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AboutJohn Reilly

John Reilly

John Reilly

John is Founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheEffect.Net. His favourite gaming series is Uncharted and his favourite film is Interstellar. He is also known to quote 'Father Ted' and Keith Lemon more than is normal. John@theeffect.net

Posts By John Reilly

WATCH: New Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus Gameplay Trailer (NSFW)

September 22, 2017 |

Bethesda Softworks has just released a brand new gameplay for their upcoming new installment in their re-imagining of the Wolfenstein franchise, Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus.

In this latest title, the Nazis have taken over America and they’ve turned Manhattan … Read More

Xbox One X Pre-orders Now Available: Enhanced Games List Grows to 130+

September 20, 2017 |

Last month at gamescom, Xbox unveiled pre-orders for the Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition, a limited edition console designed specifically for Xbox’s biggest fans. According to Microsoft, the pre-orders for the console saw record-setting sellouts in the first five days, making … Read More

Sony Xperia XZ1 Now Available in Ireland

September 20, 2017 |

Following on from its unveiling along with its smaller sibling, the Xperia XZ1 Compact, at IFA in Berlin last month, the Xperia XZ1 is now available in Ireland today. Below are some of the key specs for the device along … Read More

Dublin International Game Music Festival (iDIG) to headline at PlayersXpo 2017

September 18, 2017 |

PlayersXpo has just announced the Dublin International Game Music Festival (iDIG) as the latest act to join the PlayersXpo bill taking place on October 28th and 29th in the Convention Centre Dublin. iDIG will present two unique concerts across the bank holiday weekend, with a … Read More

FEATURE: Nostalgia is a Powerful Thing!

September 18, 2017 |

We’re hurtling through 2017 at break-neck speed but if you take one look at the year’s biggest films and must have games and gadgets, you’d be forgiven in thinking we’re still in the 80’s or 90’s. With re-imagined classics from … Read More

WATCH: Fantastic new 4K trailer for Assassin’s Creed Origins

September 14, 2017 |

With just over a month to go to its release, Ubisoft have released one of the coolest trailers yet for their upcoming installation in the Assassin’s Creed franchise, Assassin’s Creed Origins.

The trailer helps us to learn more about the … Read More

Apple announce the new iPhone X, iPhone 8 & 8 Plus & much more

September 12, 2017 |

Apple have just wrapped up things at their annual ‘New iPhone’ event at their brand new Apple Park campus in San Francisco and boy was it an impressive affair. Admittedly, a lot of the sheen had been taken from the … Read More

REVIEW: Knack 2

September 12, 2017 |

I have a confession to make: I actually sort of enjoyed the first Knack. Despite the trolling and partially deserved scorn, it was a decent PS4 launch title, even if it didn’t feel quite as complete as it should’ve been. Does Knack … Read More

REVIEW: Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle

September 6, 2017 |

When everyone first heard of a potential Mario and Rabbids crossover game, there wasn’t a single eyebrow that wasn’t raised. The idea of such a famous franchise such as Super Mario mingling in with Rabbids was a very interesting but slightly … Read More

WATCH: Brand new Assassin’s Creed Origins trailer showcasing the series’ biggest world yet

August 25, 2017 |

Ubisoft has just released a brand new trailer where we see Assassin’s Creed Origins director Ashraf Ismail and historian Maxime Durand talk about the important characters you’ll encounter on your adventure through Ancient Egypt and what you’ll be doing while exploring … Read More