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AboutJohn Reilly

John Reilly

John Reilly

John is co-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: Injustice 2

May 23, 2017 |

So Injustice 2 is finally out and we’ve been playing NetherRealm Studios’ latest fighting title for the best part of a week and can honestly say that we love it. A successor to 2014’s Injustice: Gods Among Us, Injustice 2 … Read More

WATCH: New ‘Middle-earth: Shadow of War’ open world trailer

May 18, 2017 |

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has just released a brand new trailer showcasing the diverse and dynamic open-world of Middle-earth: Shadow of War.

The video introduces viewers to the various environments within Middle-earth, stretching beyond Mordor, and give fans the first glimpse … Read More

Google Announce New Standalone Daydream-Ready VR Headsets

May 18, 2017 |

At their annual I/O event yesterday, Google had quite a bit to talk about but one of the more interesting announcements from the day was that, in partnership with HTC and Lenovo, they would be launching new standalone Daydream-ready VR … Read More

GameStop Ireland Offering Exclusive Trade-in Deals for Customers

May 17, 2017 |

GameStop have just announced that they are offering Irish gamers the chance to get more bang for their buck when they trade in their consoles and games at their local GameStop store.

Customers can now get an added bonus when … Read More

WATCH: Launch Trailer for Injustice 2 – Out 19th May

May 16, 2017 |

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment have just released a brand new trailer for Injustice 2 which launches officially in the US today and on the 19th of May in Ireland.

Injustice 2 is the super-powered sequel to … Read More

REVIEW: Forza Horizon 3 Hot Wheels

May 16, 2017 |

Having already reviewed Forza Horizon 3, you’ll know that we here at TheEffect.Net HQ are big fans of the game but this latest piece of DLC really adds to the overall package. Pairing the fantastic visuals and well-honed controls of … Read More

HANDS-ON PREVIEW: HTC U 11 – The ‘Squeezable’ Smartphone

May 16, 2017 |

So, after a number of leaks over the past couple of weeks, HTC has finally unveiled its newest flagship in the form of the HTC U 11. Announced at an event in Taipei this morning, we were lucky enough to … Read More

Parkpnp, the parking marketplace, officially launches in Ireland

May 12, 2017 |

Parkpnp, a new platform which is aiming revolutionise the car parking experience for motorists and parking space owners, has officially launched in Ireland.

Parkpnp is a marketplace for under-used parking spaces which is available online, on iOS and Android. Parkpnp helps … Read More

Amazon Unveils Echo Show: An Echo with a 7″ touchscreen

May 9, 2017 |

Amazon has just taken the wraps off Echo Show, a WiFi-enabled home device with a 7″ screen that is the latest addition to its Alexa-powered Echo range of home hubs from Amazon that plays media and responds to voice commands.

 

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#NuggsForCarter is now the most Retweeted Tweet of all time

May 9, 2017 |

It’s official. Carter Wilkerson’s (@carterjwm) call for a year’s supply of free nuggets from @Wendys has become the Tweet heard around the world. With 3.42M Retweets, it has officially surpassed Ellen’s infamous selfie as the most Retweeted Tweet of all … Read More