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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: Forza Horizon 4

September 25, 2018 |

Forza Horizon 4 has a hard job to do, its predecessor was one of my favourite racing games of all time. It mixed great graphics, multiplayer and soundtrack with a deep career mode and sheer sense of fun. So, how … Read More

REVIEW: Unravel Two

July 7, 2018 |

Unravel Two is EA’s indie sequel to 2016’s first instalment – aiming to give players a more connected and engaging experience. How did it fare? Find out below.

 

 

Unravel isn’t a game that necessarily needed a sequel … Read More

FEATURE: Making Your First Video Game – Part 1

March 25, 2018 |

So, time for something a bit different! Friend of the site Paul Froggatt went ahead and made an actual game – with zero experience! Now, we love to support our own so do take a minute to download the game … Read More

REVIEW: Star Wars Battlefront II

December 21, 2017 |

Star Wars Battlefront II – Did EA’s sequel learn from its predecessor’s mistakes or is it doomed to repeat it? Find out in our review.

Star Wars Battlefront II starts out promisingly, fixing one of the first game’s biggest flaws. … Read More

NEWS: Xbox One gets a new Dashboard & More

August 7, 2017 |

Well, with the new Xbox One X on the horizon, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that Xbox will be refreshing the OS of their console building on your feedback right? Well, here is the new Xbox One Dashboard!

 

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REVIEW: MXGP3

June 20, 2017 |

MXGP3 is the latest in the series, developed by Italian developer ‘Milestone’. Will it be a roaring success or fail to learn from its past mistakes? Read on to find out!

MXGP3 is Milestone’s latest attempt to bring the … Read More

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