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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: Metro Exodus Launch Trailer

February 15, 2019 |

Metro Exodus is finally out today and it brings an action-packed launch trailer with it, albeit a devastatingly bleak one. The trailer depicts what the Artyom, the game’s protagonist, will come up against as he jumps aboard the massive Aurora … Read More

REVIEW: Skullcandy Push Wireless Earbuds

February 13, 2019 |

When it comes to audio products, Skullcandy has always been a brand I was aware of from a distance but never actually owned any of their equipment. Now, with the introduction of their first ever truly wireless earbuds, the Skullcandy … Read More

Microsoft’s new Surface Pro 6, Surface laptop 2 & Surface Studio 2 available in Ireland today – Surface Headphones coming in March

February 7, 2019 |

Back in October 2018, Microsoft announced 4 new products in their Surface line. Fast forward to February 2019 and Microsoft has just announced that these 3 of these new products, the Surface Pro 6, the Surface Laptop 2 … Read More

EStars featuring Fortnite taking over Croke Park, February 16th, 2019

February 6, 2019 |

Next Saturday, February 16th, Croke Park will be playing host to the Irish leg of the EStars featuring Fortnite tournament that will see a few lucky Irish gamers winning a chance to play at Stamford Bridge, London at the Final in … Read More

REVIEW: Anker Soundcore Spirit X Wireless Earphones

February 1, 2019 |

Anker’s Soundcore is a brand many of you may not have heard of but they’re slowly making more and more waves in the audio technology industry with their well-priced earphones, speakers and headphones. As our first review of Anker’s Soundcore … Read More

WATCH: New ‘Metro Exodus Uncovered’ Gameplay Video

January 31, 2019 |

Publisher Deep Silver and developer 4A Games have released a new trailer for Metro Exodus called  ‘Uncovered’ which welcomes newcomers to the world of Metro.

Here is an overview of the game and video, via Deep Silver:

Famed for their gripping atmosphere, intense … Read More

REVIEW: Nuraphone Wireless Headphones

January 24, 2019 |

So, as we all may or may not know, everyone’s hearing profiles are different. I may like more bass while you enjoy more treble, that’s just personal preference. When we buy headphones, the majority of the time, the amount of … Read More

WATCH: Brand new Far Cry New Dawn story trailer

January 23, 2019 |

With less than a month to go until its launch, Ubisoft has just dropped a brand new story trailer for Far Cry New Dawn and boy, do things look to get a bit mental. It must be stated that if … Read More

REVIEW: Nokia 7.1

January 14, 2019 |

With most modern flagship phones now in the €1000+ price range, Nokia has introduced a sub €300 phone that is sure to impress buyers on a budget. HMD Global, the newest owners of the Nokia brand have brought these handsets … Read More

REVIEW: Mobvoi TicPods Free

January 12, 2019 |

When the AirPods made their debut, Apple users were annoyed to say the least given their high price tag but still purchased them en masse. While they were better than their wired predecessors which snagged and tangled, there were (and … Read More