Heart of The Swarm among other games.

But for the second segment, we go back in time (by 4 days) to when Shane, Jason and 3rd special guest Terry Fear just walked out of a screening of A Good Day To Die Hard and we hear their thoughts on John McClane’s latest adventure, as well as what they think makes a great action movie.

And in the final segment, the guys turn their attention to GDC 2013 and discuss some big game reveals that hit this past week such as Battlefield 4 and Metal Gear Solid V. Get addicted!

Don’t forget to head to our Facebook page and let us know what you think of Bioshock, Gears, Die Hard, Starcraft and everything else. Also, subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and feel free to review and rate the podcast while you’re there. See you next week!