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David McGinley

David McGinley

Irish Writer, Ad man and lover of tea, all things digital, gaming, coffee, photography, gadgets, writer @TheEffectDotNet. Views are my own.

Posts By David McGinley

REVIEW: Nintendo Switch

March 6, 2017 |

So here’s something that doesn’t come round too often, a proper new console review! Instead of having a portable and home console, Nintendo are going all in with the Nintendo Switch. A portable games console you can dock. Or, depending on … Read More

NEWS: Xbox Game Pass Announced – Over 100 titles available on demand

February 28, 2017 |

Here’s something we weren’t expecting, Xbox have announced a Netflix style on-demand subscription for Xbox One featuring the best of Xbox One and backward compatible Xbox 360 titles.

 

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REVIEW: Steep

December 27, 2016 |

Steep is something entirely new for this generation, a winter sports game! It’s been a pretty quiet genre since SSX and Amped hung up their snowboards but Ubisoft Annecy have brought the genre back, throwing in skiing, paragliding and wingsuiting … Read More

REVIEW: Titanfall 2

December 6, 2016 |

Titanfall 2. A game that saw criticism on it’s Xbox One exclusive debut due to it’s lack of a campaign is back and Respawn Entertainment have sought to silence a lot of critics with it’s release. Titanfall 2 adds a … Read More

REVIEW: Box – Accessories worth getting excited about

November 30, 2016 |

Box, a company that you might not have heard of yet but is one you might start hearing a lot more about. They’re a UK based tech company who make peripherals for your phone, tablet or laptop and they gave … Read More

NEWS: Nintendo Switch Announced

October 20, 2016 |

So, after years of Nintendo floundering in the console space but smashing it in the portable gaming arena, they’ve ‘switched’ it up (be prepared for years of that joke). Nintendo have merged their portable and home consoles together to form … Read More

REVIEW: Forza Horizon 3

September 20, 2016 |

Forza Horizon 3 is an immensely easy game to review. It follows the template that every sequel should, it takes the predecessor, fixes what’s wrong and really just does everything in its power to build a fun game. My main … Read More

REVIEW: Mirror’s Edge Catalyst

July 18, 2016 |

Nearly ten years after EA’s surprise release, we’ve finally got another trip back to the City of Glass in Mirror’s Edge Catalyst. This was something no-one expected when EA launched a sequel to a first-person, free-running, action adventure game that … Read More

Quick Thoughts – Mirror’s Edge Catalyst – Beta

April 30, 2016 |

So, after nearly nine years, we finally have a sequel to EA’s under-loved free-running adventure ‘Mirror’s Edge’ and it’s shaping up to be a massive improvement on the original. The story (we won’t spoil) but Faith is freed and quickly … Read More

REVIEW: The Division

March 26, 2016 |

The Division has to be one of Ubisoft’s most anticipated releases in the last few years (second maybe to Watch Dogs). It’s been delayed and at points we worried whether we’d be able to explore it’s torn version of New … Read More