Ep. 086 – Interstellar, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, The Evil Within – 8th Nov. 2014

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It’s another blockbuster episode this week as Shane, Jason H, Jason M and Terry orbit the mics to review several games including Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, The Evil Within, Fantasia: Music Evolved and more!

Then buckle in for a discussion of galactic proportions as the guys attempt to review Interstellar, a sci-fi epic that has the crew very divided.

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01:18 – The Evil Within
18:35 – Fantasia: Music Evolved
24:17 – Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
34:38 – Steamworld Dig
39:43 – Interstellar
01:07:37 – Interstellar SPOILERS

Thanks for listening once again, awesome addicts! Be sure to subscribe to the podcast to catch our thoughts on Halo: The Master Chief Collection, Sunset Overdrive and John Wick.

Ep. 085 – PAX Australia 2014 – 3rd Nov. 2014

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The guys trip it down to Melbourne this week for PAX Australia 2014! Join Shane, Jason H, Jason M, Terry and now-official PAX Correspondent Adam Rida as they discuss the latest and greatest games from the show floor!

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From AAA titles to indie darlings, from console classics to the latest tabletop experiences, the guys spend a whole 3 days covering the whole damn thing! Plus Shane and Jason H interview some Aussie indie devs from the show floor including League of Geeks, Cardboard Keep and Thomas Janson.

Thanks for listing guys! Join us next week for our reviews of Interstellar, Fantasia: Music Evolved, The Evil Within and much more!

Ep. 077 – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Boyhood, Summer Movie Wager – 8th Sept. 2014

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It’s all about the movies this week as Shane, Jason H, Jason M and Ben orbit the mics to review Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in the first segment. Cowabunga!
Screen Shot 2014-09-08 at 10.28.53 amIn the second segment, the guys review a film that can only be described as a piece of cinematic history: the 12 year epic, Boyhood.

And in the final segment, they discuss the results of the Summer Movie Wager (which you can listen to here) before rounding it out with another round of Survival of The Nerdiest and everyone’s favourite game, VS!
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02:59 – TMNT
25:58 – Boyhood
52:29 – Summer Movie Wager Results
01:05:27 – Survival of The Nerdiest
01:11:51 – VS.

Thanks for listening gals and pals! We’re diving into Bungie’s Destiny next week while Mr. Hendrickx and Ben are hitting up a Pile of Shame film of their’s, The Great Escape.

Ep. 073 – Guardians of The Galaxy, VS, Survival of The Nerdiest – 10th Aug. 2014

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In one of our best episodes yet, Shane, Jason H, Jason M and Ben review Marvel’s latest sci-fi epic Guardians of The Galaxy. How does it compare to Marvel’s latest accomplishments?

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And in the second segment, the guys play our favourite game, VS, followed by our newest invention Survival of The Nerdiest. Can Jason Mirah defend his title?

02:41 – Guardians of The Galaxy review
29:14 – VS
43:00 – Survival of The Nerdiest

Thanks for listening fellow addicts! Subscribe to the podcast and join us again next week when we review Hundred Foot Journey, Ben’s Pile of Shame film, Mulan, and much more!

Ep. 068 – Jersey Boys, How To Train Your Dragon 2, Nymphomaniac Pt. 2 – 5th July 2014

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Shane makes his triumphant return to the host’s chair and to celebrate he recounts some of his trip, including his thoughts on Disneyland and House of Cards, to Jason H, Ben and Jason M in this fun filled episode.

In the first segment, The Animazing Jason Mirah has played the 2013 indie darling Gone Home and the guys return to the much loved game of VS.

In the second segment, Shane and Ben give their thoughts on Clint Eastwood’s latest film Jersey Boys and to wrap it up the guys review Part Two of Nymphomaniac and Shane catches us up with his thoughts on How To Train Your Dragon 2.

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06:21 – House of Cards
11:02 – Gone Home
19:30 – VS.
26:58 – Jersey Boys
49:57 – Nymphomaniac Pt. 2
01:02:50 – How To Train Your Dragon 2

Thank you so much for listening fellow addicts! Join us next week for our talk on Dawn of The Planet of The Apes, Inside Llewyn Davis and Super TIME Force!

Ep. 065 – E3 2014, The Fault In Our Stars, Edge of Tomorrow – 14th June 2014

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Welcome to a HUUUGE episode this week on The Awesome Addiction, so kick back, relax and listen to our amazing voices as we cover some interesting and exciting games and movies.

In the first segment Jason H, Jason M and the Sisters Haering (Megan and Nicole) discuss every gamer’s favourite time of the year, the Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3 in all of it’s glory. From announcements like Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, The Halo: Master Chief Collection to Rainbow Six: Siege, Call of Duty: Andvanced Warfare and White Night and Abzu, the guys discuss the highlights and disappointments of this year’s biggest gaming event. Also, are you missing the sound of Shane’s voice, we are too so we have a special surprise for you: Shane sends us a message from his European holiday to give his thoughts and ideas for this year’s E3!

