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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

REVIEW: Knowledge is Power (PlayLink)

November 16, 2017 |

Attention trivia aficionados, Wish Studios’ Playstation PlayLink title, Knowledge is Power, is finally here! (well, our review is anyway, the game launches next Wednesday, Nov. 22nd.) The latest addition to Playstation’s collection of PlayLink games, Knowledge is Power gets you … Read More

It’s Official! Harry Potter version of ‘Pokémon Go’ Launching in 2018

November 9, 2017 |

After the monumental success of their 2016 augmented reality title, Pokémon Go, it sounds like Niantic, in partnership with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, have the makings of yet another hugely popular AR game with the announcement of Harry Potter: Wizards Unite.

Much … Read More

Panasonic Announce New LUMIX G9 With 80MP High Resolution Mode

November 8, 2017 |

Panasonic has just announced a brand new flagship Compact System Camera in the form of the LUMIX G9. The new G9 achieves the highest ever image quality in photo shooting by increasing resolution, gradation and colour reproduction with its 20.3 … Read More

REVIEW: Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds

November 7, 2017 |

Back in February of this year, Guerilla Games took the world by surprise and released a game that wasn’t connected to their iconic Killzone franchise. That game was Horizon Zero Dawn and it became one of the most critically acclaimed … Read More

REVIEW: Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

November 3, 2017 |

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus is finally here. The sequel to 2014’s reboot of the iconic franchise, Wolfenstein: The New Order, Wolfenstein II is filled with even more carnage, blood, and some pretty great set pieces. Aside from all these … Read More

REVIEW: Xbox One X

November 3, 2017 |

Cast your minds back to E3 2016, when Microsoft took to the stage at one of the world’s largest gaming conventions to announce their official entry into the 4K gaming console market and its direct competitor to Sony’s PS4 Pro. … Read More

REVIEW: Assassin’s Creed Origins

November 2, 2017 |

The Assassin’s Creed franchise goes back to its roots with the latest installment: Assassin’s Creed Origins. Having taken 4 years to develop and having missed their usual yearly launch cycle, Ubisoft has put a lot of work into their latest AC title … Read More

HTC Ireland announce the HTC U11 life

November 2, 2017 |

At a Tapei event earlier this morning, HTC took the wraps off their brand new HTC U11 life handset which is set to launch in Ireland on November 17th. As the newest addition to the U11 family, the U11 life … Read More

Razer announce new Razer Phone: Will be Three Ireland Exclusive

November 2, 2017 |

Razer has just taken the wraps of their very first smartphone, The Razer Phone, and it’s an absolute beast. The new handset (seen as the first creation from Razer’s acquisition of Nextbit earlier this year) comes with an all-metal unibody, a large 5.7″ … Read More

REVIEW: Sony Xperia XZ1 & XZ1 Compact

November 1, 2017 |

We’ve just spent the last two weeks with the new Sony Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact smartphones and put them through their paces. Much like their predecessors, these new handsets are designed in a very recognisable ‘Xperia’ way with their … Read More