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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

“Breaking Bad” Spin-off “Better Call Saul” Coming to Netflix in 2014

December 17, 2013 |

Netflix and Sony Pictures Television have just announced “Better Call Saul” the highly-anticipated spin-off of “Breaking Bad”, will be available exclusively to streaming members in Europe and Latin America shortly after its airing in the U.S, beginning in 2014.

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Here’s what Ireland tweeted about in 2013

December 12, 2013 |

2013 was the year of the Anglo Tapes, the Seanad Referendum and the election of a new Pope.  To mark the end of the year, we’ve delved into our data to create our annual ‘Year on Twitter’ roundup. You … Read More

Brand New ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Trailer Arrives

December 5, 2013 |

A brand new trailer for ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ has just landed and we get to see a lot more of not one but all 3 villians spidey is up against in this next chapter. We get a better look … Read More

Killzone: Shadow Fall Review

December 5, 2013 | 1

The new generation of consoles is upon us and Sony have entered the ring with the beast that is the Playstation 4. The PS4 is said to be 10 times as powerful as the PS3 and if Killzone: Shadow Fall … Read More

HMV announce

December 4, 2013 |

HMV today announced the launch of, marking the first phase of HMV’s re-entry into digital entertainment since the company was acquired by Hilco Capital in April.

In addition, HMV’s new smartphone app is now live in the iOS and … Read More

HTC announce the launch of the HTC One in gold

November 28, 2013 |

HTC have just announced the release of their multi-award winning phone in gold. Will it resembles more of a champagne gold colour it still looks extremely slick in this new skin. The HTC One has been the most successful phone … Read More

Playstation 4 launches at Midnight tonight and the Liffey is lit up to celebrate

November 28, 2013 |

To celebrate the much anticipated arrival of the PS4 in Ireland, PlayStation Ireland have lit up the Liffey with its iconic symbols and are holding. an on-street competition unlike any other to give away the first five PS4 consoles in Ireland. There … Read More

Google Transit Launched in Ireland by Minister Alan Kelly

November 27, 2013 |

Ireland has had its entire public transport system mapped on Google Maps, meaning commuters and tourists can now easily plan trips and journeys anywhere in Ireland, from door-to-door.


Google Maps Transit is now live in Ireland as a result … Read More

GTA: San Andreas is coming to iOS, Android & Windows Phone in December

November 27, 2013 |

Yes folks, you read that right, the much beloved GTA instalment is making it’s way to mobile this December. Rockstar have said it will have improved graphics and shadows, better draw distances and character and car models, contextual controls so … Read More

Netflix to launch 2nd season of Lilyhammer exclusively for UK, Ireland and the Netherland subscribers

November 25, 2013 | 1

Netflix will premiere the second season of its original seriesLilyhammer starring Steven Van Zandt (“The Sopranos,” E Street Band) on Friday 13th  December at 8:01am(Irish Time).  All eight episodes of the one-hour series about a mob fixer who enters the witness protection program in … Read More