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In the second segment we get our tissues and handkerchief’s ready as Jason H, Ben, Terry and Megan review the movie adaptation of Jon Green’s novel, The Fault In Our Stars starring Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort. Was it the tear-fest it is hyped up to be??

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The movie madness continues as Jason H, Ben, Terry and Megan review the new Doug Liman action, sic-fi film, Edge of Tomorrow starring the amazing, the phenomenal, the brilliant, the “Cruise Missile” himself, Tom Cruise and the beautiful and talented Emily Blunt. Was it a brilliant film or was it a disappointment?? Spoilers: It was awesome!

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1:20:22 – Shane’s Message
1:24:53 – The Fault In Our Stars
1:46:52 – Edge of Tomorrow

Thanks for listening to our epic show this week fellow Addicts. Stay tuned next week as we review some exciting new movies and games including the new Dreamworks film How To Train Your Dragon 2.

 

Ep 061 – Godzilla, Child of Light, Bad Neighbours, Prof. Layton vs. Phoenix Wright – 17th May 2014

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It’s an episode of monstrous proportions this week as we have the largest cast behind the mics of any episode so far!

In the very first segment, Shane, Jason H and Jason M welcome Megan Haering to the show to discuss the beautiful turn-based RPG Child of Light.

In the second segment, we swap out the Jasons with returning champion Jackie Lowe and first-timer Kia Pugh to review Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney on 3DS.

In the third segment, Mr. Movies Ben Stapylton joins the fray to review Godzilla and then in the last segment The Dulcet Tones Terry Fear jumps in to help Shane review Seth Rogen and Zac Efron in Bad Neighbours.

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02:26 – Child of Light
37:48 – Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney
01:12:57 – Godzilla
01:28:05 – 01:48:47 – Godzilla SPOILER TALK
01:48:47 – Bad Neighbours

Thanks for listening fellow addicts! Join us next week for our review of X-Men: Days of Future Past.

Ep. 055 – Captain America: Winter Soldier, MGS5: Ground Zeroes, Mr. Peabody & Sherman – 5th Apr. 2014

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03:05 – Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes
24:04 – Shadow of The Colossus
41:16 – Titanfall
49:39 – Captain America: The Winter Soldier
1:30:13 – Mr. Peabody & Sherman

It’s a show of super heroic proportions again this week as the guys drench themselves in nothing but bad-ass movies and games!

In the first segment, Jason M and Nicole join Shane and Jason H to discuss whether Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes is worth its asking price. Shane and Jason M have also been playing the critically acclaimed Shadow of The Colossus and they discuss whether it stands the test of time.Screen Shot 2014-04-04 at 10.16.54 pm

In the second segment, Terry and Ben rejoin the cast to review Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson and Samuel L. Jackson in Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier.

And to wrap it up, the guys review Mr. Peabody & Sherman, from the director of The Lion King.

Thanks for listening fellow addicts! Join us next week when we review Noah and The LEGO Movie :)

Ep. 053 – Infamous: Second Son, Ico, Colossatron – 22nd Mar. 2014

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03:42 – Infamous: Second Son
33:43 – Ico
49:47 – Colossatron

This week on the Awesome Addiction it’s all about the games as Shane, Jason & Jason circle the mics to discuss PlayStation 4 exclusive Infamous: Second Son. Mr. Mirah has also finished the HD remake of critical darling Ico and Shane has dived into Colossatron on Android, from the makers of Fruit Ninja and Jetpack Joyride.

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Next week it’s back to the movies as the guys review Need For Speed and Pompeii, or as we like to call it, Jack Bauer on a volcano.

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Ep. 051 – Thief, Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, Oscars 2014 Results, 3 Days To Kill – 8th Mar. 2014

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02:56 – 86th Academy Awards Results/Oscar Predictions Wager
16:18 – VS.
25:41 – Thief
57:28 – Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII
89:12 – 3 Days To Kill

20140306_reuters_oscar-selfieWe’re one episode away from The Awesome Addiction’s 1st Birthday and the crew record a big show to warm up. In the first segment, Shane, Jason, Ben & Terry discuss the winners of the 86th Academy Awards and decipher who won the Oscar Predictions Wager. And because can’t help themselves, they play a little VS!
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In the second and third segments Jason Mirah, returning champion Nicole Haering and first-timer Chad Bennett get a hold of the microphones to discuss stealth game Thief and RPG Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII.
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And to wrap it up, the guys review Kevin Costner in 3 Days To Kill before teasing what they’ll be doing next week for a very special birthday episode 52.

Thank you very much for listening and we’ll se you next week for our reviews of Titanfall, The Monuments Men, Non-Stop and 300: Rise of an Empire.