202w ago - Previously Sony held an open casting call, and today the cast to the PlayStation Network reality series dubbed "The Tester" is revealed.
To quote from PSN Sr. Director Susan Panico: In September, we announced an open casting call for The Tester and the response has been tremendous.
I want to thank everyone for your submissions! We heard from thousands of PlayStation fans from across the country, all eagerly vying for a spot on The Tester and a chance to compete to win a gamer's ultimate dream job - an official PlayStation game tester.
Today, I am pleased to be here on the PlayStation.Blog to introduce The Tester cast. In all, 11 contestants were selected for The Tester. The cast ranges in age from 22 - 36 years-old and stems from all walks of life - from a student, to a paramedic, to a used car salesman. While a seemingly diverse bunch, this group is united in the passion needed to be the next PlayStation game tester.
To produce The Tester, we teamed up with one of the biggest names in reality television, 51 Minds, the dynamic production company that is the force behind hit series such as The Surreal Life, Rock of Love, and...
203w ago - Zipper Interactive's Sr. Community Manager Jeremy Dunham has unveiled the official PS3 Trophies for MAG (Massive Action Game) today.
To quote: Ah yes, Trophies! We know you love 'em. How do we know? Because you guys have been relentless in asking us about which trophies MAG will have over the last several months!
And so, we give up - you've gotten it out of us! Listed below are all 38 PlayStation trophies you can expect to unlock when MAG ships out on January 26. Will you be the first to get them all?
• Angel of Mercy - 25 enemies killed in their in incapacitated state over a career
• Boom Town - Earn the Mortar Demolition, Total Blackout and AAA Demolition Ribbons
• Close Call – Earn three Bomb Squad Ribbons
• Clown Car - Awarded when a player destroys an APC or a Bunker, killing two players
• Commandon't - Awarded when a player kills 50 of a certain specialty: Commando
• Coughing Killer - Killed an enemy while affect by poison gas grenades
• Dropping Like Flies - Destroy five enemy helicopters
• Duteous Maximus - Be on the winning faction for 10 Directive matches
• Efficiency Engineer - Earn three Bunker Buster Ribbons
204w ago - SCEA PR Manager Eric Levine has unveiled the MLB 10 The Show PS3 box art, and confirmed that it will be hitting stores on March 2, 2010.
To quote: Happy New Year Baseball Fans and Welcome to The Show!
We're less than two months away from Spring Training and the MLB off season news is making some big waves–Randy Johnson called it quits, Andre Dawson is headed to Cooperstown, and Matt Holliday is getting paid.
More importantly though, I'm happy to give you the exclusive look at the brand new MLB 10 The Show box art featuring our own PlayStation Hall of Famer, Joe Mauer. For those of you looking to get your work in on the virtual diamond before Opening Day, MLB 10 The Show will officially hit store shelves on MARCH 2!
So far we've been getting a great response from media who have played MLB 10. ESPN recently called The Show "A franchise that simply captures the sport of baseball better than any other, past or present."
I also thought this would be a good opportunity to highlight some...
207w ago - According to UFFSite.net (linked above), Final Fantasy XIII for PS3 has hit Japan already with a sealed copy images of the game making their way to the Internet alongside screenshots from early sections of the game.
Needless to say, Square Enix and Sony are hoping for some hefty sales figures as a result.
Additionally, FinalFantasy-XIII.net has revealed a report by a Japanese magazine which states a Final Fantasy XIII PlayStation Home Space and FF13 costumes are also on the way to Sony's virtual world.
Final Fantasy XIII Home Items include:
• Air Ship Figure (¥200)
• Carbuncle Stuffed Animal (¥200)
• Cocoon Ball (Balance Ball) (¥150)
• Eden – Chair (¥100)
• Eden – One Person Sofa (¥150)
• Eden – Planter Set (¥100)
• Eden – Shelf A (¥100)
• Eden – Shelf B (¥100)
• Eden – Sofa Table (¥100)
• Eden – Table (¥100)
• Eden – Taxidermy (¥150)
• Eden – Observation Room (¥600)
• Flower Sabotender Figure (¥200)
• Lightning Costume Set (¥600)
• Lightning Gun Sword Gun Mode Figure (¥200)
• Lightning Gun Sword Sword Mode...