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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: Wolfenstein: Youngblood Launch Trailer

July 24, 2019 |

The ruthless, Nazi-slaying blood of Blazkowicz runs through BJ’s twin daughters, Jess and Soph, as they search for their legendary father in Paris in the launch trailer for Wolfenstein: Youngblood. Available for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch … Read More

REVIEW: Huawei FreeBuds Lite

July 22, 2019 |

The Huawei P30 series launched in the country a few months ago, and along with it are two accessories — the Huawei Watch GT and the Freebuds Lite.

On looks alone, the Freebuds Lite are identical to the Huawei Freebuds as … Read More

REVIEW: Trover Saves The Universe (PSVR)

July 8, 2019 |

If Squanch Games’ previous VR collaboration with Rick and Morty creator Justin Roiland left you craving a more substantial, premium experience, then this expansive, foul-mouthed follow-up should prove just the ticket. Trover Saves the Universe is far from the on-rails, sub-hour-long “experience” that … Read More

Sony annouces new WF-1000XM3 headphones

July 5, 2019 |

Sony has just expanded their impressive 1000X wireless audio range with the introduction of the new WF-1000XM3 wireless headphones. Taking inspiration from their fantastic noise-cancelling over ear headphones, the WH-1000XM3’s, the much smaller earbud-style headphones will pack many similar software … Read More

Nokia 4.2 now available in Ireland for €149

July 1, 2019 |

HMD Global has just announced that the new Nokia 4.2 is available to buy today from Vodafone for €149. The key stats for the handset can be found below and we’ll have our review live on the site … Read More

Vhi launches Amazon Alexa skill to promote mindfulness

June 17, 2019 |

Vhi has just launched a guided mindfulness skill available via Amazon Alexa to support better sleep habits. The skill was designed specifically for use before bedtime to help users wind down and to create a better sleep routine … Read More

Bethesda @E3 2019: Watch All The Trailers Right Here

June 10, 2019 |

Bethesda were second to the stage for this year’s E3 proceedings after Microsoft’s offering and, for Irish fans anyway, the 2am start time might have resulted in many of you sleeping through what Bethesda had to show off. Fear not, … Read More

Xbox @ E3 2019: Watch All The Trailers Right Here

June 9, 2019 |

So Microsoft has just finished up their Xbox E3 2019 press conference and there’s quite a lot to unpack. With Sony deciding to skip this year’s event, Microsoft had the rule of the roost and took this unique opportunity to … Read More

Google Stadia: Launching in Ireland in November for €9.99/month

June 6, 2019 |

Google has just finished up their first ever ‘Stadia Connect’ press conference and we’ve finally gotten a lot more info on their brand new game streaming service. Below are some of the key points from this evening’s announcement.

Google has … Read More

REVIEW: RAGE 2

June 1, 2019 |

Rage 2 is depicted as a crazy, over the top game and is trying to shake the image of the grimier, more serious narrative portrayed by the original Rage all those years ago. Having played the latest title from a … Read More