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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

WATCH LIVE: Google’s Breakfast Event at 5p.m: Android 4.3 and new Nexus 7 on the cards!

July 24, 2013 |

Google have asked the press to attend an event hosted by Android and Chrome boss Sundar Pichai in San Francisco today. If recent leaks are anything to go by, we can see Mr. Pichai use this event to announce the … Read More

The Evolution of Wolverine: 1974 to Present Day

July 20, 2013 |

Wolverine. Probably one of the most iconic Marvel creations to ever grace the page of a comic book has a long lineage to his modern day appearance.

Thanks to this really cool infographic from the guys over at, we … Read More

HTC One Mini is now official!

July 18, 2013 |

Well all of the rumours were true, HTC have just announced the HTC One Mini. Which is basically the well loved HTC One in a more hand-friendly size. This little beauty can be seen to be direct competition for Samsung’s … Read More

Monster Announce New DNA Headphones

July 17, 2013 |

Monster, the company that engineered the sound of Beats by Dr. Dre, have just announced their latest product range, Monster DNA heaphones. The stylish headphones are said to be quite robust and able to take a knock and in today’s … Read More

Need for Speed: Most Wanted Coming to PS Plus this August + More

July 17, 2013 |

SCEE, or Sony Computer Entertainment Europe if you don’t like abbreviations has just announced it’s August line-up for Playstation Plus on the PS3 and PS Vita, and boy is it a line up!

To start, for the PS3 owners, … Read More

Logitech launch new Z600 bluetooth speakers

July 17, 2013 |

Logitech has just announced a pair of ultra stylish bluetooth speakers that can be paired to any bluetooth enabled multimedia device or connected via a 3.5mm cable. Their bluetooth connectivity is a first for Logitech when it comes to multimedia … Read More

New Assassin’s Creed 4 Gameplay Video

July 11, 2013 |

Ubisoft has just released a brand new gameplay video for Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag. The video focuses on naval exploration in the game and shows off how big the pirate-riden world in the game really is. The sheer scale … Read More

GTA V Gameplay trailer released

July 9, 2013 | 1

So Rockstar Games has finally released a video showing off gameplay footage of their upcoming instalment in the Grand Theft Auto franchise. The video depicts many of the different gameplay aspects and mechanics to be found in the game and … Read More

‘Xbox President’ Don Mattrick leaves to become CEO of Zynga

July 3, 2013 |

Well the rumours were true. Don Mattrick, former Microsoft Interactive Entertainment Business President (that’s a mouthful) has left the company to become the new CEO of social and mobile developer Zynga. The reasoning behind his impromptu departure is said to be … Read More

Sony announce the Xperia Z Ultra, the World’s thinnest smartphone with the largest full HD display

June 27, 2013 |

Sony have just entered themselves into the ‘phablet’ market with the introduction of their latest smartphone, the Xperia Z Ultra. This is one beast of a phone with a whopping 6.4″ full HD screen, the World’s fatest processor clocking at … Read More