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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

Assassin’s Creed 4 Announced!

February 28, 2013 |

Ubisoft has just announced Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag for the Xbox 360, PS3, Wii U and PC. No mention of next-gen consoles yet. Looking at the image released, it’s clear the game will have a pirate theme with you … Read More

How does Will Wright, Creator of the original SimCity, play the new SimCity?

February 27, 2013 |

How does the creator of the original SimCity play the new SimCity? Maxis Studio invited videogame luminary Will Wright to play the game before it is launched and last week, he interviewed Creative Director Ocean Quigley on the design choices … Read More

Samsung to host Galaxy S4 launch event on March 14th

February 25, 2013 |

Samsung has begun to send out their invites to an unpacking event in New York on the 14th of March. The invite has the text “READY 4 THE SHOW”  which means this is the official launch event for the Samsung … Read More

PS4 and Killzone: Shadow Fall demo on Jimmy Fallon

February 22, 2013 |

The Late Night Show with Jimmy Fallon got the first playable PS4 demo outside of the launch event last Wednesday. Admittedly, it’s the same sequence we saw being played at the launch event but it was good to see it … Read More

Ex Pussycat Doll Ashley Roberts ‘suits up’ for the launch of Crysis 3

February 22, 2013 |

Dancing on Ice judge and ex Pussycat Doll, Ashley Roberts, became the hunter this week, suiting up in the notorious Nanosuit to launch the latest video game release, Crysis 3. The Nanosuit has become the hero of the Crysis franchise, … Read More

Crysis 3 Review

February 21, 2013 | 1

The Effect.net’s Crysis 3 review! Well it’s finally here! EA’s latest nansuit-wearing baby has finally hit the market. It’s been nearly two years since the last installment in the Crysis trilogy but I must admit, I was worth the wait!

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New Google Glass video shows how it will really work and look!

February 20, 2013 |

Google has just released a video showcasing how their innovative Google glass headset will actually look and work and I must admit, it looks amazing! This really is Science Fiction stuff but will be launching as soon as next year … Read More

New NEX-3N by Sony puts pro-quality images in everyone’s reach

February 20, 2013 |

A really nice new compact camera from Sony! Here’s the full press release:

Super-compact interchangeable lens APS-C camera weighs just 210g

  • No-fuss self-portraits with 180° tiltable LCD screen and zoom lever
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HTC One Announced – Get all the details here!

February 19, 2013 |

HTC has just announced the HTC One, their new flagship superphone! I looks just like the leaked images of late!

Irish Availability – The official press release lists Vodafone Ireland, O2 Ireland and Meteor Ireland … Read More

Panasonic Expands its Award Winning Portfolio of HD Camcorders – V720, V520, V210

February 18, 2013 |

Here’s some nice new camcorders from Panasonic! We’ll be reviewing them shortly so if you’ve any questions about them get in touch and we’ll be sure to answer them!

Continuing to push the boundaries, Panasonic is pleased to introduce three … Read More