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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

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WATCH: 13 minutes of Uncharted: The Lost Legacy gameplay

July 26, 2017 |

Naughty Dog has just released some brand new gameplay footage for their upcoming title, Uncharted: The Lost Legacy which launches on August 22nd exclusively on Playstation 4 and PS4 Pro.

 

 

This new Uncharted title from Naughty Dog … Read More

New Nokia smartphone range & Nokia 3310 coming to Ireland next week

July 26, 2017 |

Nokia are re-entering the smartphone market here in Ireland next week, August 2nd, with the launch of the Android-powered Nokia 6, Nokia 5 and Nokia 3 along with the reincarnation of the much loved Nokia 3310.

HMD Global, the new owners … Read More

REVIEW: SUPERHOT VR (PSVR)

July 25, 2017 |

SUPERHOT and its alternative VR incarnations on the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive have been gaining worldwide acclaim from a slew of gaming outlets and now, the ‘FPS puzzle’ game, as I like to call it, makes its way to … Read More

GameStop hosting Game-athon events around Ireland to mark the launch of Splatoon 2

July 18, 2017 |

To mark the upcoming release of Splatoon 2 on the Nintendo Switch this Friday, July 21st, GameStop is hosting in-store “game-athons” in 5 of their Irish stores including Blanchardstown, Athlone and Patrick’s Street, Cork on Saturday 22nd.

Splatoon 2 fans and … Read More

Apple Pay launches for AIB customers

July 18, 2017 |

Having officially launched back in March in Ireland, Apple Pay was only available to Ulster Bank and KBC customers, but now, starting today, AIB customers can avail of the service.

 

 

The cash-free payment system allows users to … Read More

WATCH: Behind The Scenes Look At Star Wars Battlefront II Single Player Campaign

July 16, 2017 |

At Disney’s D23 convention this week, EA and DICE showed off some behind the scenes footage of Star Wars Battlefront II and got to learn more about the sequel’s newly added campaign mode.

In the video, we get to see … Read More

REVIEW: Black the Fall

July 14, 2017 |

Originally released for PC back in 2014, Sand Sailor Studio’s dystopian side scroller, Black the Fall has finally arrived on PS4 and Xbox One. Black the Fall is a bleak, mono-tonal title that has you guide a machinist to freedom from … Read More

REVIEW: That’s You!

July 11, 2017 |

That’s You!, The first game in Playstation’s new line-up of ‘Playlink’ technology-based games, which use participants’ phones or tablets to interact with the action on your TV screen, was announced at this year’s E3. This new party game, which was … Read More

Amazon release ‘The Grand Tour’ Season 2 sneak peek

July 11, 2017 |

Amazon Prime Video has revealed a brand new teaser of The Grand Tour ahead of the launch of the second season later this year. The new footage, which is the first look at any filming from the hugely anticipated second series, sees … Read More

8-BIT Game from BoxyMo.ie aims to highlight road safety messages amongst young Irish drivers

July 3, 2017 |

BoxyMo.ie, Ireland’s first dedicated telematics insurer, has just launched an online game targeted at Ireland’s younger drivers. Available to play at www.boxymo.ie/game, the game is playable on mobile, desktop and tablet and will serve as a vehicle to educate young drivers on road … Read More