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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

Panasonic launch the Lumix GF6: A very impressive DSLM

April 11, 2013 |

Having just returned from our first International trip to Vienna to attend Panasonic’s Imaging conference, we were more than happy to get some hands-on time with this brand new device.

The GF6 is the latest installment in Panasonic’s Lumix G … Read More

Facebook and HTC announce the HTC First with Facebook Home

April 4, 2013 | 2


Mark Zuckerberg has just wrapped up the Facebook press conference with the announcement of Facebook Home and the HTC First in San Francisco and boy has he given us plenty to talk about.

Facebook Home

To start, Mark announced … Read More

First mobile phone call made 40 years ago today!

April 3, 2013 | 1

This day, exactly 40 years ago, Marty Cooper made the first ever mobile phone call from a sidewalk in New York City and the rest is ‘portable communication’ history. A Motorola executive at the time, Marty was said to have … Read More

Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time Review

March 28, 2013 |

In an age were the words ‘gritty’ and ‘realism’ are so over used it’s surprising they don’t disintegrate in on top of themselves, Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time is a welcome release to the somber array of in your face … Read More

EA announce Army of Two: The Devil’s Cartel will be available this Friday

March 27, 2013 |

You don’t have to wait very long now to get your next fix from EA and the Army of Two franchise with Army of Two: The Devil’s Cartel being released on the 29th of this month or Friday to you … Read More

EA and Dice reveal Battlefield 4 with 17 minutes of gameplay footage

March 27, 2013 |

So last night in San Francisco at an invite only event, EA and Dice took the wraps off the latest installment in the Battlefield franchise, Battlefield 4. A few suspected screen shots for the game leaked online before the event … Read More

God of War: Ascension Review: A Blast from the Past

March 26, 2013 |

Bloody button bashing fun is one way to describe God of War: Acsension but the game is so much more than that. It certainly is great fun but with the addition of an epic multiplayer mode and a trip into … Read More

Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag Gameplay Video

March 25, 2013 | 1

Ubisoft have just released a brand new gameplay trailer for their upcoming game, Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag. The trailer shows the main protagonist, Edward Kenway, swash-buckle his way around the seas from Kingston to Havana. It’s hard to tell … Read More

Toshiba Mini 3D Sound Bar Review: Good things come in small packages

March 25, 2013 | 1

When we first opened the box containing the Toshiba Mini 3D Sound bar, we couldn’t believe how much packaging there was and how little sound bar and subwoofer there was! This thing is surprisingly small and the subwoofer isn’t much … Read More

Panasonic Unveils 2013 LED/LCD VIERA Line-up for Europe

March 21, 2013 |

Having recently announced their latest range of plasma screens for Europe, Panasonic have now just announced their full line-up of LED/LCD Viera screens for Europe also. As I mentioned in the previous post about the plasma screens, I managed to … Read More