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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

REVIEW: Demon’s Souls – A Masterful Remake

December 1, 2020 |

FromSoftware tortured and entertained our souls on the PlayStation 3 with Demon’s Souls, a game presumed to be in the same universe as Dark Souls. The point of the game is to challenge players with impossibly difficult odds, strip away … Read More

Nokia announces their Black Friday deals

November 27, 2020 |

Nokia’s parent company, HMD Global, has announced their very own deals for this year’s Black Friday that will be available at Vodafone, ​Three and Harvey Norman. As a smartphone manufacturer, Nokia are seen as leaders in the back when it … Read More

REVIEW: Huawei P Smart 2021

November 24, 2020 |

Even with all that’s going on for Huawei, they are determined to continue their P Smart series by adding the new Huawei P Smart 2021 smartphone to the range. Like P Smart 2020, the next-generation model offers an elegant and … Read More

RHA Announces new €299 TrueControl ANC Earbuds

November 19, 2020 |

The premium ANC earbud market is filling up by the day and Glasgow-based technology company, RHA, are entering the ring with their brand new RHA TrueControl ANC earbuds. These new €299 premium earbuds from the company come with adjustable active … Read More

Sky Q adds 40+ HDR Movies & Improved Voice Search to the Platform

November 18, 2020 |

Sky Q has just announced a range of new features coming to the platform along with an a collection of HDR movies just in time for Christmas. Rolling out over the next month, the features are designed to make … Read More

REVIEW: Sackboy: A Big Adventure

November 17, 2020 |

Cast your minds back to 2008 when a plucky little game studio called Media Molecule released their crafting creation, Little Big Planet, into the world on PS3. Fast forward to 2020 and that very game’s protagonist, Sackboy, is back again … Read More

REVIEW: Huawei FreeBuds Studio – ANC That Delivers

November 12, 2020 |

​  At the recent launch of their new Mate 40 Series of handsets, which unfortuntately aren’t coming to Ireland, Huawei also revealed their newest consumer audio product, the Huawei FreeBuds Studio. These are the company’s first over-ear headphones with some … Read More

REVIEW: Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales (PS5)

November 6, 2020 |

It’s been two years since Insomniac Games launched their take on one of the most iconic superheroes of all time with 2018’s Spider-Man becoming a runaway success as an exclusive title on Sony’s PS4 console. Realising the immense fandom around … Read More

REVIEW: PlayStation 5 – True Next Gen Gaming

November 6, 2020 |

2020 has been quite a year and we’re not even done yet. Ignoring all of the major global events that have taken place or are still happening around us, for gamers anyway, 2020 is actually an important one. With the … Read More

REVIEW: Xbox Series X|S – For The Fans

November 5, 2020 |

So the time is finally upon us and Microsoft’s next gen consoles are here. The Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S will launch globally on November 10th and we’ve been lucky enough to test both consoles out over the … Read More