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

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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

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

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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

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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.

The Legend of Korra Episode – 13th Feb. 2015

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In the lead up to EPISODE 100, Shane, Nicole and Jason  take this opportunity to dive deep into a full series analysis of The Legend of Korra TV show. Find out why it is one of the greatest TV series ever made and how it breaks ground and makes history in some very real and important ways.

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03:10 – Introduction
12:49 – Book 1: Air
47:35 – Book 2: Spirits
01:19:22 – Book 3: Change
01:58:33 – Book 4: Balance

Thanks for listening to this epic episode, fellow addicts! Tune in next week for our EPISODE 100 Celebration where we’ll be discussing more amazing games, movies and TV shows!

Ep. 099 – The Gambler, Unbroken, Transistor – 9th Feb. 2015

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In the lead up to Episode 100, Shane, Jason and Jason gather around the mics to review some more Oscar-nominated films including Angelina Jolie’s Unbroken and  The Gambler featuring Mark Wahlberg and John Goodman. The guys also talk some Transistor and some Movie Backlog films including The Godfather, 47 Ronin and Fast & Furious 6.

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02:06 – Transistor
08:24 – The Gambler
17:08 – The Godfather
21:43 – 47 Ronin
27:00 – Fast & Furious 6
31:06 – Unbroken

Thanks for listening, fellow addicts! Join us next week for our very special Bonus Episode discussing the entire series of The Legend of Korra! Then join us the following week for our big Episode 100 celebration!

Ep. 098 – The Theory of Everything, Wild, South Park: The Stick of Truth – 31st Jan. 2015

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The Oscar-nominated biopics invade The Awesome Addiction this week as Shane, Jason and Ben review Eddie Redmayne in The Theory of Everything and Reese Witherspoon in Wild. Shane also recounts his brief time with last year’s turn-based RPG South Park: The Stick of Truth.

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04:41 – South Park: The Stick of Truth
13:20 – The Theory of Everything
30:51 – Wild

Thanks for listening, fellow addicts! Join us next week for our reviews of Unbroken, The Gambler and hopefully Foxcatcher and Still Alice!

Ep. 096 – Birdman, Taken 3, Halo 5: Guardians – 19th Jan. 2015

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As we head into the 2015 Oscar Season, there are some great films coming out, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t any stinkers. This week, Shane, Jason, Ben and Terry review the Best Picture-nominated Birdman and the ‘definitely-not-Best-Picture-nominated’ Taken 3. Also, Shane hits another Backlog movie of his in Cars 2 and he and Terry discuss the final week of the Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer beta.

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02:36 – Birdman
30:02 – Cars 2
34:01 – Taken 3
01:05:08 – Halo 5: Guardians

Thank you for listening, awesome addicts! Don’t miss next week’s episode when the guys review Bradley Cooper in American Sniper, South Park: The Stick of Truth and much more!

Ep. 095 – Halo 5: Guardians, Into The Woods, Games of 2015 – 10th Jan. 2015

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2015 is in full swing as Shane, Jason H, Ben and Jason M dive into the musical extravaganza that is Into The Woods. Shane and Jason M dive deeper into the Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer beta and then the gang looks ahead to all the big games coming out in 2015!

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01:55 – Into The Woods
24:36 – Titanic
26:00 – Fast & Furious 5
28:13 – Halo 5: Guardians MP Beta [Second Impressions]
41:35 – Games of 2015

Thanks for listening once again, guys and girls! Tune in next week for our reviews of Birdman and Taken 3 and our final thoughts on the last week of the Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer beta.

Ep. 090 – Nightcrawler, Massive Chalice, The Newsroom – 6th Dec. 2014

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It’s a weird wish-mosh of all things awesome and addictive this week as Shane, Jason H, Ben and Amy gather around the mics once again. In the first segment, Shane talks about his play through in the turn-based strategy early access game of Massive Chalice. Ben hits a Pile of Shame film in Juno and then the gang discusses the latest season of their favourite TV show, The Newsroom. Then to wrap it up, the crew reviews the Jake Gyllenhaal dramatic thriller Nightcrawler.

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02:21 – Massive Chalice
10:53 – Juno
18:10 – The Newsroom
30:54 – Nightcrawler

Thanks for listening, gals and pals! Join us next week as Shane is going to dive into some Call of Duty and Ben and Jason are gonna hit their Pile of Shame with Kung Fu Panda. That and more next weekend!