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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

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

Watch the Playstation Gamescom Press Conference right here @6p.m.

August 20, 2013 |

Eager to find out the definite release date for the PS4? Want to know more about many of the exclusive games coming to the console or just want your fill of brand new gameplay trailers? Well you’ve come to the … Read More

World’s First Twitter Hotel Caters For Social Media Addicts

August 20, 2013 |

Planning a trip to Spain soon? Magaluf to be exact. Afraid of missing out on Twitter trends and tweeting to your heart’s content? Well this might just be the perfect hotel for you!

Meliá Hotels International, the leading hotel … Read More

All Xbox One preorders in Europe will get free copy of FIFA 14

August 20, 2013 | 2

Micrsoft has just wrapped up their 2013 Gamescom showcase and have announced that all preorders for Xbox One in Europe will receive a free copy of EA Sports FIFA 14. Even preorders which have been already placed will be upgraded … Read More

Xbox One Unboxing Video

August 8, 2013 |

Larry Hryb, better known to Major Nelson has just done an Xbox One unboxing video to show it off in all it’s glory. We all know that the Xbox One isn’t a small device but we’re surprise to see that, … Read More

Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa Review

August 7, 2013 |

Ah haaa! You’re about to enter the world of radio presenter Alan Partridge. He is 55, presents on North Norfolk Digital, has a long suffering personal assistant called Lynn Benfield whom he frequently humiliates and is about to become a hero.

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