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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.

Posts By John Reilly

Vodafone Ireland confirm 4G availability

September 26, 2013 |

Vodafone Ireland have just confirmed that they will begin the official rollout of their 4G network next month with the aim to be in 5 cities and 22 towns before Christmas. This is great news for all you 4G enabled … Read More

Irish rock band The Dirty Epics shoot new music video entirely on the HTC One

September 24, 2013 |

Daniel Dalton, from Walkinstown, was the lucky winner of HTC and Hot Press’ competition to shoot Irish rock band, The Dirty Epics’ new music video and it was all done on the award winning HTC One.

Daniel’s video was … Read More

Amazing Forza 5 promo video uses speed in a genius way

September 19, 2013 |

Whoever thought of this idea should get a pay rise. This extremely clever idea, to use a speeding car to capture footage from it’s roof as it flies by hundreds of still images from the game creating a beautiful animation, … Read More

Playstation Plus this October to include Far Cry 3 & Street Fighter X Tekken

September 18, 2013 |

Well Sony have done it again. They’ve managed to pick some really great games to give to their Playstation Plus members completely free of charge. The biggest one that’s landing on the 25th of September is Ubisoft’s epic open-worlder, Far … Read More

Google opens The Foundry and celebrates 10 years in Ireland with heart warming video

September 12, 2013 |

We got the chance to attend the official opening of a brand new premises at Google’s EMEA headquarters here in Dublin called The Foundry. The Foundry is Google’s new Digital Innovation Centre and the first of it’s kind in Europe. It … Read More

Apple’s iPhone Event 2013 Round Up

September 10, 2013 |

So Apple have just wrapped up their annual iPhone event over in San Francisco so here is our wrap up summary of what went down.


The show started with a new look at the previously announced iOS 7. … Read More


September 10, 2013 |

Netflix and Bloomberg Businessweek have just announced the new documentary film “HANK: Five Years From the Brink” will launch exclusively on Netflix on September 16, 2013. The film, co-produced by Bloomberg Businessweek and RadicalMedia, features former U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry … Read More

Killzone: Mercenary Review

September 4, 2013 |

Killzone: Mercenary has finally landed for the PS Vita and we got our hands on the game to give it a once over. Is it a welcomed entry into the Killzone universe? Will it become an infamous ‘device seller’? Read … Read More

Open Me! Review

August 29, 2013 |

Like a good mental challenge? One that will literally get you up off your seat? Well the guys from SCE Japan might just have the game for you. Open Me! is a very clever augmented reality (or AR) puzzle game … Read More

BREAKING: Sony Playstation 4 Release date announced & More

August 20, 2013 |

So it’s official, Sony have just announced the release date for the PS4 and you can expect to get your hands on the brand new next-gen console on November 29th. So who’s going to be picking up a PS4 on … Read More